Darryl E. Scott, Founder and Owner
Mr. Scott is a native Texan. He grew up in La Porte, Texas and now resides in Houston Texas.
Mr. Scott attended the University of Houston where he received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Technology. He has over 17 years of professional IT strategy and transformation experience and is currently registered to file Patent Applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Mr. Scott is also an associate Judge with the Houston Municipal Court as well as certified mediator.
Mr. Scott earned his Doctoral degree from South Texas College of Law Houston. He received recognition during his scholastic career by competing in moot court and mock trial competitions locally and across the country with the highest ranked advocacy college in the nation. He has experience in complex contract negotiation, business development and is highly sought after by other attorneys to provide consultation regarding the use of technology in law, technology in law firms, and technology in trial presentation.
Mr. Scott also has extensive trial experience in many areas of the law including Title VII, employment discrimination, personal injury, criminal cases and family law matters including complex divorce and child disputes.
Mr. Scott is now using his engineering, technology, and litigation skills to help protect client's intellectual property rights.
Njeri Mathis Rutledge, of Counsel
Mrs. Rutledge graduated summa cum laude from Spelman College and received a BA in English. She received her Juris Doctorate degree from Harvard Law School, where she served as Technical Editor of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. Following law school, she clerked for United States District Court Chief Judge John T. Nixon.
Mrs. Rutledge has over twenty years of experience as an attorney. She began her career at the law firm of Baker Botts, LLP where her practice focused on labor and employment law, toxic tort and complex civil litigation for four years. She has experience in mediations, arbitrations and trial experience in both state and federal court. She left private practice to enter the public sector as a prosecutor for the Harris County District Attorney’s Office.
During her three-year tenure as a prosecutor she gained extensive trial experience by serving as lead counsel in criminal trials and countless hearings. She worked in the Family Criminal Law Division, Juvenile Division, Felony Division and Misdemeanor Division.
Mrs. Rutledge is currently a full professor of law with tenure at South Texas College of Law Houston. She has worked as a law professor for over thirteen years. Her courses include Texas Criminal Procedure, Forensic Evidence, Criminal Litigation Drafting, and Legal Research and Writing. She was appointed by Mayor Bill White in 2009 to serve as an Associate Judge for the City of Houston, Municipal Court. When she’s in court she presides over jail, trial and arraignment dockets. She also administers magistrate warnings and reviews search warrants.
Mrs. Rutledge enjoys using her wealth of knowledge to help educate and train future lawyers, human resource professionals and other employees.