Howard Scholl is a partner based in our firm’s Tampa office and an experienced trial lawyer. He handles cases involving personal injury, wrongful death, nursing home neglect, trucking defense, hospitality industry defense, medical malpractice, contract disputes including insurance claims, construction defect claims, SIU fraud investigations as well as other general liability issues and claims for professional malpractice.
Mr. Scholl is a native Floridian and graduated from the University of Florida, with honors, in 1998 majoring in both finance and risk management. After leaving the University of Florida, he served in the office of Budget Management for the Miami-Dade County School Board, attended law school at Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee, and earned his Juris Doctorate in 2003. While in law school, Mr. Scholl served in the office of the State Attorney for the Second Judicial Circuit in Jefferson County, Florida, as a certified intern, prosecuting various misdemeanors. Mr. Scholl began his legal career at a firm in St. Petersburg, Florida, that specialized in bad faith claims handling disputes, and other general litigation matters, and joined Cole, Scott & Kissane in 2006.
Mr. Scholl is admitted to practice in all Florida Courts, and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida.
Additionally, he was named as Florida Rising Star in Florida Super Lawyers Magazine for 2010-2011; 2013-2016 and Florida Trend Magazine’s Legal Elite 2015 and 2017
- Hillsborough County Bar Association
- St. Petersburg Bar Association
- First Party Property
- Hospitality Industry Defense
- Insurance Defense Litigation
- Medical Malpractice
- Nursing Home Health Care
- Nursing Malpractice
- Physician’s Malpractice
- Premises Liability
- Professional Malpractice
- Security Negligence
- Sex Trafficking/Human Trafficking Defense
- SIU Insurance Fraud Defense
- Trucking Accident Defense
- Florida State University, J.D.
- University of Florida, BSBA, Finance and Risk Management, with honors
- U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida