City Attorney | City of Las Vegas
Bryan Scott has resided in North Las Vegas and Las Vegas for 53 years. He earned his B.S. degree in Business Administration from UNLV in 1988 and a Juris Doctorate from Northwestern School of Law, Lewis and Clark College in 1991. A 32-year Attorney, he has worked for the City of Las Vegas City Attorney’s Office since 1996. On July 1, 2020, Scott was ratified by the Las Vegas City Council as the 23rd and first African American City Attorney for the City in its history. Scott recently served as President of the Western States Bar Conference (2022-2023). He has served as the first African American President of: The State Bar of Nevada (2016-2017); The Clark County Law Foundation (2006); The Clark County Bar Association (2005); and President of the Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association (1996-1999). Scott has delivered several keynote addresses and served on numerous Boards, Commissions, Panels and Task Forces. Scott is the past Chairman of the State Bar of Nevada’s Diversity Committee and served on the Nevada Supreme Court’s Bench-Bar Committee. Scott currently sits on the Board for the Justice Michael L. Douglas Pre-Law Fellowship Program Scott has been recognized for his legal and community service work including the State Bar of Nevada’s naming its “Trailblazer Award” after him – the “Bryan K. Scott Trailblazer Award” Under his leadership, the Las Vegas City Attorney’s Office was awarded the Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association as the 2022 “Law Firm of the Year” for its D.E.I. efforts.
Overview: The 100 Black Men of America, Inc., in collaboration with State Farm, established and implemented the Dollars and $ense Youth Investment Competition to address and help eradicate financial illiteracy among youth of color. This rigorous financial literacy program was designed to provide high school students with early opportunities to learn and apply best practice principles for saving and investing. Attendees will get to witness the finalists compete for their chance to win scholarships and earn the Championship title and trophy.