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Scott Boates

Scott BoatesScott Boates

Senior Partner

Location: Pearland, Texas
Phone: (832) 536-9547
Angleton Office: (979) 652-5246
Pearland Office: (832) 536-9547
League City Office: (281) 346-9373

Since obtaining his license in 1991, Scott has been a practicing attorney. According to the Texas Estates Code, the State Bar of Texas certified him as an attorney and Guardian Ad Litem. He has since aided Texans in civil disputes, acting as counsel in Johnstone v. The State of Texas, 22 S.W.3d 408, Supreme Court of Texas on March 9, 2000, which resulted in the winning party’s victory.

He expanded his knowledge by joining UH Downtown as an adjunct professor of business law and by joining the Elder Law, Speaker’s Bureau, and Inmate Life Changes Committees of the Houston Bar Association.

Education & Training

  • Doctor of Jurisprudence, University of Houston Law Center, 1991
  • Bachelor of Sciences, Political Science and Psychology, University of Houston, 1988 
  • A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center (Mediation Certification) 1999 
  • Berlitz Language School, Intermediate Spanish Fluency Training, 1998 to 1999
  • Parenting Coordinator & Facilitator, Sections 153.606 – 153.6101, Texas Family Code 
  • Adjunct Professor of Business Law, UH-Downtown, 2011 through 2012

Bar Memberships

  • Certified by the State Bar of Texas pursuant to Texas Estates Code as Attorney & Guardian Ad Litem 
  • Life Member, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill 
  • Life Member, University of Houston Alumni Association
  • Houston Bar Association Elder Law, Speaker’s Bureau; and Inmate Life Changes Committees 
  • State Bar of Texas Unauthorized Practice of Law Investigative Committee, 2003-2004 


  • Heafner & Boates Attorneys Civil Litigation
  • Attorney Civil Litigation, Scott K. Boates – 2004 to present 
  • City of Houston Municipal Courts Associate Judge – 2005 through 2011 
  • Glast, Phillips & Murray, L.L.P. – 2003 to 2004 
  • Reiner & Boates, L.L.P. – 1998 through 2003


  • Counsel to Prevailing Party Johnstone v. The State of Texas, 22 S.W.3d 408, Supreme Court of Texas, March 9, 2000 

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