Scott M. Horwitz, Esq.

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Scott is a graphics and technology consultant who specializes in simplifying complex legal concepts through the development of effective and compelling demonstrative exhibits. He has consulted on hundreds of cases and created all facets of visual production, giving him the ability to clearly present cases of varying sizes and intricacies, from small-scale local litigation to complex national litigation. His work involves the development and design of graphics, animations, video, and interactive courtroom presentations.

Scott began his career as a litigator at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office in the trial division and later in the Trial Technology Special Litigation Unit. In this role, he tried cases and oversaw digital evidence presentations, custom graphics, and discovery issues for over 860 state’s attorneys in the felony trial, financial crimes, and civil divisions. Scott also worked as an associate attorney at Pretzel & Stouffer in Chicago where he specialized in medical negligence and civil litigation proceedings. Prior to joining DecisionQuest, Scott was a design consultant managing projects and developing graphics and demonstratives for litigation matters of all sizes.

Scott has also spent extensive time as a trial technology educator and instructor. He is an adjunct instructor at The John Marshall Law School where he teaches advanced trial advocacy with an emphasis on utilizing digital courtroom presentations. Additionally, he has educated prosecuting attorneys on the effective use of trial technology at the University of Illinois at Springfield and trained State’s Attorneys and visiting professionals from around the world in the use of trial technology through the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.

EDUCATION:

Chicago-Kent College of Law, J.D.

University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, B.S. Advertising