Experience with Edge
With nearly two decades of experience as a trial lawyer, Scott Hamblin is an aggressive advocate for his clients in the fields of divorce & family law, criminal defense, and personal injury.
Divorce & Family Law
It is important to consult with an attorney who has a wealth of experience and can guide you through the complex legal terrain of divorce and family law. As an effective family lawyer, Scott is a firm advocate for your rights, while also offering compassion and understanding for your case.
As a former prosecuting attorney, Scott knows everything the prosecution has to do to be successful in a criminal defense case. He understands how to identify and zero in on weaknesses in the prosecutor’s case in order to build up yours.
Scott's renowned courtroom reputation has been built on years of experience, as well as the respect of judges and his peers. His results come from excellence in work ethic and a determination to not only represent his clients well, but to educate them on the legal process so they are comfortable and confident stepping into the courtroom.Get Started
He's On Your Side
Scott is not only highly experienced in negotiations and in the courtroom. He also understands that there are significant emotional ties to every case. Part of Scott’s general practice is to educate you on the legal processes, so that you are prepared for every aspect of your developing case. He will take the lead and make sure your voice is heard.
Scott Hamblin will be available to you throughout the prep and duration of your case. From answering your questions to easing your concerns, you’ll be constantly reminded why you chose Scott to represent your interests.
Driven to Succeed
"Did a wonderful job at hearing me out and explaining the processes to me. Very professional and would highly recommend – Anonymous"
-Professional and Precise
"Scott has been extremely professional in working my divorce case. He has answered all my questions (and I had a lot of them). He has gone “above and beyond” to make me feel comfortable having him represent me and my case. I was able to met with Scott after normal work hours on several occasions..."
"Scott is such an easy person to talk with and can easily explain legal stuff in a leymans terms. Scott is dedicated, trustworthy and listens to everything in a case. Above all of this, Scott has a positive attitude and puts the customer first. -An Adoption Client"
-Trustworthy, hardworking and Dedicated
"Attorney Scott Hamblin works tirelessly on his cases and gets to know each and every one of his clients personally. When necessary he sacrifices his personal time to make sure he is always prepared to defend you no matter the circumstances. Mr. Hamblin fights for the life, liberty and most importantly, justice of the everyday..."
-Best Attorney in Jefferson City
"Scott Hamblin was originally suggested to me for adoption, but I was so impressed I also used his services for future adoptions, name changes and all family law matters since meeting him."
"Scott helped us with all 3 of our adoptions and it was amazingly painless, they did all the foot work for us and handled everything very professionally! We are so pleased and our family is complete! – Angela"
"Explained the process and didn’t waste time on my case. He did not overcharge. He charged me for the amount of work he did, and did not charge me for empty time spent on case."
"The title says it all on this review. I have used Scott Hamblin on a number of legal issues over the course of many years. He never fails to perform beyond expectations. Scott Hamblin is widely known for being prepared and thorough. This was true in every instance that I needed his services including most..."
-One of the best Attorneys in the state of Missouri
"Mr. Hamblin has been my lawyer for 12 years now. He was my lawyer for my divorce, which was not an easy “we agree on everything” divorce, it was a very hard and ugly divorce, I was very pleased with the outcome and he was able to get me what I was asking for. I..."
"Scott did an excellent job. He was available as needed and always listened. He responded quickly to e-mails or phone calls. He didn’t just “tell me what to do.” Instead, he listened to my input and helped me make informed decisions. I always felt as though he had time for me as a client."
"Scott is always professional but always keeps you at ease. Scott is one of a few attorneys that know all of the adoption laws, and that makes us feel so relaxed and self assured that he will represent us and get the job done without any mistakes. When it comes time for the adoption date..."
-Best Adoption Attorney
"Exceptional to work with, easy to talk to and extremely efficient. We have used Scott on two major issues now and have walked away both times more than satisfied. If someone has a significant legal issue pressing, Scott Hamblin, without question is who they need representing them."
-You Need Scott, Without Question
"Scott handled two cases for me and was great in both of them. Scott has excellent bedside manner and answered all my questions to where I understood them. Scott is a class A attorney and I would recommend him to anyone. Scott Hamblin is a no-nonsense, very knowledgeable attorney who is dedicated to helping his..."
-Professional & Excellent Attorney
"He went above and beyond to get me all the help legally available in each situation, and he did so with a kind and calming demeanor. His efforts also included being logical about the use of my funds in these matters. I have never before met a lawyer who gives refunds if he does not..."
-Above and Beyond
"If I ever again need any legal advice, I will ask Scott Hamblin every time. Scott was my divorce/child custody attorney. I was extremely happy with him. He cares about his clients and always called in person. He made the almost impossible come true for me! That’s how great of an attorney he is. Thank..."
-The Almost Impossible Came True
"I called Mr. Hamblin to represent my family member. When we went in to have a meeting, Mr. Hamblin was very honest said he felt that he could represent him and help with the matter that he had been charged with. I was so glad that I had contacted Mr. Hamblin on this matter, because..."
-One Awesome Attorney
"I have been working with Mr. Hamblin for almost one and a half years and consider him to be one of the finest Lawyers I have ever done business with. Mr. Hamblin’s understanding of Missouri law is to say the least encyclopedic. His areas of expertise are broad and far reaching. While working with Mr...."
"Scott represented me on a matter that was small, but very important to me. Scott was professional, honest and informative every step of the way. Even though my case was a small one, I never felt any less than his most important client whenever we met or had court appearances. I am absolutely certain that..."
"Scott has won a case for me that seemed hopeless. "
"Scott is very knowledgeable and very helpful. He was there for us the entire time and always making sure we knew what was going on. We are so thankful for Scott. We would recommend Scott to anyone!!! – Marisa"
"Mr. Hamblin and his staff were extremely knowledgeable and professional in planning and executing the strategy for a favorable outcome of my divorce. He worked around my busy schedule, even meeting with me on a Sunday on one occasion. I would highly recommend him to anyone seeking an excellent divorce attorney. – Patrick"
"I have used Scott Hamblin’s services acting as power of attorney for my son who is a soldier deployed. Thanks to Mr. Hamblin, he ensured that we received visits with our granddaughter, who was only two weeks old when our son left to fight for our country. These visits allowed our son to communicate via..."
"We were forced to hire an attorney when my childrens’ absentee father decided that he suddenly wanted to file for joint custody. After my consultation we decided Mr. Hamblin was who we needed. He was straightforward about all of the possible outcomes, and what we could and couldn’t do. He knows the law very well,..."
"My husband and I hired Mr. Hamblin for a criminal matter that happen to me by accident I had some issues that happen and I have never been in any trouble. However I did some research on criminal defense attorneys and Mr. Hamblin named appeared. I did some research on him and found that he..."
"Scott is a very reputable attorney. He truly has compassion and great knowledge for the clients he serves. Scott was our attorney for our adoptions. We are very thankful for him!"
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"Scott was efficient and knew his stuff. Very thorough and committed to our family. He had worked on two different cases for us and did an excellent job. No regrets! -Brock & Julie, An Adoption client"
-Excellent and Committed
"Scott helped me through a very tough time, being charged with a crime I had no knowledge of was very frightening. Scott calmly walked me through the process with professional authority. His knowledge of the court system and its process proved to be a great asset. Scott has been my lawyer for multiple court issues,..."
-Honest, Professional, Knowledgeable What anyone would want in a Lawyer
"Scott Hamblin is the best lawyer any money could buy. He has gotten my boyfriend out of going to prison for a probation violation for a DWI. He has had a couple offenses on him in the past and Scott saved him from a few years down and was able to get him in a..."
-Our Go-to Lawyer!
"Scott finalized an adoption and guardianship for us in 2016. He went above and beyond and made sure during and after it was done that we had the documents we needed. He also got are new birth certificates very timely. -Misty"
-Amazing work and very thorough!
"Scott is a great attorney to have on your side. He has helped my family more than I could of ever expected. Thanks again. I would recommend Scott to anyone! – Jeremy"
-Excellent Child Custody Attorney
"In 2005, I looked for a lawyer that would help in a criminal case. I found Scott Hamblin. He helped with this matter and was always professional, respectful, and straight to the point. He was always prepared for court and on time. Again in 2012, I needed help for a child custody matter and I..."
-Child Custody Matter
"In my case, Mr. Hamblin’s representation was excellent. His knowledge of the law as it related to me and his experience were both a source of confidence and comfort to me. I will never be able to thank him enough. – John"
"Scott was a great lawyer and turned into a friend. He does everything he says he will do, and he works his tail off for you. He would call me at night, and on weekends, not a lot of lawyers will do that. My divorce took over 2 years, I am so glad I switched..."
-What a great lawyer!!
"Mr. Hamblin was a step ahead of my every concern. A divorce can be so scary but to be honest I didn’t find myself worrying over the process. He didn’t miss a detail and gave me so much confidence in his advice. He went above and beyond my expectations. His understanding made me feel like..."
"I used Scott Hamblin’s services for a modification in custody. Mr. Hamblin was very pleasant to talk with and very informative. He was very up front with what it would cost and what we could expect. The most impressive part of our case was that Mr. Hamblin got right on it. Our issue was resolved..."
"Scott Hamblin was amazing. He was very informative through the whole process. Very easy to communicate with, listens to what his clients desires really are. He walked us through every step of the whole three year battle. Got us what we nor anybody else thought was possible. He knows the law and knows what will..."
"Scott handled two cases for me and was great in both of them. Scott has excellent bedside manner and answered all my questions to where I understood them. Scott is a class A attorney and I would recommend him to anyone. – Garrett"
-Professional & Excellent Attorney