Scott Love has presided over more than 3,000 mediations in the past twenty years with Perry Dampf. Today his practice is exclusively devoted to mediation, and he has traveled internationally negotiating difficult business transactions. He brings nearly forty years of legal and financial experience to his mediation clients.
Mr. Love is Of Counsel with the Baton Rouge law firm, Schutte, Richardson, Eversberg, Cronin, Judice & Avocato L.L.P., and has worked extensively in insurance and tort litigation. He was admitted to the Louisiana Bar in 1984 and is also admitted in the U.S. District Court: Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Louisiana, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. His legal background is extensive and deep within the insurance industry, representing both plaintiff and defense. He has tried over 200 cases, with many of those to a jury. Mr. Love was a Certified Public Accountant in Louisiana and began his career as an auditor for Price Waterhouse.
In 2008, Mr. Love completed training in Mediating the Litigated Case™ at the renowned Pepperdine University's Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. He also received mediation certification through A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center – University of Houston Law School.
Mr. Love is an experienced instructor on topics including Insurance, Accountant's Legal Liability, Third-Party Tort Claims, Worker's Compensation, Third-Party Coverage, Damages in Personal Injury Lawsuit and numerous mediation lectures. He is a distinguished fellow with the American College of Civil Trial Mediators® since 2012. He is also a Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) and member of the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel.
Mr. Love is married to Joan Brady Love. They are the proud parents of five grown children, Scotty, Johnny, Julie, Michael and Mary Margaret.
“Your preparation, presentation and professionalism are a true reflection of what the legal profession should be.”
“You were pivotal in helping us settle this very difficult case. I truly appreciate all your help and your effective mediation skills.”
“Without your help, I do not think we would have been able to resolve this difficult case! The family felt very comfortable with you and they trusted and valued your opinion.”
“We are both pleased with our outcomes and impressed with your efforts in resolving these matters.”
“We really appreciate the effort you put into getting this done.”
“Tough case. Scott [Love] worked hard with follow up sessions. A nice job.”
“I have used Scott Love for years. ...excellent mediator who has a great knack for getting a deal done.”
“Seriously, Scott took a case that appeared like it was impossible to settle and got the parties to settle it for a reasonable figure. Excellent job! Scott was forthright, honest and very capable.”
“I've always heard great things about you and your skills as a mediator - and now I know why. Thank you for orchestrating a settlement that I believe to be a very fair compromise for all parties.”
"As always Scott was exceptional, and will continue to be our first choice when seeking to mediate our cases in Louisiana."
"Thanks again. Another great job by the best mediator in town!"