Scott Pettit, Personal Injury Lawyer for Pettit Law Office

Scott Pettit

Personal Injury | Workers Compensation | Premises Liability | Wrongful Death


Scott was born and raised in Aurora, Missouri during which time he enjoyed football, basketball, and baseball. After obtaining a degree in finance and banking, he married the love of his life, Theresa, in 1982. Shortly after graduating from the University Missouri – Kansas City Law School in 1985, they returned to Aurora. Since that time, Scott has had the privilege of practicing law with some of the best legal minds in Missouri. He was mentored by his father Walter, the Honorable Larry W. Meyer and many others in the 39th Judicial Bar association.

Scott currently concentrates his practice in personal injury, premises liability, and worker’s compensation. Scott and Theresa have two children: James a practicing attorney in the Pettit Law Office and a daughter Allison who is a pharmacist. Scott enjoys his family, his church, watching and supporting Aurora Houn’ Dawg sports, and serving on various not-for-profit boards which focus on community betterment.


J. D., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 1985

B.S.B.A., University of Arkansas – Fayetteville, 1982


Highest AV rated by Martindale Hubbell


The Missouri Bar Association (1985)

American Bar Association

Association of Trial Lawyers of American

American Association for Justice

Missouri Association of Trial Lawyers

Missouri Brain Injury Association

Missouri Sheriff’s Association


Partner Attorney, Pettit Law Office (1993-Present)

Attorney, City of Aurora (1986-1993)

Lawrence County, Assistant Prosecutor (1988-1990)