Scott Dimond is an lawyer born May 3, 1968, in Falls Church, Virginia. A graduate of Ransom Everglades High School in Coconut Grove, Florida, Mr. Dimond received his B.A. with distinction from the University of Virginia, where he was a Lawn resident and member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Mr. Dimond graduated from Columbia University School of Law in 1993 with honors. From 1993 until 1999, Mr. Dimond was employed by Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP in Miami, Florida, where he was involved in all aspects of a complex-commercial-litigation practice.
In April 1999, Mr. Dimond joined Hanzman & Criden, P.A., a well-respected litigation boutique located in Coral Gables, Florida, where he was named a partner in January 2002. Mr. Dimond became a founding shareholder of Dimond Kaplan & Rothstein, P.A. in March 2003, where his practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, claimant-side securities arbitration, and class-action litigation.
Mr. Dimond is the current Chair of the Southern District of Florida Local Rules Committee and has served on the Southern District of Florida Bench/Bar Committee since its inception in 2008.
He is currently the Chair of the Florida Bar Rules of Civil Procedure Committee and has served as Chair of the Florida Bar Rules of Judicial Administration Committee. In 2018 Mr. Dimond was appointed by the Governor of the State of Florida as a Commissioner on the Eleventh Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission.
He has been Chair of the Miami-Dade County Federal Court Committee and Vice-Chair of the Business Outreach Committee. In 2014 Mr. Dimond was appointed to the inaugural Eleventh Judicial Circuit Professionalism Panel.
He has been appointed by multiple federal courts as a Receiver for the Securities Exchange Commission and the Federal Trade Commission. He served on the Ransom Everglades Alumni Board for over a decade and served on the Board of Directors of the non-profit organization EducateTomorrow.
- Columbia Law School, New York, New York, Juris Doctor – May, 1993
- University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, Bachelor of Arts – 1990
- Florida, 1993
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 1993
- U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 1993
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