The need to choose a criminal defense attorney can be overwhelming to those who are trying to decide who will provide the best quality representation.  Located in Fort Smith, Arkansas, Matthew H. Scott is a lawyer who will personally handle your case.  Every meeting you have will be with him and he will make every appearance throughout each stage of the process, from pre-trial motions through discovery, jury selection, courtroom presentation, cross-examination, and closing argument.

By hiring Attorney Scott, you receive the skilled representation of a criminal defense attorney who will personally and aggressively defend your rights.

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Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence convictions can have grave consequences for you and your family, so hiring a criminal lawyer should be a top priority. If you have been charged with domestic violence, call today for a free consultation.


DUI cases are extremely complicated. A conviction could have lasting effects on your life. Attorney Scott has dealt with over 100 DUI cases as a Prosecutor and has more knowledge than most criminal attorneys in this field.

Drug Crimes

Our firm has handled hundreds of drug crimes and knows how to successfully handle your case. Your chance of beating your case greatly improves with a qualified Fort Smtih criminal lawyer. Contact us for a free consultation.

Sex Crimes

Sex Crimes charges carry the greatest stigma. If charged with a sex crime, hiring a top criminal defense attorney should be a priority. Call Matthew H. Scott immediately so that he can discuss your best legal options.

Why Choose Us?

Matthew H. Scott is constantly recognized as one of the top trial lawyers in Arkansas. As your  criminal defense attorney,  Mr. Scott will use his trial experience to aggressively defend you.

Appearances All Over The River Valley and NWA

With an office in downtown Fort Smith, Attorney Scott can assist you wherever you are facing criminal charges throughout the River Valley and NWA.  If you have been arrested or are under investigation, it is critical that you contact a qualified criminal defense attorney to assist you in this time of crisis.

Protect Your Legal Rights

If you or a loved one has been charged with a crime, call  Criminal Defense Attorney Matthew H. Scott at 479-459-7139 or fill out your contact information for a  free case evaluation to see how we can assist you during this difficult time. We look forward to meeting with you to discuss your criminal defense needs.