“Serve, Protect and Plan for Client Families and Their Businesses”
The Schatzman Law Firm is a boutique law firm, located in St. Louis, Missouri, practicing in the areas of residential and commercial real estate matters, business formation and succession planning, contractual review and negotiations, estate planning and asset/wealth protection, probate administration, and certain other transactional and litigation matters.
The firm consists of a small, highly-skilled team of attorneys and support personnel who strive to provide clients with the best results possible while maintaining high ethical standards. Our attorney’s combination of knowledge and energy will help serve a variety of different legal objectives, from assisting clients on individual and business matters to pursuing changes to our legal system in the spirit of justice. Our attorneys and staff commit themselves to the analysis and resolution of legal matters in representing our clients zealously.
Our goal is to remain a small-sized boutique law firm that treats our clients in a manner that we ourselves would want to be treated.
Scott Schatzman’s main areas of practice include residential and commercial real estate representation, small business/corporate representation and succession planning, contractual negotiations and related representation, estate planning/asset protection planning, and certain other transactional and litigation matters.
Scott enjoys assisting individuals, families and their businesses in their long term planning to protect and control their assets in the event of disagreement, divorce, dissolution, disability or death. Scott advises small business and non-profit clients in their formation, operation and tax election decisions as well as their succession planning. He handles a variety of commercial and residential real estate matters including but not limited to commercial leases, residential leases, sales agreements and related matters. He represents subdivision associations and homeowners in subdivision matters and related disputes.
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Scott is pursuing a master’s in tax law at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri on a part-time basis. He is a member of the The Missouri Bar, The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, and St. Louis Sport’s Commission Associates. Scott attended law school at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
While attending law school, Scott assisted in coaching the Missouri Tiger wrestling team from 2001 to 2004 as they climbed to a top ranked team in the country. In his collegiate career at Northwestern University, Scott led the Wildcat wrestling team as captain for 3 years and became a 3-time NCAA Division I All-American and the Male Scholar Athlete of Northwestern University in 2000 (Big Ten Medal of Honor). He received the honor of Big Ten Freshman of the Year in 1996.
During his high school wrestling career at Parkway Central High School in Chesterfield, Missouri Scott compiled a record of 149-0, becoming the only 4-time undefeated State Champion in the state of Missouri. Scott placed 2nd in the 1997 Pan-American Games in Puerto Rico, 1st in the 1997 Maccabi Games in Israel, placed top eight in the 2004 US Senior Nationals and competed in the 2004 Olympic Trials while finishing law school.
In 2005, Scott was inducted into the Missouri Wrestling Hall of Fame and JCA Hall of Fame.
Outside the practice of law, Scott enjoys spending time with his wife Ann and sons Jacob and Samuel, coaching wrestling, water skiing, relaxing and playing with his four dogs – Chewey, Mocha “Latte”, Bitsy and Abigail.