Butler Snow attorney Scott K. Field was recently interviewed on the Texas Appellate Law Podcast. In the episode, Field discusses his transition from the bench to private practice and shared insight about effective advocacy, as well as the difficult situations and times that judges may face and how it affects mental health.
Listen to the full podcast here: https://www.buzzsprout.com/933811/3154186
Field is a member of the firm’s litigation department and primarily practices within the appellate and written advocacy and commercial litigation groups. Prior to joining the firm, he served a six-year term as Justice of the Texas Court of Appeals, Third District. Field also has experience from private practice where he handled all levels of trial and appellate matters in federal and state courts, represented individuals and institutions in a variety of commercial litigation matters, including contract and insurance disputes, and represented ERISA plans with disability and medical claims. He now uses his experience as a judge and as an appellate and trial attorney in advising clients from the outset of litigation through the conclusion of the appellate process.
Field is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Austin Bar Association, the Federalist Society and the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society. He serves on the board of directors for the Texas Aggie Bar Association and is a Life Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation and the Austin Bar Foundation. Field received his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from Texas A&M University and his Juris Doctor, with honors, from The University of Texas School of Law.