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Abigail Scott

Civil Protection Order Project
Co-Director
Washington, DC
Abigail Scott is the Co-Director of the Civil Protection Order Project (CPOP) in the Civil Division of Law Students in Court (LSIC) and a Supervising Attorney in the Criminal Division of LSIC. At CPOP Abigail represents respondents in civil protection order matters at the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, providing a range of services from legal advice to full representation at trial. Prior to joining LSIC, Abigail was an associate for four years practicing criminal defense with the Law Offices of Steven D. Kupferberg. While there, Abigail represented clients in Maryland and the District of Columbia facing misdemeanor and felony criminal charges, serious traffic matters, and Protective Order hearings. During the year prior, Abigail was a Judicial Law Clerk in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland.

Abigail received her JD from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law and her B.A. in Psychology from Boston College. Abigail was a student in the LSIC Criminal Division during her 3L year. While pursuing her law degree, Abigail's internships included: the ACLU of Maryland, a boutique criminal defense firm in Fairfax, VA, the PG County, MD Office of the Public Defender; and Abigail was a staff member of The Catholic University Law Review. During law school, Abigail also provided pro bono assistance at the New Orleans Public Defenders Office, through a yearly volunteer trip.

Abigail Scott is the Co-Director of the Civil Protection Order Project (CPOP) in the Civil Division of Law Students in Court (LSIC). At CPOP Abigail represents respondents in civil protection order matters at the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, providing a range of services from legal advice to full representation at trial. Prior to joining LSIC, Abigail was an associate for four years practicing criminal defense with the Law Offices of Steven D. Kupferberg. While there, Abigail represented clients in Maryland and the District of Columbia facing misdemeanor and felony criminal charges, serious traffic matters, and Protective Order hearings. During the year prior, Abigail was a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Steven G. Salant in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County, Maryland.

Abigail received her JD from the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law and her B.A. in Psychology from Boston College. Abigail was a student in the LSIC Criminal Division during her 3L year. While pursuing her law degree, Abigail's internships included: the ACLU of Maryland, a boutique criminal defense firm in Fairfax, VA, the PG County, MD Office of the Public Defender; and Abigail was a staff member of The Catholic University Law Review. During law school, Abigail also provided pro bono assistance at the New Orleans Public Defenders Office, through a yearly volunteer trip.

Abigail is dedicated to supporting LSIC's mission of ensuring "equal justice under law" through the representation of low-income respondents in Civil Protection Order matters and people who the government has accused of crimes.