The F. Scott Baldwin Award was established to honor and recognize F. Scott Baldwin of Marshall, Texas, a world-renowned trial lawyer, whose efforts have produced outstanding damage awards for injured victims and their families. The F. Scott Baldwin Award is presented in recognition of the legendary degree of excellence and compassion that Scott Baldwin has brought to the profession and the significant time he has invested in training, preparing and encouraging lawyers to the profession of trial law.

The F. Scott Baldwin Award is presented at the NLD Awards Reception at the AAJ Annual Convention.


The American Assciation or Justice proudly announces the 2014 recipient of the F. Scott Baldwin Award.

To obtain complete details of the nomination criteria and a nomination form, please contact Leah Mackie at leah.mackie@justice.org or 800.424.2725, ext. 9518.

Past Recipients

2013: Brent R. Bigger
2012: Brian Galligan and Matt Morrison
2011: Shawn McCann and Lyssa Roberts
2010: James Ledlie
2009: Stephen Lowry
2008: R. Deryl Edwards, Jr.
2007: Melissa R. Smith
2006: Jason T. Studinski
2005: Fred Schultz
2004: Jeremy W. Alters
2003: Mark Tate
2002: Kenneth S. Spiegelman and Jay A. Urban
2001: Robert E. Cartwright, Jr. and Christine Spagnoli
2000: Joe B. Stephens and Mitchell Tyner, Sr.
1999: Lance L. Stevens
1998: Robert J. Fiore and Corrine C. Hodak
1997: John B. "Jack" Baldwin and Robert Bonsignore