Scott Olin Wright

Personal

Birthday: 
1923
Birthplace: 
Haigler, NE
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy cadet, 1942-1943
U.S. Marine Corps captain, aviator, 1943-1946
Private practice, Columbia, Missouri, 1950-1954, 1958-1979
City attorney, Columbia, Missouri, 1951-1953
Prosecutor, Boone County, Missouri, 1954-1958

Education

Name of School: 

University of Missouri Columbia School of Law

The MU School of Law aspires to be the school of choice for outstanding students, both from Missouri and other states. As a national leader in the field of dispute resolution, we seek to complement a strong traditional curriculum with an orientation toward lawyering as a problem-solving endeavor. We strive to foster a diverse faculty of nationally recognized scholars who are committed to effective teaching, and to attract a student body with diverse experiences and views. We also strive to offer an intellectually rigorous and collegial environment for the study of law. Furthermore, we seek to graduate well-rounded lawyers who are sensitive to ethical issues, prepared to serve clients, and ready to be leaders in promoting justice.

Degree: 
LL.B.
Degree Year: 
1950

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Western District of Missouri
Court Name: 

Missouri Western District Court

President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/26/1979
Retirement from Active Service: 
10/5/1991
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