Scott (Scott) Holcomb (D-081)

State Representative Scott Holcomb

Scott (Scott) Holcomb (D-081)
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Capitol: 404.656.6372
FAX: 404.656.5644
District: 404.387.0373
Representative
Georgia House of Representatives
Room 511-E Coverdell Legislative Office Building 18 Capitol Square, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334
2306 Briarcliff Commons NE
Atlanta, GA 30345
Residence:Atlanta, GA

Committee Assignments

Bio

Scott Holcomb represents District 81 in the Georgia House of Representatives. Scott serves on the following committees- Judiciary, Ways and Means, Public Safety and Homeland Security, Defense and Veterans Affairs, Higher Education, and Juvenile Justice. Scott has practiced law since 1998. He began his legal career in the U.S. Army, practicing as a prosecutor and later, as an advisor on international law and the laws of war. He was stationed at both Fort Stewart and Fort McPherson here in Georgia and deployed overseas three times in support of U.S Army operations. Scott provided legal advice directly to commanding generals during the initial phases of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Following his military service, Scott entered the private sector and focused his legal practice on litigation. Georgia Super Lawyers Magazine twice recognized him as a "Rising Star." He is a founding partner of Holcomb + Ward, LLP, a boutique law firm based in Atlanta. Scott is a strong advocate for veterans' issues and he has provided pro bono representation to veterans and their families since leaving active duty. He serves on the Military Legal Assistance Committee of the State Bar of Georgia and he is a member of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, the American Legion, and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Scott taught part-time at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and he has appeared on CNN, NPR, BBC Radio, and other media outlets to discuss foreign policy and domestic politics. Scott earned his MBA from the University of Georgia and his MPA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill while serving in the legislature and working full-time. He received his law degree from West Virginia University and his undergraduate degree from the University of Connecticut. Scott has received national and local recognition for his efforts and he has been named as an American Marshall Memorial Fellow, Truman National Security Project Fellow, Manfred Worner Fellow, British-American Project Fellow, Emerging Leader in Environmental and Energy Policy, NewDEAL Leader, and French-American Foundation Young Leader. In 2012, Scott was selected as one of Georgia's 40 under 40 Honorees by Georgia Trend Magazine. Scott is married to the former Kathleen Oh of Reidsville, Georgia. They have a son, Carter, and a daughter, Kirsten, and attend Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2010    Next Election: 2020
Spouse: Kathleen Oh   
Counties Representing
DeKalb
Gwinnett