Scott (Scott) Holcomb (D-SH081)
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Georgia House of Representatives
Room 511-I Coverdell Legislative Office Building 18 Capitol Square, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334

District Office:
2306 Briarcliff Commons
Atlanta, GA 30345
Elected: 2010    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Kathleen Oh   
Committee Assignments
MemberSubcommittee on Public Finance and Policy
MemberSubcommittee on Sales Tax
MemberSubcommittee on Public Safety
MemberHouse Committee on Juvenile Justice
MemberSubcommittee Two
MemberHouse Committee on Rules
MemberHouse Committee on Ways and Means
MemberHouse Committee on Judiciary
MemberHouse Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security
MemberHouse Committee on Defense and Veterans Affairs
MemberSubcommittee One-A
MemberHouse Committee on Technology and Infrastructure Innovation
MemberHouse Committee on Higher Education
MemberHouse Committee on Appropriations
Counties Representing
DeKalb / Gwinnett


Scott Holcomb, a Democrat, represents District 81 in the Georgia House of Representatives. He is an accomplished leader and an effective problem solver.

At the Capitol, Scott works hard to serve his community and state. Scott has passed legislation to address the state's backlog of untested sexual assault kits and to preserve evidence in sexual assault cases. He also passed legislation that authorizes benefit corporations in Georgia. Among other initiatives, Scott has authored legislation to address domestic violence, improve Georgia's election system, strengthen ethics in government, and promote sustainability.

Scott is a founding partner of Holcomb + Ward, LLP, a boutique law firm based in Atlanta. He has practiced law since 1998 and began his legal career with the U.S. Army, where he prosecuted cases and served as an international law attorney. He was stationed at Fort Stewart and Fort McPherson, and he 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.

A strong advocate for veterans, Scott has provided pro bono legal representation to veterans and their families since leaving active duty. He is a member of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, the American Legion, and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

An active athlete, Scott completed Ironman Florida and enjoys running marathons. Most mornings, he can be found running in the Northlake area of his district.

Committes Rules Juvenile Justice Special Committee on Access to the Civil Justice System Appropriations Ways and Means Judiciary Public Safety and Homeland Security Defense and Veterans Affairs Higher Education Education MPA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill MBA, University of Georgia JD, West Virginia University BA, University of Connecticut Professional and Community Involvement and Experience Includes- Former Part-Time Instructor at Georgia Tech (Sam Nunn School of International Affairs) Member, Council on Foreign Relations Member, State Bar of Georgia Military Legal Assistance Committee Member, State Bar of Georgia Suicide Prevention and Awareness Committee Board of Advisors, American Constitution Society, Georgia Chapter Recognitions Include- Henry Toll Fellowship American Marshall Memorial Fellow Truman National Security Project Fellow British-American Project Fellow French-American Foundation Young Leader NewDEAL Leader Emerging Leader in Environmental and Energy Policy Georgia Trend Magazine 40 Under 40