Immediate Past Chair

Scott Brumley is the County Attorney of Potter County, Texas.  He is licensed to practice in Texas, as well as in the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

From 1995 until he took office on January 1, 2005, he was the chief of the Potter County Attorney’s Office Civil Division.  During that time, Scott was in charge of civil litigation involving Potter County, its officers and employees in state and federal trial and appellate courts.  As County Attorney, he continues to handle higher-profile civil litigation for the county.  During his tenure with the County Attorney’s office, Scott has handled a wide array of civil lawsuits, including suits to remove county and precinct officials from office, as well as civil rights, constitutional and employment cases.

He is a frequent speaker on legal issues confronting counties and county officers for organizations such as the State Bar of Texas, the Texas District and County Attorneys Association (TDCAA) and the Texas Association of Counties (TAC).  Scott is the Immediate Past Chair of the Council for the Government Law Section of the State Bar of Texas.  He also serves as Vice-Chair of the TAC Risk Management Pool Board.  Scott is a past chairman of the Board of Directors and president of TDCAA.  He also is the Immediate Past President of the Amarillo West Rotary Club.

Scott graduated from Texas Tech University in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism (where he was editor of The University Daily, now The Daily Torreador), and from the Texas Tech University School of Law with a J.D. in 1992.  His wife, Kim, is an AP chemistry teacher at Amarillo High School, while his daughter is a sophomore at Texas Tech, and his son is a seventh grader who is an excellent student and a pretty solid second baseman and center fielder.  In his spare time, he golfs, fishes and plays guitar, all very poorly.