S. Scott Bluestein

S. Scott Bluestein

Attorney
Location:
Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Phone:
(843) 577-3092
(866) 428-4030 (Toll Free)
Fax:
(843) 577-3093
Email:

S. Scott Bluestein

Scott Bluestein has a boutique practice that handles almost exclusively admiralty, maritime, personal injury, transportation, and international matters with an emphasis on strong attorney client relationships.

Mr. Bluestein has represented clients in admiralty and maritime cases in the federal and state courts of South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, Missouri, and Maryland. Being represented by an attorney who specializes in land based injuries may be detrimental to someone with a boat injury because the land based lawyer might not fully understand the intricacies of maritime law, harming your chances for a full recovery. 

Since Scott Bluestein is an attorney who fully understands the federal laws and regulations and the general maritime law that applies to your situation.

Areas of Practice

  • Admiralty Law
  • Maritime Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers Compensation
  • Boat Manufacturing Liability
  • Carriage of Goods by Sea
  • Charter Parties
  • Diving and Offshore Injuries
  • International Maritime Law
  • Jones Act
  • Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act
  • Marine Cargo
  • Marine Environmental Law
  • Marine Insurance
  • Marine Insurance Salvage
  • Marine Oil Spills
  • Marine Pollution
  • Marine Subrogation
  • Maritime Accidents
  • Maritime Commercial Law
  • Maritime Contracts
  • Maritime Finance
  • Maritime Negligence
  • Maritime Personal Injury
  • Maritime Products Liability
  • Maritime Property Damage
  • Recreational Boating Law
  • Seamen's Claims
  • Ship Documentation
  • Ship Finance
  • Ship Foreclosure
  • Ship Registration
  • Ship Sales and Mortgages
  • Shipbuilding and Repair
  • Admiralty & Maritime Law
  • Maritime Liens

Bar Admissions

  • South Carolina, 1992
  • Louisiana, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana, 1993
  • U.S. District Court District of South Carolina, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2004

Education

  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • LL.M. - 1993
    • Major: Admiralty
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, Columbia, South Carolina
    • J.D. - 1992
  • University of Florida
    • B.A. - 1989

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell - An AV® certification mark is a significant rating accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South Carolina Bar
  • Louisiana State Bar Association (Inactive)
  • The American Association for Justice, Admiralty Law Section, Chairman
  • Maritime Law Association of the United States, Member, Committees on: Practice and Procedure; Cargo
  • Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute, Port Director, 2002 - 2003
  • South Carolina Marine Association, Member
  • United States Power Squadrons, Member