E. Scott Awerkamp


Scott Awerkamp is based in our St. George, Utah office.  He has extensive experience in estate planning including wills, trusts, tax, probate, charitable giving, asset protection, and elder law.

Scott is passionately committed to guiding his clients through the complex legal maze.  For his business clients, his comprehensive legal services extend to corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, and other business entities.

In his real estate practice, Scott advises clients on issues relating to document drafting for purchases, sales, leases, condominiums, and planned unit developments.


  • J.D., Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark School of Law, cum laude, 1989
  • B.A., Brigham Young University, 1985

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Utah State Bar
  • U.S. District Court, District of Utah
  • American Bar Association – Tax and Estate Planning Section
  • Utah State Bar Association – Tax and Estate Planning Section
  • Southern Utah Bar Association
  • Southern Utah Estate Planning Council
  • Foundation of St. George Regional Hospital Planned Giving Committee
  • LDS Philanthropies – National Planned Giving Council
  • St. George Regional Hospital Professional Advisory Council
  • The Learning Center for Families – Board of Directors and Vice President (2001 to 2006)
  • Southern Utah Estate Planning Council – President (1998 to 2000)
  • Foundation for Students of Washington County – Board of Trustees (1998 to 2000)
  • BYU Management Society – Past Chapter President
  • St. George Chamber of Commerce
  • Salt Lake County Bar Association
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