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Scott D. Weiss

Scott D. Weiss earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Georgia and later earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from the Nashville School of Law. His practice has been dedicated primarily to the representation of homeowner and condominium associations throughout Tennessee. Scott provides services to associations in all areas of community association law, including but not limited to delinquent account collections; restrictions enforcement; insurance defense; amendment and interpretation of governing documents; rules & regulations; fine and enforcement policies; Fair Housing Act defense; and parliamentarian services.

Scott is a native of Nashville, Tennessee. After graduation from high school, Scott attended Boot Camp at the United States Marine Corps Recruit Training Depot, Paris Island, South Carolina. After graduation from boot camp, Scott served in the Marines with 3rd Force Reconnaissance Company, FMF; I CO, 3/24, 4th MARDIV; 4th FSSG. 4th MARDIV; and, Marine Security Battalion, Republic of Panama. After the attacks on America in 2001, Scott joined the Tennessee Army National Guard where he attended Officer Candidate School and served in Military Intelligence. Scott retired from the Tennessee State Guard as a Colonel in 2015.

Scott is a content contributor for Community Association Management Insider.com, and HOALeader.com. In this capacity, Scott has published articles in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The Tennessean newspapers. He also lectures and authors other publications regularly on issues of importance to community associations in Tennessee and nationwide including:

  • How homeowners associations can protect against short-term rentals, The Tennessean October 3, 2018
  • Can an owner in a homeowners’ association install security cameras?, The Washington Post September 3, 2019
  • Cameras in Common Areas: Yay or Nay?, Community Association Management Insider.com March 11, 2020
  • The Nuisance Next Door, Common Ground Magazine, May/June 2020
  • The Last Straw: How the Nuisance Provision can help you’re your clients deal with Residents’ extreme behaviors, Community Association Management Insider.com August 12, 2021
  • Homeowner Groups Seek to Stop Investors from Buying Houses to Rent, The Wall Street Journal April 18, 2022
  • Monopolizing the Community”, Common Ground Magazine September/October 2022
  • Corporate Investors in Community Associations, Federal Bar Association-Live Webinar March 2023
  • Belmont Law Review Symposium, September 30, 2022, Volume 10, Number 2 published Spring 2023
  • Scott has served as an advisor to the Tennessee Attorney General’s Office and members of Tennessee’s General Assembly as an expert in community association law.

Education

  • University of Georgia, Psychology, 1991
  • University of Nashville, J.D., 1999

Courts

  • Admitted to Tennessee Bar
  • Admitted to U.S. District Court, Middle District, Tennessee
  • Admitted to Supreme Court of United States of America

Associations

  • College of Community Association Lawyers
  • Community Associations Institute
  • Tennessee Bar Association