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Attorney McGowan grew up in Rocky Hill, Connecticut. After graduating high school there, he attended college in North Carolina and later attended law school in Massachusetts. While in law school, he presided over the Moot Court Board as President. It was a short leap from there to a career in litigation.

My father always told me ‘life isn’t fair.’ Life may not be fair, but I see my role as an attorney is to equalize the playing field; to make sure life is not unfair for my clients. I have always sought to help the underdog, the person unfairly disadvantaged by the action or inaction of another person. I am proud to say I try to give my clients the ability to make the most of their lives despite the damages done to them.

Legal Experience

In 2004, he “hung his own shingle” and opened his own practice, where he fought passionately to protect his clients’ interests. This passion to fight for his clients’ rights has been a hallmark of his practice. Prior to joining Trantolo & Trantolo, he worked for a firm in New London County, where he had a history of success, working on behalf of those who had been injured.

A skilled negotiator and a forceful trial attorney, Atty. McGowan is comfortable fighting for clients in the conference room or the courtroom, and firmly believes that an aggrieved party is entitled to justice. Through the years, he has gained an outstanding reputation within the legal community for the excellence of his litigation. Scott is dedicated to success and makes sure his clients have the best possible legal representation and believes open communication between he and his client is the key to an excellent relationship and outstanding client service.

He currently lives in Colchester and enjoys interacting with the community.