Scott J. Rizzo was born in Massachusetts. He grew up in New England and then attended Syracuse University, from which he obtained his Bachelor of Science in 1994 from the Whitman School of Management. Mr. Rizzo worked in the business world for several years before moving to the west coast to attend law school at the University of San Diego, School of Law. He obtained his Juris Doctorate in May 2000 and was admitted to the California State Bar in December 2000. Mr. Rizzo obtained extensive legal experience in California prior to his family’s decision in early 2006 to relocate to Charlotte. Mr. Rizzo was then admitted to the North Carolina State Bar in September 2006.
In addition to his admissions in the California and North Carolina State Bars, Mr. Rizzo is admitted to practice law in federal district court in both states. Mr. Rizzo is also a current member of the North Carolina Bar Association, the Mecklenburg County Bar Association and the Mecklenburg County Public Defender’s Office Assigned Council.
Mr. Rizzo is married and has two sons. In his free time, he plays ice hockey and tennis, reads, enjoys the movies and spending time with his family.
Mr. Rizzo is in good standing with the North Carolina Bar. For the peace of mind of his clients, this can be verified by visiting the North Carolina Bar’s web site at: Membership Directory