Scott & Corley, P.A. offers statewide representation to national, regional and local banks and mortgage lenders as well as national non-bank mortgage servicers. All legal services are rendered in compliance with FHA/VA/FNMA/FHLMC investor guidelines, where applicable. Ron Scott was the movant attorney of record in a landmark South Carolina case, in 2009, relating to the nation’s first state-wide Supreme Court Order interpreting and administering US Treasury Guidelines on the Home Affordability and Modification Program. Ron Scott, Reggie Corley and the law firm have repeatedly been selected for inclusion in the prestigious professional guide for attorneys, BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA® (Woodward/White Inc.). Other individual selections include Ron Scott for SUPER LAWYERS® and AMERICA’s TOP 100 ATTORNEYS® and Reggie Corley for LAWYERS OF DISTINCTION® and DIVERSITY FELLOW of the RILEY INSTITUTE®. The firm has also been listed in several years as a US News & World Report Metropolitan Tier 1 Firm for Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law. The Firm or at least one of its partners has been listed in the US News & World Report 2014-2022 rankings of Best Lawyers- Best Law Firms®. Ron Scott and Reggie Corley have both been privileged to be named the top vote recipients in their respective categories of “Governmental Relation Law” and “Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law” in the 2015 edition Columbia Business Monthly – Legal Elite of the Midlands®. The Senior Partners have further been listed in the LEGAL ELITE in the categories of Government Relations, Business Litigation, Banking & Finance, and Bankruptcy & Creditor Rights.

The law firm has attained Martindale-Hubbell’s® highest rating of “AV Preeiminent” for excellence in legal ability and the highest ethical standards. The firm likewise appears in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers® in the following disciplines and areas of practice: Bankruptcy Law, Creditors Rights, Legislative Practice and Real Estate.

A Perennial Selection!

A SEVEN-TIME selection to US News & World Report – BEST LAWYERS, Best Law Firms Metropolitan Tiered Rankings!


Default Services

Helping banks, mortgage lenders and servicers with non-performing assets.


In support of our default services practice, we have an experienced bankruptcy team dedicated to representing creditors.

Real Estate

When purchasers are buying a new home, or when a default asset moves to REO, we can help.

Governmental Affairs

A fundamental, core practice area of this firm’s founder for decades.


Assisting creditors with the recovery of personal property collateral.


Eviction issues can become rapidly complex given the state-specific legal and procedural requirements.

Title Resolution

Mortgages and title work come in all shapes and sizes. Some are nicely tied together, but some have issues.

Financial Services Litigation

Lawyers with the experience needed to help clients navigate complex financial cases.

Our Hallmarks…

  • Communication-centered approach to all mortgage banking matters including default services and real estate transactions, facilitated by our emphasis on adapting technology and ongoing studies of constantly evolving legal and regulatory matters.
  • Transactional information upload capability to expedite and ensure compliance-driven communication.
  • Continuum of residential, commercial and REO services.
  • Quality assurance and personalized attention.

– 2015, Looking to the future

   Scott Law Firm, P.A. becomes Scott & Corley, P.A.

– 2014, An exciting synergy in the marketplace

Reggie Corley joins Scott Law Firm, P.A. as the firm’s President & Managing Attorney

– 1992, A directed strategy

Scott Law Firm, PA continues its focus on trying to deliver the highest quality of legal services with a client centered philosophy.

– 1976, Beginnings

Ron Scott opens the Law Offices of Ronald C. Scott, followed later by serving as Chairman of a highly visible Columbia law firm for over two decades.