Scott Holcomb, a Democrat, represents District 81 in the Georgia House of Representatives. He is an accomplished leader and an effective problem solver.

At the Capitol, Scott works hard to serve his community and state. Scott has passed legislation to address the state’s backlog of untested sexual assault kits and to preserve evidence in sexual assault cases. He also passed legislation that authorizes benefit corporations in Georgia. Among other initiatives, Scott has authored legislation to address domestic violence, improve Georgia’s election system, strengthen ethics in government, and promote sustainability.

Scott is a founding partner of Holcomb + Ward, LLP, a boutique law firm based in Atlanta. He has practiced law since 1998 and began his legal career with the U.S. Army, where he prosecuted cases and served as an international law attorney. He was stationed at Fort Stewart and Fort McPherson, and he deployed overseas three times in support of U.S. Army operations. Scott provided legal advice directly to commanding generals during the initial phases of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

A strong advocate for veterans, Scott has provided pro bono legal representation to veterans and their families since leaving active duty. He is a member of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, the American Legion, and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Scott is married to the former Kathleen Oh of Reidsville, Georgia. They have a son, Carter, and a daughter, Kirsten, and attend Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.

An active athlete, Scott completed Ironman Florida and enjoys running marathons. Most mornings, he can be found running in the Northlake area of his district.

Committes
  • Appropriations
  • Ways and Means
  • Judiciary
  • Public Safety and Homeland Security
  • Defense and Veterans Affairs
  • Higher Education
Education
  • MPA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • MBA, University of Georgia
  • JD, West Virginia University
  • BA, University of Connecticut
Professional and Community Involvement and Experience Includes:
  • Former Part-Time Instructor at Georgia Tech (Sam Nunn School of International Affairs)
  • Member, Council on Foreign Relations
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia Military Legal Assistance Committee
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia Suicide Prevention and Awareness Committee
  • Board of Advisors, American Constitution Society, Georgia Chapter
Recognitions Include:
  • American Marshall Memorial Fellow
  • Truman National Security Project Fellow
  • British-American Project Fellow
  • French-America Foundation Young Leader
  • NewDEAL Leader
  • Emerging Leader in Environmental and Energy Policy
  • Georgia Trend Magazine 40 Under 40