Smith, Scott L.
Title:
Lecturer - Legal Studies
Office:
CS 425b
Phone:
801-863-8947
Mail Code:
205
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Last Updated: 3/25/15 -

Education

Juris Doctor, Cum Laude, Brigham Young University, April 1998
Master of Business Administration, Brigham Young University, April 1998
BS in Business Management, Brigham Young University, June 1994

Classes Taught

Introduction to American Law (Legal 1000)
Court and Litigation Procedures (Legal 1120)
Evidence Law (Legal 2350)
Business Law (Legal 3000)
Constitutional Law (Legal 4190)
Bankruptcy Law
Contracts
Criminal Law
Legal Ethics
Family Law
Introduction to Business
Ethics at Work

Publications

Current Research:  The Constitutionality of Nevada’s Summary Eviction System:  Does Due Process Mean Due Process?  An analysis of the Nevada statutory eviction process and its taking of a property interest without a lawsuit being filed or served upon the tenant.

Smith, Scott L. (2011), “Evictions: Excuses and Traps When Things Go Bad,” Landlord-Tenant Law, May 2011, National Business Institute

Smith, Scott L. (2011), “Bankruptcy and Collecting the Judgment,” Landlord-Tenant Law, May 2011, National Business Institute

Smith, Scott L. (2008), Legal Issues in Real Estate Foreclosure, September 2008, National Business Institute

Smith, Scott L. (2007), “Comply with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (Fdcpa),” Consumer Debt Collection: Resolve Debts Quickly and Easily, August 2007, National Business Institute

Smith, Scott L. (2007), “Avoid Ethical Pitfalls in Collections,” Consumer Debt Collection: Resolve Debts Quickly and Easily, August 2007, National Business Institute

Smith, Scott L. (2005), “Notices to Quit,” Apartment Insights Magazine, January 2005

Smith, Scott L. (2004), “Notice to Quit,” Evictions and Landlord-Tenant Law in Nevada, December 2004, National Business Institute

Smith, Scott L. (2004), “Tenant Defenses,” Evictions and Landlord-Tenant Law in Nevada, December 2004, National Business Institute

Smith, Scott L. (2003), “The Comprehensive Plan” and “Land Use Laws in Nevada,” Nevada Land Use: Current Issues in Subdivision, Annexation and Zoning Law, November 2003, National Business Institute

Professional Presentations

Smith, Scott L. (2011), ““Evictions: Excuses and Traps When Things Go Bad” and “Bankruptcy and “Collecting the Judgment,” Landlord-Tenant Law, May 2011, National Business Institute

Smith, Scott L. (2008), “Evictions,” Legal Issues in Real Estate Foreclosure, September 2008, National Business Institute

Smith, Scott L. (2007), “Comply with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (Fdcpa)” and “Avoid Ethical Pitfalls In Collections,” Debt Collection, National Business Institute, 20 August 2007, Las Vegas, Nevada

Smith, Scott L. (2006), “Landlord and Tenant Obligations” and “Ethical Considerations in Landlord-Tenant Law,” Landlord-Tenant Law, Sterling Education Services, Inc., 29 June 2006, Las Vegas, Nevada

Smith, Scott L. (2004), “Notice to Quit” and “Tenant Defenses,” Evictions and Landlord-Tenant Law in Nevada, National Business Institute, 3 December 2004, Las Vegas, Nevada

Smith, Scott L. (2004), “The Comprehensive Plan” and “Land Use Laws in Nevada,” Nevada Land Use:
Current Issues in Subdivision, Annexation and Zoning Law
, National Business Institute, 4 November 2004, Las Vegas, Nevada

Smith, Scott L. (2003), “The Comprehensive Plan” and “Land Use Laws in Nevada” Nevada Land Use:  Current Issues in Subdivision, Annexation and Zoning Law, National Business Institute, 3 November 2003, Las Vegas, Nevada

Teaching History

Lecturer, Utah Valley University (Orem, UT), August 2014 to Present

Instructor, Northwest Career College (Las Vegas, NV), January 2014 to August 2014

Adjunct Professor, University of Nevada Las Vegas, April 2004 to May 2009

Graduate Lab Instructor, Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah), Aug. 1996 to Dec. 1996

Computer Applications Teacher, Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah), June 1993 to Aug. 1994