A. Scott McKellar

Tel:(252) 937-2200
Fax: (252) 451-6836


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Scott grew up in Jackson, North Carolina, the small-town county seat of Northampton County, and has served as the Northampton County Attorney since 2014.  In that capacity, he advises the Northampton County Board of Commissioners and county departments on a wide range of issues, ranging from economic development to enforcement of ordinances.

Scott joined Battle Winslow in 2001, with an area of concentration in insolvency and bankruptcy law, where he has represented businesses, banks, individuals and Chapter 7 trustees in all aspects of bankruptcy matters pending under Chapter 7, 11 and 13 of the United States Bankruptcy Code, including obtaining relief from the automatic stay, contested Chapter 11 and 13 plan representation and related creditors’ rights litigation, the prosecution and defense of preference and fraudulent transfer actions, objections to discharge and dischargeability litigation, and appellate litigation before the North Carolina federal District Courts and the Fourth Circuit. In addition, Scott has broad state court civil litigation experience and maintains an active foreclosure, collections and construction law practice focusing on creditors’ rights.

Scott is a member of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Rocky Mount and volunteers as a youth baseball coach for the Rocky Mount parks and recreation system. When not working, Scott is a full-time dad for his two young boys and is an avid Tar Heel sports fan.

Areas of Practice:


  • J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 2001
  • B.A., University of North Carolina (With Distinction), 1997


  • Admitted to Bar 2001, State of North Carolina
  • All State and Federal Courts in North Carolina
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit


  • North Carolina Bar Association, Bankruptcy Law Section
  • American Bankruptcy Institute

Civic Activities:

  • Leadership Rocky Mount
  • Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Finance Committee
  • City of Rocky Mount Parks and Recreation, Volunteer Baseball Coach