Scott Stamatakis was born and raised in Tampa, Florida. Scott graduated from Gaither High School before heading to Tallahassee, Florida where he attended Florida State University earning his Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree in criminology, magna cum laude, in 1995. While earning his degree, Scott worked at the State Attorney's Office for the Second Judicial Circuit, William N. Meggs, as well as the Department of State, Division of Licensing. After graduating from FSU, Scott relocated to Gainesville, Florida where he attended the University of Florida's College of Law. As a Gator, Scott earned his Juris Doctorate in 1998.
Scott started his legal career with Florida Default Law Group, PL, once considered the largest plaintiff ‘foreclosure mills' in the State of Florida. Scott started his own small practice in 2003, initially handling foreclosures for lenders but eventually evolving into a consumer lawyer.
Scott is also a licensed real estate agent and a licensed title insurance agent in the State of Florida