Scott Montgomery was born in Raleigh, North Carolina and grew up in Cary. He attended Ravenscroft High School in Raleigh, class of 1999. He graduated with honors from Wake Forest University in 2003 with a degree in psychology. Scott returned to Wake Forest University to attend law school where he was awarded the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Family Law Student Award.
During the summer of 2005, Scott clerked for the North Carolina Attorney General's Office, then spent the second half of the summer studying international law in the Wake Forest Law School summer program in Venice, Italy. During the summer of 2006, Scott clerked for this firm, authoring a seminar manuscript on tax law and divorce, as well as coauthoring an appellate brief to the North Carolina Court of Appeals.
After graduating from Wake Forest Law School, Scott was admitted to practice law in North Carolina and practices with the firm as an associate. He is an active member of the Family Law Section of the N.C. Bar Association and, in 2009, he was elected by his peers as Treasurer of the Family Law Section.