Scott J. Brook, Esquire
Scott Brook obtained his undergraduate degree from Tulane University in 1985, where he majored in Psychology and minored in Spanish. He stayed at Tulane to obtain his Master’s in Business Administration, where he was selected for a two-year fellowship and focused on Finance. Upon graduation from Tulane’s Business School, Mr. Brook lectured nationally for Business Week Careers Magazine as a motivational speaker at colleges and universities throughout the country.
After working for two major law firms in New York City, Mr. Brook graduated from the University of Miami School of Law in 1992 and began litigating and working on Appeals for the firm of Conroy, Simberg and Lewis. In 2000, Mr. Brook opened his own practice to better serve clients in the South Florida Tri-county area, focused on the areas of Workers’ Compensation and Family Law. As a member of the Florida Bar, Mr. Brook has practiced successfully before the Florida Supreme Court and numerous Courts throughout the State of Floirda.
Mr. Brook has served the community in various capacities. In March 2002, Mr. Brook defeated a 12-year incumbent when he was elected to the City Commission of Coral Springs and served a four year term. Mr. Brook founded the City’s Customer-Involved Government Committee and served as Chair of the City’s Financial Advisory Committee for many years. In March 2006, Mr. Brook was elected as Mayor of Coral Springs and was re-elected unopposed in November of 2008. In 2007, during his Mayoral term, Mr. Brook was instrumental in helping the City to become the first City ever to obtain, the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.
Mr. Brook also served as Chairman of the Coral Springs Parent Education Committee and was a member of the Board of the City’s Charter School throughout his almost nine years of service. He works as a motivational speaker for youth and various charities throughout Broward County. Mr. Brook has been very active in numerous civic activities, including mentoring for Take Stock in Children, serving on the Board of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of South Florida and working with Keeping Dreams Alive amongst numerous other organizations.
Since 2003, Mr. Brook has helped mentor over 700 teenagers through a Leadership Project led by student leaders under Brook’s guidance. Mr. Brook is a proud father of five children, grandfather of three children and married to Brenda.