Scott Hansen, J.D.

Scott is a partner at the law firm of Lewis, Hansen, Waldo, Pleshe and Flanders. Scott's practice focuses on elder law, including tax and estate planning, guardianships and conservatorships, and charitable giving. Scott represents many non-profit entities throughout the West, and advises them on organizational issues, charitable giving, tax advice, and business planning. He has been practicing for over 30 years. Scott is recognized as one of Utah’s Legal Elite and an expert in elder law and charitable and planned giving. He has been a featured presenter at numerous seminars throughout the U.S. on business and estate planning, probate, charitable giving, and exempt organizations. Scott is also the chairman and CEO of Fund Raising Counsel, Inc., a regional fundraising and nonprofit management consulting firm. In addition to serving on the Advisory Board of Breathe Utah, Scott is on the emeritus board of the Utah Shakespeare Festival, the National Advisory Board of the Western Folklife Center, the Utah Skeleton and Bobsled Association, and is a founding member of the Utah Bicycle Coalition.