Scott Awerkamp

Of Counsel
P 435.215.2305 | F 435.673.1444
Spencer Fane attorney Scott Awerkamp


Scott Awerkamp is based in our St. George, Utah office. He has extensive experience in estate planning including wills, trusts, tax savings, probate, trust administration, asset protection, charitable giving, guardianships, conservatorships, and elder law. Scott’s work and service provide his clients with peace of mind, knowing they have a well-designed plan that will benefit their families in many ways.

An important part of his practice is advising his clients on how to properly administer an estate or trust. Scott also has decades of experience in trust and estate litigation and can provide help in those difficult and often complex situations. Of course, his goal is to help his clients avoid costly disputes before they happen. Scott is passionately committed to guiding his clients through the complex legal maze of estate planning.

For his business clients, his comprehensive legal services extend to corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, and other business entities. His practice includes business formation, agreements between owners, purchases and sales, and negotiation and preparation of all types of business contracts.



  • Brigham Young University – J. Reuben Clark School of Law, 1989 (J.D.), cum laude
  • Brigham Young University, 1985 (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • Utah, 1989

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, 1989

  • Southern Utah Estate Planning Council, Member and Former President
  • Foundation of St. George Regional Hospital, Planned Giving Committee
  • LDS Philanthropies, Planned Giving Council
  • George Regional Hospital Professional Advisory Council
  • The Learning Center for Families, Board of Directors; Vice President, 2001-2006
  • Foundation for Students of Washington County, Board of Trustees, 1998-2000

  • Utah Business Magazine, Utah Legal Elite, Wills, Trusts & Estates
  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Preeminent

  • American Bar Association, Real Property, Trust, and Estate Planning Practice Group
  • Utah State Bar Association, Tax and Estate Planning Section
  • Southern Utah Bar Association
  • Southern Utah Estate Planning Council
  • BYU Management Society