- District: 36
- Member since: 2016
- Localities represented: Parts of Fairfax County, Prince William County and Stafford County
- Committees: General Laws, Local Governmentt, Rehabilitation & Social Services
- Website: http://www.scottsurovell.org/
Scott Surovell is a 12th-generation Virginia and life-long resident of the Mount Vernon Community. Scott lives two doors down from his parents homes with his wife Erinn Madden and their four children.
His connection to the Route 1 Corridor runs deep- Scott's grandparents helped to found Mount Vernon's Tauxemont Community in 1941. He is a graduate of West Potomac High School, James Madison University and the University of Virginia School of Law.
Scott is a co-founding partner and owner a 20-attorney law firm in Fairfax City. He focuses on criminal law, personal injury, family law and consumer litigation. Notable accomplishments include litigating the largest personal injury case in the history of Fairfax County. He is the former Chairman for the Virginia Trial Lawyers Family Law Section and has been recognized by as a top attorney in Virginia by Washingtonian Magazine, Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, and Northern Virginia Magazine.
Scott chaired the Mount Vernon Democratic Committee from 2003-2007, elected chairman of the Fairfax County Democratic Committee in 2007 which won the Large Committee of the Year Award for its efforts in the 2008 Presidential Election. In June 2009, he resigned to run for State Delegate.
Scott is the immediate past Campaign Chair of the House Democratic Caucus and increased Democratic numbers in the House. During the 2015 legislative session, he served as House Caucus Chairman- the second ranking position in the House Democratic Caucus. As Campaign Chair and Caucus Chairman, Scott successfully recruited candidates and helped turn three delegate seats held by Republican legislators back to Democratic control (Futrell, Murphy, Mason).
Following Senator Toddy Puller's retirement announcement, Scott announced his candidacy for the 36th Senate District. His legislative priorities include revitalizing the U.S. 1 Corridor, fighting for more state money for schools, reforming predatory lending, and protecting the Potomac River and other natural treasures.