Eli Scott

eli scott attorney at mitchell mcnutt in tupelo ms

Eli Scott

Tupelo Office

P (662)842-3871 | F (662)842-8450

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Eli is an attorney in the firm's Tupelo office, and he works on a wide variety of legal matters. Eli credits his experiences while serving in the Mississippi Army National Guard for his adaptability and attention to detail which he carries forward to his clients every day. Outside of work, Eli enjoys running, playing pickleball, fixing things around the house (especially when power tools are involved), and spending time with his wife Bethany.

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  • Mississippi State University, B. Acc. & B.B.A., Summa Cum Laude (2016)
    • G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery Foundation Academic Achievement Award (2015)
    • Montgomery Leadership Program Capstone of the Year Award (2015)
    • Distinguished Military Graduate (2016)
  • University of Mississippi, J.D., Magna Cum Laude (2020)
    • Mississippi Law Journal

Professional Affiliations

  • Mississippi Bar Association


  • Confrontation Compromise: How Modern State Rules of Evidence Could Ensure Transparent Forensic Reports, 56. No. 4 Crim. L. Bull. Art. 2 (2020)
  • Soldiers of Misfortune: Why the Military Should Remove Its Slot Machines, 24 Gaming L. Rev 377 (2020)


  • Harrisburg Baptist Church
  • Recipient, Key to the City of Booneville, Mississippi (2019)

Previous Employment

  • Mississippi Army National Guard, Captain (2012-present)
    • Commandant's List, Armor Basic Officer Leader's Course, Fort Benning, Georgia (2017)
    • Former Commander of D, 1-98th Cavalry, 155th ABCT, Batesville, Mississippi (2020-2021)
    • Commandant's List, Judge Advocate Officer Basic Course, Charlottesville, Virginia (2023)

Court Admissions

  • All state courts in Mississippi; United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi