Practice Areas

Experienced Attorney Serving Bell County, Texas

Philippians 4:13 — I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.

At the Law Office of W. David Scales, in Belton, we handle a broad range of legal issues for clients throughout Central Texas. We recognize the legal process can be intimidating. Contacting a lawyer can take a leap of faith. When you come to our offices, you'll get compassion and understanding, and a commitment to work hard to help you reach your goals.

Call 254-913-5245 to arrange a confidential consultation.

Criminal Defense and Juvenile Law

In our criminal defense practice, seasoned criminal law attorney David Scales represents both juveniles and adults facing a variety of misdemeanor charges.

Our firm places a focus on defending juveniles charges with various crimes. With many of the juvenile offenders that we represent, whether we are appointed by the court to represent them or their parents have retained us, our relationship does not end when the case is over. We make ourselves available to the juveniles 24 hours a day, seven days a week, both during and after their cases.

Family Law

At the Law Office of W. David Scales, we handle a majority of family law concerns ranging from divorce to child custody disputes. Attorney Scales has received advanced training in family law mediation and often uses this approach to find amicable solutions to family law and custody disputes.

Employment Law

We represent men and women throughout the area, including federal civilian employees at Fort Hood, in all matters involving unfair treatment on the job, including:

  • Discrimination
  • Sexual harassment, including hostile working environments
  • Whistleblower claims
  • Equal Employment Opportunity cases
  • Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB) appeals

Additional Areas of Practice

We assist clients with all aspects of estate planning, and assist in obtaining guardianships.

Contact the Law Office of W. David Scales

When you need compassionate and committed counsel, contact us for a free, confidential consultation. Our phones are answered 24 hours a day. Evening and weekend appointments are available upon request, and we will set up payment plans for clients.

David is fluent in sign language.

"Sometimes you just have to take a leap of faith and build your wings on the way down." — Kobi Yamada