When you’re looking for an attorney, there are plenty of options available. This is how Nowlin Scott Law Firm sets ourselves apart from most:



Specific Practice Areas: We focus on business specific practice areas: Business Formation, Intellectual Property, Landlord/Tenant Disputes, Contract & Agreements, and Business Civil Litigation. Because our practice areas are limited, we are able to offer you experience and up-to-date advice on these complicated issues.

Flat Fees: We quote our clients on an inclusive flat fee schedule for nearly every practice area. After determining what we can do to support your business, we will give you one fee amount that covers everything from meetings, preparing documents, phone calls and emails, court filing, court appearances, and anything else we need to support your business. You will know exactly how much you’ll be charged and will not be hit with a surprise bill. 

Prompt Communication: We will return your calls & emails. We pride ourselves in prompt communication with our clients. We make it a point to return your calls and emails as soon as possible, most often within one business day.  We will keep you updated every step of the way. 

Stay Informed: We stay informed and up-to-date on the Law. We love to research and find updates that we believe will benefit our clients. Our clients can be sure they will receive current advice.

Plain English: We will make sure you understand what we are doing to support your business. To do that we communicate in plain, easy to understand English. Understanding every step we are taking is crucial in helping you know what your next best move should be.

Community Focused: We pride ourselves in supporting underserved communities. Our goal is to guide and help businesses navigate complex legal issues. Allowing our clients to do what they do best, improving and serving our communities.

our team

Keegan J. Nowlin, Esq. 
Managing Attorney, Co-Founder

Wilmington College, Bachelor of Arts
Southern Illinois School of Law, Juris Doctorate

Bar Admissions
General Bar of the United States District Court for Northern District of Illinois
United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Illinois

Professional Associations and Memberships

Black Men Lawyer Association of Chicago

Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago

Cook County Bar Association



Keegan is a native of Bloomington, Indiana and was raised with Midwestern values of hard work and honesty. He attended Wilmington College where he earned his B.A. and was a member of the championship men’s basketball team. His time as a student-athlete taught him the true value of teamwork and leadership while remaining academically successful. Prior to starting law school Keegan held positions at the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business and a Columbus and an Ohio based start-up company serving several Midwestern states.

Keegan then graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Law where he received a specialization in Intellectual Property. While at SIU, Keegan was the president of the Black Law Student Association and Intellectual Property Society. Prior to co-founding NSLF, Keegan was an associate attorney at a Chicago firm specializing in the representation of landlords. As an entrepreneur himself, Keegan is passionate about helping others take their dreams from paper to reality and protecting their assets.

Lisa M. Scott, Esq.

University of Maryland, College Park, Bachelor of Arts
Southern Illinois School of Law, Juris Doctorate
Southern Illinois School of Law, Masters of Business Administration

Bar Admissions

Professional Associations and Memberships

Indiana State Bar Association

IndyBar Association


Lisa is a native of the Washington, DC suburbs and was born to United States Army officers who taught her relentless dedication to achieving her goals while always maintaining her integrity. Lisa earned a B.A. from the University of Maryland, College Park where she was also a member of the women’s volleyball team. Her time as a student-athlete fostered her passion for leadership and pursuit of success in an academically rigorous setting.

Lisa simultaneously graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Law and School of Business with her J.D/M.B.A. While at SIU, Lisa was a member of the Law Journal and published an article about the Title IX implications of paying student-athletes. Prior to founding Nowlin Scott Law Firm, Lisa held positions at the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA), Purdue University and Northwestern University. Lisa is dedicated to working closely with small business owners and landlords and looks forwarded to bringing her wealth of knowledge and experience to your team.