Salvatore G. Scro is special counsel in Ball Janik LLP’s Construction Defect and Litigation practice groups. Mr. Scro is Board Certified in Construction Law by The Florida Bar. He focuses on all aspects of complex construction defect litigation, condominium and homeowner association turnover matters, real estate transactions and closings, including all aspects of civil litigation, contract and business matters and litigation, and personal injury.

Mr. Scro’s experience spans 33 years and includes various areas of litigation, real estate, and business matters in New York and Florida. He practiced in Syracuse, New York (Scro Law Office) from 1988 until 2006, when he relocated to Florida, joined, and later became a partner in a Sarasota-based law firm. Since then, he has concentrated his practice on representing homeowners, homeowner associations, and condominium associations in complex construction defect litigation and turnover matters. He also represents clients in business, civil and personal injury litigation matters, and commercial and residential real estate transactions.

Mr. Scro received his undergraduate degree from St. John Fisher College in 1984 and his Juris Doctorate from  Thomas M. Cooley Law School in 1987. He is admitted to the Florida (1989), New York (1988), and  Washington, D.C. (1990) bars and is admitted to practice in the Federal Court for the Middle District of  Florida. He is an active member of the Florida Bar Association, Sarasota County Bar Association, and the D.C.  Bar Association.  Mr. Scro also served as an arbitrator for the City Court for the City of Syracuse, New York.

In addition to his professional engagements, Mr. Scro is dedicated to the community. He is the former  President of the Gulf Coast Basketball Officials Association and has been a member of the Community  Associations Institute for Central Florida, South Gulf Coast, Suncoast, and West Florida Chapters.


  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Lansing, Michigan
    Juris Doctorate – 1987
  • St. John Fisher College, Rochester, New York
    B.A. – 1984


  • New York, 1988
  • Florida, 1989
  • Washington DC, 1990
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida


  • Lecturer and Speaker, Approved Course Provider with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR)