Bergen County Criminal Defense Attorney for Representation Throughout New Jersey

The outcome of your criminal matter is likely to have a tremendous impact on your family, your job, and your reputation within the community. With so much at stake and so much uncertainty, it is only natural to feel nervous and unsettled. The most important step to relieving the stress associated with a recent arrest is to retain an experienced and compassionate Bergen County criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.

You Need Aggressive and Strategic Representation

Bergen County criminal defense attorney Scott Gorman will take the time to understand your situation and explain how his aggressive and strategic representation can give you the best chance for a favorable outcome. He  knows that good people sometimes find themselves accused of having committed criminal acts, and the stakes may be higher for them because of the stigma and consequences of the arrest on their families, personal lives, and jobs.

For Scott, the first step to effectively advocating on your behalf is getting to know you and your situation. This information is critical to his ability to both understand your particular needs and cast you in a positive light to the prosecutor and judge. Next, he will explain your charges and the most significant consequences that could flow from a conviction. He will also educate you about the process for prosecuting and defending criminal charges like those that you are facing.

Bergen County Criminal Defense Attorney Scott Gorman Can Help

While your case is winding through the criminal justice system, Scott Gorman will give your case the attention that it deserves, regardless of the severity of the charges against you. Scott understands that to you, no case is more important than your own. He will work with you to develop a strategy that reflects your unique needs after discussing the potential risks and benefits associated with your various options. To identify the greatest weaknesses in the State’s case against you, he will meticulously review the evidence that the prosecution provides in advance of trial. Scott will make every effort to make himself available to answer your questions as soon as possible, always answer or return your calls, and keep you informed regarding any developments in your case. He prides himself on providing representation that reflects his belief that preparation and diligence are the keys to obtaining the best possible outcome for his clients and that no client should ever have to worry about whether they are still on their defense attorney’s radar.

Have an Experienced and Dedicated Defense Lawyer on Your Side

Scott dedicated himself to the pursuit of justice by concentrating his practice in the area of criminal defense after his first year of practicing law when he worked at a nationally recognized and well-respected corporate law firm. In an effort to remain vigilant and to stay current on the latest developments in criminal defense and to hone his advocacy skills, he is an active member of organizations such as the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. His effectiveness as a Bergen County criminal defense attorney has been recognized by his recent selection by (201) Magazine as one of Bergen County’s Top Lawyers in the areas of criminal defense and appellate practice. In addition, Scott has been selected by SuperLawyers as a Rising Star every year from 2010 to 2015.* If you or a loved one has been charged with a criminal offense, the time to retain a criminal defense lawyer is now and the lawyer to call is Scott Gorman.

Get the Best Outcome for Your Case with a Top Bergen County Criminal Defense Attorney

In New Jersey, the most serious criminal cases are heard by the Criminal Part of the Law Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey. In Bergen County, such cases are heard at the Bergen County Justice Center, which is located at 10 Main Street in Hackensack. Less serious matters such as alleged disorderly persons offenses and violations of New Jersey’s motor vehicle statutes or municipal ordinances are generally prosecuted in one of the more than seventy municipal courts located throughout the county.

To learn more about how Bergen County criminal defense attorney Scott Gorman can give you the best opportunity to obtain a favorable outcome for your case, please contact us online to schedule a free consultation or call us now at (201) 489-9199.

*No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. For Rising Stars methodology, see

"...he was nothing less than

professional, courteous, and articulate

throughout the entire process."
- Lenore K.
"...I can honestly say that Scott

made me feel as though I was his only client..."

- Kristin B.
"...Scott's professionalism, courtesy, and kindness, made me feel very

comfortable and confident

working with him..."
- Carolyn D.
"...From the moment we first spoke I knew that he was going to

fight my case with everything he had..."

- Robert B.
"...On my court date,

Scott turned a tough situation into a favorable outcome..."

- Charles L.
"...very professional lawyer that gets the job done.

He stays on top of your case

and always keeps in contact with you..."
- Douglas F.
"...I ended up getting the deal I wanted... As an attorney I think

he goes above and beyond his duties...”

- Laurie B.
"...I am very pleased to say

the Judge dismissed my case

based on one of the motions filed by Scott..."
- Melissa W.
"...He was there if I had a question and took care of everything from A-Z

exactly the way that he promised

me when I first met him. I am super happy with his service..."
- Lily V.
"...Scott’s best quality was being able to explain

exactly what motions were filed and what the prosecutor would do next..."

- Ingrid N.
"...Throughout my case Scott was

professional, dedicated, and easily accessible..."

- Lynn C.
"...was  being charged with a DWI, but overcame the situation with his help...

He goes above and beyond for his clients..."

- Karla R.
"...I'd highly recommend Scott if you need

a dogged advocate looking out for your rights.”

- K.B
"...Scott treats his clients

as if they were his own family

and I would highly recommend him to others."
- Anita S.
"...need an

aggressive advocate for your defense,

Scott Gorman is the attorney to call."
- J.B
"...Throughout the process you did not treat me like a client,

but a family member in trouble..."

- Carlos M.