Scott Gorman: A Top Essex 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. The Essex Vicinage of the Superior Court is the busiest of all New Jersey trial vicinages, and criminal matters in Essex County are heard at the Essex County Veterans Courthouse, which is located at 50 West Market Street in Newark.

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 local municipal courts in Essex County.

Scott Gorman will take the time to understand your unique situation. He will thoroughly explain how his aggressive and strategic representation can give you the best chance for a favorable outcome. Scott knows that good people sometimes find themselves accused of having committed criminal acts, and that the stakes for them may be higher because of the consequences a conviction could have on their families, their standing within their communities, and their professional relationships. For Scott, effectively advocating on your behalf begins with is getting to know you and your situation. This information enables Scott to both understand your particular needs and cast you in a positive light to prosecutors and judges. Next, Scott will explain the charges that you are facing and the most significant consequences that could flow from a conviction. He will be sure to keep you informed and up to date with everything that is going on every step of the way.

To learn more about how Scott can give you the best opportunity to obtain a favorable outcome for your Essex County case, please select an area of practice and contact us to schedule a free consultation.


"...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.