Your best chance to avoid penalties is a good criminal defense attorney

The conclusion 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 first step to alleviating the stress associated with a recent arrest is to retain an experienced and dedicated Essex County Criminal Defense Lawyer as soon as possible.

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.

Scott understands that to you, no case is more important than your own. While your case is winding through the criminal justice system, Essex County Criminal Defense Lawyer Scott Gorman will give your case the attention that it deserves, regardless of the severity of the charges against you. He will work with you to devise a strategy that reflects your individual 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, Scott will painstakingly review the evidence that the State provides in advance of trial, and he will make every effort to make himself available to answer your questions as soon as possible. Scott 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 wonder whether they remain on their attorney’s radar.

Scott discovered his love of criminal defense during the early stages of his legal career. In his first year of practicing law after a judicial clerkship, Scott worked at a nationally recognized and well-respected corporate law firm. Since then, Scott focused the vast majority of his practice in the area of criminal defense. To keep 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 has been selected multiple times by (201) Magazine as one of Bergen County’s Top Lawyers in the area of criminal defense. In addition, Scott has been selected by SuperLawyers as a Rising Star every year from 2010 to 2014.*

If you or a loved one has been charged with a criminal offense, the time to retain an Essex County Criminal Defense Lawyer is now and the lawyer to call is Scott Gorman.

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

"...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.
"...need an

aggressive advocate for your defense,

Scott Gorman is the attorney to call."
- J.B