The outcome of your criminal matter can have a tremendous impact on your family, your job, and your reputation within the community.

If you are charged with a crime, you have so much at stake that the uncertainty can be maddening. The most important step to relieving the anxiety surrounding you recent arrest is to retain an experienced and compassionate Hudson County Criminal Defense Lawyer as soon as possible.

Scott knows that good people sometimes find themselves accused of having committed criminal acts and the stakes may be significantly higher for them because of the impact that arrests can have on their personal lives, their professional reputations, and their standing within their communities. For Scott Gorman, the first step to effectively advocating on your behalf is to get to know you. This information is critical to Scott’s ability to both understand your particular needs and cast you in a positive light during negotiations with a prosecutor and arguments before a judge. Next, Scott will explain the charges that you are facing and the most significant consequences that could flow from a conviction. Scott will also educate you regarding the process for prosecuting and defending criminal charges like those that you are facing. Scott will take the time to understand your unique situation, and he will explain how his aggressive representation can give you the best chance for a favorable outcome.

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 have to worry about whether they are still on their attorney’s radar. While your case is winding through the criminal justice system, Hudson County Criminal Defense Lawyer 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 create a strategy that reflects your individual needs after discussing the potential risks and benefits associated with your numerous options. Scott will meticulously review the evidence that the State provides in advance of trial to evaluate the strength of the State’s case to identify the greatest weaknesses that case. Scott will make every effort to make himself available to you by returning your calls as soon as possible and by keeping you informed regarding any developments in your case.

Scott has dedicated himself to the pursuit of justice by concentrating his practice in the area of criminal defense following his first year of practicing law when he worked at a nationally recognized and well-respected corporate law firm. In an effort 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 (“NACDL”) and the New Jersey chapter of the NACDL. His effectiveness as a criminal defense lawyer has been recognized by his selection by (201) Magazine as one of Bergen County’s Top Lawyers. 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 a Hudson County Criminal Defense Lawyer is now and the lawyer to call is Scott Gorman.

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"...From the moment we first spoke I knew that he was going to

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