When you are charged with a crime, so much more than just your freedom is on the line.

The most critical step to relieving the stress associated with a recent arrest is to retain an experienced and aggressive Passaic County Criminal Defense Lawyer as soon as possible. The conclusion of your criminal matter is likely to have a significant impact on your family, your job, and your reputation. With so much at stake and so much uncertainty, it is only natural to feel nervous and unsettled.

For Scott, the first step to effectively advocating on your behalf is getting to know you and your situation. This information is critical to Scott’s ability to both understand your particular needs and cast you in a positive light to the prosecutor and judge, which enables him to effectively negotiate and advocate on your behalf. Scott knows that good people sometimes find themselves accused of having committed criminal acts, and that for these people, the stakes are particularly high because of the consequences that a conviction would have on their families, personal lives, and professional future. Scott will carefully explain the charges that you are facing and the most substantial consequences that could result from a conviction. Scott will keep you informed of all developments in your matter from beginning to end.

While your case is winding through the criminal justice system, Passaic 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 develop an effective 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 thoroughly review the evidence that the State provides in advance of trial. Scott understands that to you, no case is more important than your own, 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 persistence are the keys to obtaining the best possible outcome for his clients and that no client should ever have to worry about whether their case is important to their attorney.

Scott has spent the vast majority of his career as an attorney concentrating his practice in the area of criminal defense. After serving as a judicial law clerk for a judge of the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey, Scott worked at a nationally recognized and well-respected corporate law firm. Immediately thereafter, Scott began honing his skills as a criminal defense attorney. In an effort to stay current on the latest developments in criminal defense, Scott is an active member of organizations such as the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. His effectiveness as a criminal defense lawyer has been evidenced by his selection 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 a Passaic 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 www.superlawyers.com.

"...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