Being arrested and charged with a crime can be one of the most disruptive and frightening experiences of a person’s life.

The first step to relieving the stress associated with a recent arrest is to retain an experienced and compassionate Union County Criminal Defense Lawyer right away. The resolution of your criminal matter is almost certainly going to profoundly affect family, your job, and your reputation within the community. With so much at stake, you cannot afford to leave your fate in the wrong hands. Scott Gorman will take the time to understand your situation and he will explain how his aggressive representation can give you the best chance for a positive outcome.

Scott knows that good people sometimes find themselves accused of having committed criminal acts. He also understands that the stakes may be higher for them because of the their good standing within the community may be on the line. For Scott, the first step to efficiently advocating on your behalf is getting to know you and your unique situation. This information will enable him to both understand your particular needs and cast you in a positive light to the prosecutor and judge. From his initial meeting with you, Scott will explain the charges that you are facing and the most substantial consequences that could flow from a conviction. Scott will walk you through the process for how criminal charges are prosecuted and how he can defend you.

Scott understands that to you, no case is more important than your own. He will work with you to devise a plan that reflects your individual needs after discussing the potential risks and benefits associated with your various options. While your case is winding through the criminal justice system, Union County Criminal Defense Lawyer Scott Gorman will give your case the attention that it deserves, regardless of the severity of the charges against you. To identify the greatest weaknesses in the State’s case against you, Scott will meticulously 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 have to worry about whether they are still on their attorney’s radar.

Scott began concentrating his practice in the area of criminal defense immediately after working 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, he is an active member of organizations such as the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. His effectiveness as a Union County Criminal Defense Lawyer 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 2014.* If you or a loved one has been charged with a criminal offense, the time to retain a Union County Criminal Defense Lawyer is now and the lawyer to call is Scott Gorman.

"...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