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I have spent my entire life in New Jersey and am committed to protecting its citizens. I believe strongly in the constitutional mandate that everyone charged with a crime is entitled to the effective assistance of counsel and I dedicated to upholding that ideal.  After an almost ten year career on Wall Street I decided I want to make an a positive impact on the community and concentrate on helping people.


Experience in a busy New Jersey Prosecutor's Office and working under one of the most well respected Superior Court Criminal Presiding Judges in the state have given Scott the necessary skills to neutralize the inherent advantage enjoyed by the State.


I received an undergraduate bachelor's degree in finance from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and studied law at Seton Hall Law School in Newark, New Jersey. I graduated near the top of his class earning cum laude honors.

After graduating from law School, I worked as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Hon. Scott J. Moynihan, the Presiding Judge of the Criminal Division in Union County New Jersey. 


Contact Scott C. Buerkle at the Buerkle Law Firm today to guarantee a zealous advocate for your rights.





Languages spoken: German

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 60%
    5 years, 43 cases
  2. Speeding & Traffic Ticket: 20%
    4 years, 37 cases
  3. Appeals: 10%
    4 years, 15 cases
  4. Health Care: 5%
    4 years
  5. Real Estate: 5%
    4 years, 2 cases



Hourly ($75-150/hour), Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

277 North Broad Street
PO Box 234
Elizabeth, NJ, 07030


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Client Rating Distinction: 5 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2014
Lead Counsel RatedLead Counsel2014
cum laudeSeton Hall University School of Law2011
Law Chancellor ScholarshipSeton Hall University School of Law2010
Law Chancellor ScholarshipSeton Hall University School of law2009
Law Chancellor ScholarshipSeton Hall University School of Law2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Legal InternInternal Revenue Service2011 - 2011
Law ClerkThe Honorable Scott J Moynihan, P.J.Cr.2011 - 2012
Legal InternUnion County Prosecutor's Office2010 - 2011
Summer InternThe Honorable Ramona Santiago2009 - 2009
Legal InternThe Honorable Kathryn S. Hayden, USDJ2009 - 2010
Research FellowSeton Hall University Law School2008 - 2010
Foreign Exchange Derivatives TraderForex Capital Markets2001 - 2007
Options SpecialistGoldman Sachs1999 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
New Jersey State Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Council of AffiliatesN/A2009 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
In the Interest of A.F.Successfully argued for a denial of the appeal
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Publication nameTitleDate
Seton Hall Center For Policy and ResearchDeath in Camp Delta2009
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Seton Hall University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2011
Lehigh UniversityFinanceBS - Bachelor of Science1999