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Scott A Sheldon

Scott A Sheldon

Practice areas:

Personal Injury

About Me

Following law school graduation and after clerking for the Hon. Irvin J. Snyder, JSC, I came to work in the general liabilitdue practice area of a large, well respected insurance defense firm where I gained valuable experience on my feet, in front of juries, trying cases. I handled defense of premises liability claims, auto/trucking accident claims, products liability, construction accident and construction defect matters.  After five years with the firm, I decided to join The Law Office of Adam M. Kotlar, LLC, a small firm, with an emphasis on providing outstanding and aggressive legal representation to our clients. The office is a full service firm concentrating in personal injury, workers' compensation, estate planning and real estate. I have joined the firm to help strengthen i our already flourishing personal injury trial practice.  

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2007

  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    7 years, 500 cases

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-33%)

Attorney Endorsements

1 total 

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    I had the pleasure to work with Scott when we were both associate attorneys at Margolis Edelstein. While we were coworkers, Scott proved to be an excellent litigator who would never avoid a difficult assignment. Since then Scott has developed into an exceptional trial attorney with superior advocacy skills. I unequivocally endorse Scott as a Personal Injury Trial Attorney.

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Contact Info

The Law Office of Adam M. Kotlar, LLC

1913 Greentree Road
Suite C
Cherry Hill, NJ, 08003

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NJActive200705/29/2015
PAAdministrative Suspension200708/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top 5 Brief, Oral SemifinalistHunter Moot Court Competition2007

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
General Liability Litigation AssociateMargolis Edelstein2008 - 2013
Clerk to the Hon. Irvin J. Snyder, JSCState Superior Court Of New Jersey2007 - 2008

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
New Jersey State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Burlington County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
South Jersey Claims AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
State vs. Pena-Flores 198 N.J. 6 (2009)Affirmed. Both probable cause and exigency circumstances are required to perform a warrantless search of an auto.
NJM v Klama DOCKET NO. A-1382-09T2The argument that I asserted for NJM was accepted by the App. Div. and trial court ruling was affirmed.

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Rutgers University School of LawN/AN/A2007