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Candace R Scott

Litigation Attorney at Morristown, NJ

5.0   1 review
  • State Years
    Tennessee - TN 5 years
    New Jersey - NJ 47 years
  • Licensed for 5 years
    State TN
    Acquired 2019
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 47 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 1976
    Active No misconduct found

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Candace R. Scott, Esq. LLC
6 South St Ste 301
Morristown, NJ, 07960-8108

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Posted by anonymous | November 29, 2014
A greatful father that got to keep his children
Candace is a excellent lawyer with a great staff that support her and her clients. When I first came to her I knew nothing about divorce or what I was getting ready to do. I explained to her my situation and that my first priority was protecting my children. She did not sugar coat anything. She explained the cost and how long this could take with this being a hostile divorce. She was spot on in the end with cost and time. She was very responsive always took my calls if she could or returned them quickly and the same with emails. When going through this kind of divorce you need to deal with lots of different people from therapists to investigators and real estate people and everyone in between. She knows them all and helps you find the right one for your case. When you start learning about divorce law in NJ it can make you very angry especially if you are the main earner in the house. Candace was very good at letting me vent my frustration with the law. Then she would calm me down and explain carefully to me what I need to do within the law to get through this divorce. It was kind of funny looking back at some of the simple things she did that got me through this. While meeting with a mediator she could hear in my voice or see my posture change and she would grab hand and give it a lite squeeze basically getting me to be quite before I said something I would regret. She came through for me and I got to keep my boys and as a bonus I got to keep the house. She worked with me the whole way through in all aspects of the divorce. Thank you very much Candace
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Work Experience

  • Principal
  • Candace Scott Esq. LLC
  • 1976 - Present


  • Seton Hall Law School
  • JD
  • 1976
  • Seton Hall University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1976
  • Vanderbilt University
  • MA - Masters
  • 1969


  • Collaborative Law Association
  • member
  • 2011 - Present
  • New Jersey Arbrtration Association
  • member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Morris County Collaborative Law Practice Group
  • member
  • 2011 - Present
  • Divorce Mediation
  • Registered with the State of New Jersey
  • 2001 - Present
  • American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Board of Managers
  • 1999 - Present
  • Board Certified Sate of New Jersey:Matrimonial
  • Family Law
  • 1999 - Present
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • member
  • 1976 - Present
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Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • bv
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Board Certified - Matrimonial
  • New Jersey Supreme Court
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyers
  • N/A
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Family Attorney | Sep 26
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I highly endorse this lawyer. Candace is a knowledgable, professional and passionate advocate and also a wonderful family law mediator."