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Scott M. Wilhelm Esq. - Phillipsburg, NJ

305 Roseberry Street Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

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Updated: 08/17/2023

Phillipsburg Criminal Defense/Municipal Court Defense Lawyer


Scott has been practicing law since 1995, and he concentrates his practice in criminal defense, bankruptcy, personal injury, civil litigation and real estate.

He is a graduate of Phillipsburg High School, Moravian College and Villanova University School of Law. Scott has had lifelong interest in the legal system, and that interest motivated him to become an attorney. He enjoys the adversarial process that comes with the law, and he finds each case intellectually challenging...

About Scott M. Wilhelm Esq.

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense/Municipal Court Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Real Estate

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Managing Partner
  • Licensed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania

Representative Clients

  • Superior Quartz Products, Inc.
  • Town of Phillipsburg Land Use Board
  • Alpha Lehigh Tool Company, Inc.


Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 1995
  • Pennsylvania, 1995
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1995
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania, 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 2010
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2010

Specialties and Certifications

  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Municipal Court Law Attorney, 2014-Present

Other Affiliations

  • New Jersey Supreme Court Certified Municipal Court Law Attorney, 2014 – present
  • Arbitrator, Northampton County Court of Common Pleas, 2013-present
  • Arbitrator, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 2014-present
  • Member, New Jersey Supreme Court District XIII Ethics Committee, 2014-2018
  • Member, New Jersey Supreme Court District XIII Fee Arbitration Committee, 2017-2019
  • Member & President (2007-2008), Warren County Bar Association
  • Member & President (2021-2022), Hunterdon County Bar Association
  • Member & Board of Governors (2014-2020), Northampton County Bar Association
  • Member, Lehigh County Bar Association
  • Member, Pennsylvania State Bar Association
  • Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • CLE Presenter for WCBA, HCBA, NCBA and BALC
  • Warren County Coordinator, New Jersey State Bar Foundation Mock Trial Competition, 1997-present
  • Member, Federalist Society
  • Member, Holland Township Committee, 2017-present
  • Member, Holland Township Planning Board, 2020-present
  • Member, Hunterdon County Republican Committee, 2011-present
  • Adjunct Instructor, Warren County Community College, 2001-2003, 2005


  • Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pennsylvania, 1995
  • Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA, USA, 1992
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Honors: With Honors
    Honors: Dean's List Every Semester
    Honors: Honors Thesis
    Major: Political Science

Pro Bono Activities

  • New Jersey Supreme Court Fee Arbitration Committee, 2017 - 2019
  • New Jersey Supreme Court District XIII Ethics Committee, 2014 - 2018
  • Warren County Coordinator of State Bar Association High School Mock Trial Competition, 1997 - Present
  • Volunteer Women's Center, 1998 - Present
  • Holland Township Governing Body, 2017 - Present


Other Sources of Feedback About Scott M. Wilhelm

Included on the 2024 New Jersey list

Past Lists

  • 2023 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 New Jersey Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 New Jersey Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Scott M. Wilhelm on Super Lawyers

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Office Information


305 Roseberry Street Phillipsburg, NJ 08865


  • 908-454-3322

Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

Monday - Friday, 9 to 5; After hours by appointment

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