Scott M. Wilhelm Esq.

Scott M. Wilhelm Esq.

Licensed in NJ and PA
Phillipsburg, New Jersey
Martindale-Hubbell Client Champion Silver 2018
Martindale-Hubbell Notable Peer Rated for Strong Ethical Standrards 2018
New Jersey Supreme Court - Certified Attorney - Seal of the Supreme Court of New Jersey
Scott M. Wilhelm - "Certified by NJ Supreme Court as a Municipal Court Law Attorney"

Scott has been practicing law since 1995, and he concentrates his practice in criminal defense and bankruptcy.

Scott grew up in Lopatcong Township, attending Phillipsburg High School and Moravian College before heading to Villanova Law. Scott has always had an 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.

With 22 years of experience, Scott believes he has the work ethic and legal knowledge to provide his clients with the absolute best defense. He is passionate about advocating for and helping others, and he strives to find the best solutions for all of his clients.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Real Estate

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Municipal Court Law Attorney

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


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

Representative Clients

  • Harmony Sands & Gravel, Inc.
  • Superior Quartz Products, Inc.
  • First Commonwealth Credit Union
  • Alpha Lehigh Tool Company
  • Fulton Bank of New Jersey


  • Lecturer, “What every PA Attorney needs to know about NJ Law”; Northampton County Bar and Lehigh County Bar Association
  • Adjunct Professor, Warren County Community College, Washington, NJ, 2001-2003, 2005

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Northampton County Bar Association, Board of Governors, 2015 - Present
  • Warren County Bar Association, President, 2007 - 2008
  • Hunterdon County Bar Association
  • Lehigh County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Federalist Society

Pro Bono Activities

  • New Jersey Supreme Court District XIII Ethics Committee, 2014 - Present
  • 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