Personal Injury | Serving Morristown, NJ
Budd Lake Criminal and Injury Law Firm
The Law Offices of Robert A. Scirocco, founded in 1994 is a client-centered, results driven law firm that is focused on attaining the best possible outcome in each case. Our attorneys and highly trained staff use our experience and knowledge at the service of our clients, knowing that the best lawyers solve problems in the quickest and most efficient way.
Firm Founder and Manager Robert A. Scirocco has practiced in New Jersey for over thirty years in matters across the legal spectrum. In 2013 he was named to the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in New Jersey and is consistently recognized in “Super Lawyers Top Attorneys in Civil and Criminal Litigation.” He has tried countless cases in both State and Federal Court and recently represented the plaintiff in the seminal case of Cowher v. Carson & Roberts, 425 N.J. Super 285. Over the past three decades, he has helped clients achieve millions of dollars in recovery for their damages.
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Robert A. Scirocco attended Loyola School of Law, where he earned his law degree in 1980. He was the editor in chief of the law school newspaper, and while performing a clerkship in Washington, D.C., was the recipient of a Commendation from the President of the United States, for his outstanding legal contributions made in the assistance of placing ex-offenders back into the workforce.
Upon his graduation, he obtained a clerkship with a number of judges in Hudson County Superior Court, both in the juvenile and criminal divisions.He has spent his entire career as a litigation and trial attorney, having tried well over one hundred jury trials in both the state and federal courts.
After working as a partner at two mid-sized firms, he opened his own practice in 1994 in Budd Lake (Mt Olive Twp), Morris County, N.J. with emphasis in the areas of employment law/civil rights, personal injury, criminal law, municipal court, and consumer fraud, and is counsel to a number of local public entities, such as the Budd Lake Volunteer Fire Department.
Mr. Scirocco successfully represented the plaintiff in the seminal case of Cowher v. Carson & Roberts, 425 N.J. Super. 285. There, the Appellate Division ruled that an employee of a trucking company could sue his employer for the harassment he received based on the company’s mistaken belief that he was Jewish.
In 1991, he received his Certification from the N.J. Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney, and is a Master of the Worral F. Mountain Inns of Court.
Mark R. Scirocco is the senior litigation associate at the Law Offices of Robert A. Scirocco. Prior to joining the firm, Mark clerked for a judge on the Fairfax Circuit Court in Fairfax, VA. He is a graduate of the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University. He achieved his undergraduate degree from Providence College where he graduated summa cum laude.
Mark has personally handled high-profile matters in New Jersey state and federal courts. He has firsthand trial experience and is also known for his effective oral advocacy, having argued before the Supreme Court of New Jersey and the New Jersey Appellate Division. He specializes in insurance defense, insurance coverage, construction defect, toxic tort, employment, dram shop, professional negligence, premises liability, and employment law.
While in law school, Mark was one of 12 students selected as part of the George Mason Supreme Court Clinic and worked on several matters before the Supreme Court of the United States. He also interned in various capacities for the Federal Government including at the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Oversight and Government Reform; the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, chambers of Judge Lawrence Block; and the U.S. Department of Justice, Criminal Division, Fraud Section. In 2012, Mark’s Moot Court team won First Place at the Billings, Exum & Frye National Moot Court Competition at Elon University School of Law. He was named Best Oral Advocate in the final round of that competition, which was argued before a panel of current and retired justices of the North Carolina Supreme Court.
Mark has been named a New Leader of the Bar by the New Jersey Law Journal as part of its Professional Excellence 2020 Awards.
Mark is a member of the bar in both New Jersey and Virginia as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.