Attorneys

Scott B. Piekarsky, Esq.

Scott B. Piekarsky, Esq. is Certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the New Jersey Supreme Court. He earned his law degree from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1986. From 1986 to 1987, Mr. Piekarsky was the judicial clerk to the Honorable Peter Ciolino, Assignment Judge of the Bergen County Superior Court.

Practice areas

  • Professional liability
    • Legal Malpractice
  • Legal ethics involving representation of attorneys in all ethics proceedings
  • Expert review- Preparation of affidavits of merit and expert reports on behalf of Plaintiffs and Defendants.
  • Community Association Law- Including representation of associations and individual owners involving general counsel/ transactional work and litigation
  • Personal injury- Plaintiffs and Defense
  • Real estate transactions and litigation
  • General Litigation including Chancery
  • Business law
    • Business formation
    • Closely held business
    • Partnership agreements
  • Commercial collections
  • Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Mediation – representation of parties or acting as mediator

Education

  • J.D., Seton Hall University, 1986
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Ramapo College, 1983

Bar admissions

  • New Jersey, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, S.D. N.Y. (White Plains), 2004

Professional memberships

  • Former Barrister, Justice Morris Pashman American Inn of Court
  • Rule 1:40 Court Qualified Mediator, Approved Mediator Mentor & Mortgage Foreclosure Mediator
  • Former Master in Justice Robert L. Clifford Inn of Court
  • AV Rated
  • Super Lawyers 2013 and 2016
  • Member of Supreme Court Committee  on Women in the Courts

Reported cases

  • Caputa v. Antiles, 296 N.J. Super 123 (App. Div. 1996)
  • Fraser v. Bovino, 317 N.J. Super 23 (App. Div. 1998)
  • Grubbs v. Knoll, 376 N.J. Super 420 (App. Div. 2005)

Speaking engagements and seminars

  • Click here for a full list of Scott’s speaking engagements and seminars

Publications

  • Author, “Avoiding Malpractice Claims,” New Jersey Law Journal, July 1998
  • Author, “The Dermatologist as Expert Witness,” Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery, Page 114, September 2005
  • Author, “The Dermatologist as Expert Witness- Revisited: Know The Risks Before You Agree, Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery,” Page 234, December 2013.