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Scott W. Orr


Scott W. Orr is a dynamic, and innovative legal professional adept at guiding families through challenging times. With a client-focused approach, Scott believes in tailoring resolutions to each client’s needs and advocating for the best possible outcome. He is a settlement-based attorney helping you to own your outcome, uncouple with dignity and always keeps the kids above all else.

As a dedicated, ethical practitioner, Scott brings extensive knowledge of family law issues and experience to represent his clients. His emphasis is to resolve matters amicably, rather than going to trial. Scott has a proven record of success as a mediator and as an attorney.

Scott’s unique skillset and background allows him to not only help you and your family but understand everything you’re going through. He digs deep to understand the underlying issues to provide long-term solutions.


  • Juris Doctorate and Masters in Business Administration from Emory University

  • Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, from Syracuse University

Bar Association Memberships

  • New Jersey Bar Association

  • Bergen County Bar Association

  • Passaic County Bar Association

  • American Bar Association

  • Dispute Resolution Section Member

  • Family Law Section Member

  • Florida Bar Association

Court-Sponsored Appointment

  • Bergen County Court Approved Mediator

  • Bergen County Court Early Settlement Panel (ESP)​


  • New Jersey Association of Professional Mediators (NJAPM)

  • Academy of Professional Family Mediators (APFM)

  • The Barry Croland Family Law American Inn of Court

  • National Association of Divorce Professionals (NADP)

  • Certified Divorce Coach (CDC)

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized by ExExperts Divorce Attorney Network

  • Featured on ExExperts podcast as family law expert

  • Lawyers of Distinction: 2024

  • Selected to Super Lawyers 2023-2024

“Additionally, he made sure that I received everything I was entitled to. I sought him out because he was highly recommended by other women who used him for mediation (I was originally going to hire him as a mediator, but my ex didn't want to go that route,”
“Always available to hear you out”
“During a very stressful time, Scott kept me level-headed, prepared me for whatever was coming my way, and had me laughing when that was the last thing I wanted to do.”