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Scott M. McPherson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Allenhurst, NJ

Escandon, Fernicola, Anderson, Covelli & McPherson
301 Main St, Suite 3
Allenhurst, NJ 07711
Phone: 723-663-1920
Fax: 723-663-0011
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2021
Licensed in New Jersey Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%), Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%)


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Attorney Profile

As a Partner at Escandon, Fernicola, Anderson, Covelli & McPherson,  Scott M. McPherson represents clients in Allenhurst, New Jersey, and throughout Monmouth, Ocean and Hudson counties. He focuses his practice on handling personal injury and employment law cases that involve the following matters: construction accidents; back, neck, head and carpal tunnel syndrome injuries; traumatic brain injuries; falling object and defective equipment accidents; pedestrian and cyclist injuries; medical malpractice, nursing home neglect and abuse; car, truck and motorcycle accidents; catastrophic injuries; product liability; slip and falls, and dog bites; discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination.

In 2003, Mr. McPherson received a Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude in Criminal Justice from Monmouth University and served as President of the University's Criminal Justice Honor Society. He went on to earn a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice from the same school in 2005. In 2010, Mr. McPherson graduated with a Juris Doctor from the Widener University Commonwealth Law School, where he participated in Moot Court and interned for the Pennsylvania Board of Parole.  

In each area of his practice, Mr. McPherson prioritizes the needs of his clients. He takes a compassionate approach to those who have been injured or wronged. Mr. McPherson collaborates in the legal process with his clients, gathering the information necessary to build a compelling case. Through open communication with his clients, Mr. McPherson keeps them informed of how their case is unfolding and ensures that they always know their options for moving forward.

Throughout his career, Mr. McPherson has secured countless favorable outcomes for his clients. He knows when to try to settle a case outside the courtroom, but he is not afraid to take a matter to trial to hold a party accountable. He knows that securing compensation is an important part of receiving the care clients need and beginning the recovery process.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Employment Discrimination, Retaliation


8 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2014 - 2021

About Scott M. McPherson

First Admitted: 2010, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Active Member, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)


  • Moot Court Honor Society, Member, Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg
  • Participated in Brooklyn Law School's 2010 Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition, Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg
  • President of Alpha Phi Sigma, the Monmouth University Criminal Justice Honor Society, Monmouth University

Educational Background

  • Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey, B.A., Major: Criminal Justice, 2003
  • Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey, M.A., Major: Criminal Justice, 2005

Bar/Professional Activity

  • New Jersey, 2010, 2010
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Office Location for Scott M. McPherson

301 Main St
Suite 3
Allenhurst, NJ 07711

Phone: 723-663-1920

Fax: 723-663-0011

Last Updated: 8/27/2021

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