Scott A. Krasny

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Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in West Trenton, NJ

Furlong and Krasny
 | 820 Bear Tavern Road, Suite 304
West Trenton, NJ 08628
Phone: 609-882-0288
Fax: 609-883-2551
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2015, 2017 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (70%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%)


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Attorney Profile

A partner at Furlong and Krasny, Scott A. Krasny has extensive experience in litigation in state and federal courts at both the trial and appellate levels. From the firm's office in West Trenton, New Jersey, he provides defense representation to clients throughout the state who have been charged with offenses such as embezzlement, tax fraud and other white collar crimes, driving under the influence, and sex crimes. Mr. Krasny is also a fierce defender of police officers who have been charged with misconduct, and his family law experience includes assisting clients who are going through divorce proceedings.

After graduating from La Salle University in 1979 with a Bachelor of Arts, Mr. Krasny pursued his legal education at Seton Hall University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1982. He has been certified in both civil trial law and criminal trial law by the Board on Attorney Certification of the Supreme Court of New Jersey. Admitted to practice before all New Jersey state courts, Mr. Krasny is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit.

Throughout his distinguished career, Mr. Krasny has earned the respect of his colleagues for his high degree of ethics and successful track record. He has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, as well as a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. An active participant in a variety of professional organizations, Mr. Krasny is a former member of the board of trustees of the Mercer County Bar Association. He has also served as an adjunct professor at Mercer County Community College.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense (70%): Criminal Law, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Murder, Criminal Domestic Violence

Personal Injury - General (20%)

Civil Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Murder, Criminal Domestic Violence


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Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2015, 2017 - 2018

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About Scott Krasny

Admitted: 1982, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • Professional Lawyer of the Year Award, Mercer County Bar Association, 2000
  • Michael J. Nizolek Award for Service to the Bar, Mercer County Bar Association, 2004
  • Professional Achievement Award, New Jersey State Bar Foundation, Young Lawyers Division, 1993

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Civil Litigation, New Jersey Supreme Court

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Mercer County Bar Association, President, 1998
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2000
  • Mercer County Bar Association, Trustee, 1991 - Present
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey, 1982
  • New Jersey, 1982

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Mercer County Bar Foundation, President, 2000

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Law and the Layperson, Mercer County Community College, 1988 - Present


  • State v. Telcher, 531 A.2d 389 (N.J.Super.L. 1987)
  • State v. Crescenzi, 539 A.2d 1250 (N.J.Super.A.D. 1988)
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Office Location for Scott A. Krasny

820 Bear Tavern Road
Suite 304
West Trenton, NJ 08628

Phone: 609-882-0288

Fax: 609-883-2551

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Last Updated: 8/8/2018

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