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About me

I am an Atlantic City criminal defense lawyer and dui attorney with extensive experience practicing criminal, juvenile and municipal defense in New Jersey's state and federal courts. I am committed to vigorously defending my clients. I am a longtime member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the ABA, NJSBA, Atlantic and Cape May county bar associations.  I look forward to speaking with new clients.




Languages spoken: Spanish, English

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Practice areas


  1. DUI & DWI: 50%
  2. Criminal Defense: 50%



Fixed (always), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Ilana Sable

    John is an exceptional attorney and a trusted advisor in all criminal defense matters. I endorse him for his depth of knowledge, work ethic and history of great service to his clients.


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Contact info

The Law Offices of John J. Zarych

1555 Zion Rd
Northfield, NJ, 08225

The Law Offices of John J. Zarych

1125 Atlantic Ave.
Suite. 500
Atlantic City, NJ, 08401



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2015
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2014
Special Service AwardAtlantic County Board of Freeholders2013
1st in Class - Criminal LawUniversity of Maryland School of LawN/A
1st in Class - Administrative LawUniversity of Maryland School of LawN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerLaw Offices of John Zarych1982 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Stockton College Holocaust Research CenterBoard Member2011 - Present
Atlantic County Highway Safety CommissionBoard of Commissioners2011 - Present
National College of DUI DefenseMember2000 - Present
Atlantic County Bar Association Lawyer Assistance CommiteeeChair1986 - Present
National Rifle AssociationMemberN/A
New Jersey Association for JusticeAttorney MemberN/A
American Bar AssociationAttorney MemberN/A
Cape May County Bar AssociationAttorney MemberN/A
Atlantic County Bar AssociationAttorney MemberN/A
New Jersey State Bar AssociationAttorney MemberN/A
National Trial Lawyers AssociationAttorney MemberN/A
National Association of Criminal Defense LawyersAttorney MemberN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Maryland School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Atlantic County Justice Facility Therapeutic CommunityCriminal Law, Recovery, and Life Issues2013
Meadowlands SeminarCriminal Defense and Trial Sexual Assault Cases2011
NJAJ SeminarJury Selection in Criminal Cases2009
Winter SeminarDefending Aggravated Assault Charges Arising from Alcohol Intoxication2002