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John W. Zielinski

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Civil & Commercial Litigation Attorney

John W. Zielinski was born in Hammond, Indiana in 1961. He attended the University of Illinois, earning his bachelor's degree in 1983 and his Juris doctorate in 1986. Mr. Zielinski has more than 25 years of civil litigation experience, practicing in several jurisdictions, including Florida (2001) and Illinois (1986). Mr. Zielinski litigates disputes in both state and federal courts, including the United States District Courts for the Northern District of Illinois and the United States District Courts for the Middle District of Florida. He routinely and successfully litigates civil disputes, including commercial contract disputes, real estate contract and partition actions, commercial landlord/tenant disagreements, mortgage foreclosure cases, and contested wills.

In addition to his 25 years of litigation experience, John Zielinski is also certified by the Florida Supreme Court to serve as a Circuit Court mediator. This unique training allows Mr. Zielinski to negotiate his clients' position more effectively in mediation. As a husband and father, Mr. Zielinski shows genuine compassion and tenacity to every client he represents. He understands the struggles of families and business owners and takes pride in working diligently for the best results.

Upon joining NeJame Law as a Partner in 2008, Mr. Zielinski's tenacity, compassion, and unwavering commitment to his clients were quickly recognized as a valuable addition to the Firm's civil division. As a seasoned civil and commercial litigator, he continues to demonstrate a wide range of knowledge and skill in many areas of the law.

John Zielinski has lectured for the National Business Institute as well as the Lorman Education Services. He has presented on various litigation topics such as discovery, judgment attainment/collection, and settlement techniques and strategies. Mr. Zielinski is also active in the legal community. He previously volunteered more than 150 case hours as an advocate for troubled and underprivileged children of Orange County through the Orange County Bar Association's Pro Bono Guardian Ad Litem program.

If you need an experienced, personal representation in any business, civil or commercial case, John Zielinski is here to help.

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  • ★★★★★

    Extremely Efficient

    “There are not enough stars to reflect my experience with NeJame Law! "Let me take this opportunity to recommend NeJame Law and Attorney John Zielinski his team, in the NeJame Law Corporate/Business division for assisting me in incorporating my busines”

    - C.L.
  • ★★★★★

    Advice and Expertise

    “Attorney John Zielinski was instrumental in helping us with our business startup about 2 years ago. Although we saw this as a necessary expense during our business creation, he actually ended up saving us thousands of dollars.”

    - I.C.
  • ★★★★★

    Great Advice

    “Best Firm out there. John Z. and Coutnay were easy to work with, gave great advice, and handled a business dispute for me both efficiently and effectively.”

    - D.A.
  • ★★★★★

    Highly Recommend

    “Simply put, the very best law firm I've ever had. John Zielinski was my attorney for some civil litigation matters. His tenacity and preparation were outstanding. Their reputation as being among the very best is very well deserved.”

    - Mysterious I
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    Great Work

    “NeJame Law was wonderful to work with. John Z. really took the time to help a good friend of mine and was patient and explained everything!”

    - P.C.
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    Recommend Without Hesitation

    “I have had the privilege of having been represented by NeJame Law for different matters, two of them business-related and one immigration case.”

    - C.G.
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    “John Zielinski and Paige Carlos are two amazing attorneys in civil Litigation. The staff is very professional and pleasant. I would highly recommend Mark NeJame and his firm.”

    - C.H.
  • ★★★★★

    Great Job

    “In 2 and 1/2 years I have been represented by 4 different attorneys. All of whom told me something else. I am now being represented by John Zielinski who is doing a great job.”

    - M.R.
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    Great Strategy

    “We had a great experience with the Nejame team headed up by John and Chelsea. John's experience developed a great strategy that got us the outcome we were looking for.”

    - M.O.
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    Unparalleled Expertise

    “There are no words that can describe the unparalleled expertise, professionalism, empathy, and diligence of John Zielinski. John never backed down from what I would call a "very difficult" case.”

    - C.H.

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