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Joseph A. Zarzaur, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Pensacola, FL

Zarzaur Law, P.A.
100 Palafox Pl
Pensacola, FL 32502
Phone: 850-641-8529
Fax: 850-696-1060
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Licensed in Florida Since: 1996
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Joseph A. Zarzaur, Jr., is the founder and senior partner of Zarzaur Law P.A., which has law offices in Pensacola and Destin, Florida. Board-certified as a civil trial lawyer by The Florida Bar and the National Board of Trial Advocacy, Mr. Zarzaur has more than 24 years of legal experience, and he provides unmatched advocacy and support to clients throughout Escambia and Walton counties and all across the state who have suffered injuries or lost loved ones due to another party's negligence or wrongdoing.

Handling all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims, Mr. Zarzaur has achieved significant success advocating on behalf of his plaintiff clients. From his efforts, he has recovered millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts, including a $9.3 million verdict from a jury in Escambia County, as well as a verdict of more than $2.5 million from a jury in Santa Rosa County.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Zarzaur holds an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell along with many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers. He has also earned memberships in the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and he has received "Superb" client ratings on Avvo. He also accepted an appointment from former Florida Governor Charlie Crist in 2010 to help with judge selection in various counties across Northwest Florida, ultimately becoming chair of the commission.

A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Mr. Zarzaur graduated from Spring Hill College in 1993 before attending Cumberland School of Law of Samford University, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1996. He holds his license to practice in Alabama, as well as Florida.

Highly active in his legal community, Mr. Zarzaur is a member of the Mobile and Escambia-Santa Rosa County Bar Associations, the Association of American Trial Lawyers and the American Association for Justice. He is also a member of the Florida Justice Association, and he has served on the board of the Young Lawyers Section of the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, as well as the board of governors of the Alabama Trial Lawyers Association.

Along with maintaining a successful civil trial practice, he has also served as counsel for each of the Obama/Biden presidential campaigns, as well as Governor Crist's 2014 campaign.

*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
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 30%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022

About Joseph A. Zarzaur, Jr.

First Admitted: 1996, Florida

Professional Webpage:

Educational Background

  • Spring Hill College, pre-law sociology major, 1993

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Commissioner of the Florida Judicial Nominating Commission for First Judicial Circuit, Chair
  • Pensacola Inns of Court, Barrister
  • Law Week Chair at the Escambia/Santa Rosa Bar Association, 2005
  • Mobile Bar Association, Member 
  • National Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • Florida Justice Association Board, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member 

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Pensacola Museum of Art, Board Member, 2012
  • Zarzaur Law Gavel Girlz and Guyz Triathlon Team. Raises money for local non-profits such as Favor House and Gulf Coast Kids House in events all up and down the Gulf Coast since 2011, 2017
  • “Legal Graffiti event hosted at Zarzaur Law during each Gallery Night in downtown Pensacola. “Legal Graffiti” is an opportunity for anyone to make a donation and then create artwork on the (recycled billboard vinyl covered) side of the Zarzaur Law office building using spray paint. The event raises money for non-profits & charities within the area. Donations are matched by the firm and given to the charity of choice. In the past six years of hosting the “Legal Graffiti” event, the firm has donated more than $100,000 to local charities since 2011., 2017
  • First City Art Center, Board Member, 2012


  • Certified as life member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum,, 2016
  • AV® rated by Martindale Hubbell, AV Rating Award, Martindale-Hubbell, 2012
  • Certified as life member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum,, 2016
  • Ranked a 10 of 10 on the legal website, Ranking of 10 of 10,, 2017

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified Civil Trial lawyer in the state of Florida, 2016
  • Board Certified by the National Board of Trial Advocates, 2012
  • Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist from the Florida Bar, 2016
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Office Location for Joseph A. Zarzaur, Jr.

100 Palafox Pl
Pensacola, FL 32502

Phone: 850-641-8529

Fax: 850-696-1060

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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