John J. Zarych

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in Northfield, NJ

Law Offices of John J. Zarych
1555 Zion Rd
Northfield, NJ 08225
Phone: 609-641-2266
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas: Criminal Defense (90%), Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)


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Attorney Profile

Attorney John J. Zarych is the founder and owner of The Law Offices of John Zarych, which has offices in Northfield, Wildwood, Cape May and Atlantic City, New Jersey. Serving clients in state and federal courts throughout New Jersey and Maryland, Mr. Zarych represents the rights and liberties of clients throughout both states who stand accused of DUI/DWI or any other type of felony or misdemeanor charge.

Widely regarded as one of the top criminal defense attorneys in the region, Mr. Zarych has achieved notable success advocating on behalf of the accused over the course of his more than 43 years practicing law. A veteran of hundreds of criminal trials and having once served as a trial attorney for the U.S. government, Mr. Zarych possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience that helps him devise the most effective strategies possible aimed at helping his clients achieve the favorable outcomes they deserve for their serious legal challenges.

Mr. Zarych obtained his Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Maryland School of Law in 1981, and the New Jersey State Bar Association admitted him to practice that same year. While in law school, he served as editor of the Maryland Law Review and earned numerous awards and honors for his exceptional academic achievements, including being first in his class for both criminal and administrative law. He is also licensed to practice in Maryland.

Mr. Zarych's accolades have extended well into his private practice, and he holds perfect ratings from Avvo, as well as an AV Preeminent* peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, The National Trial Lawyers have named him among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in the country for the past several years, and the Cape May County Bar Association voted him "Professional Lawyer of the Year for 2017."

A consummate professional, Mr. Zarych is highly active in several legal organizations, including the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the American Bar Association and the Atlantic County Bar Association. He also gives back to his local community through his involvement with the Knights of Columbus and other civic and charitable associations, and he earned commendation from the Atlantic County Executive office for his tireless efforts at helping paroled convicts reenter society and become productive members of their communities.

*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
  • 90%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas



2 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020

About John J. Zarych

Admitted: 1981, Maryland

Professional Webpage:


  • Knights of Columbus, honorary member

  • Named “Professional Lawyer of the Year for 2017” by the Cape May County Bar Association

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Cape May County Bar Association

  • NRA

  • New Jersey State Bar Association

  • The National Trial Lawyers

  • Atlantic County Bar Association

  • American Bar Association

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member

  • Maryland

  • New Jersey, 1981

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Maryland Law Review , Editor, University of Maryland School of Law

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Office Location for John J. Zarych

1555 Zion Rd
Northfield, NJ 08225

Phone: 609-641-2266

Last Updated: 10/10/2019

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