Zackary T. Zuroweste
Attorney | Clearwater, Florida
“If the story is not about the hearer, he will not listen.”
– John Steinbeck
Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 2006
Stetson University, M.B.A., 2006
University of Tennessee, B.S., cum laude, 2003
The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors, 2010-2018
-Chair, Technology Committee, 2013-2015
-Chair, Moot Court Committee, 2012-2013
-Chair, Law Student Division, 2011-2012
Trial Lawyers College – Graduate, 2013
-Member, Trial Law Institute
-Member, Diversity Law Institute
The Florida Bar Foundation, Fellow
The Clearwater Bar Foundation (Trustee, 2012-2014)
Clearwater Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
Secretary and Treasurer, 2007-2008
Clearwater Bar Association, Member, 2006-Present
-Chair, Oyster Roast Committee, 2013
-Member, Oyster Roast Committee, 2010-2014
Hillsborough County Bar Association, Member, 2014-Present
Barney Masterson American Inn of Court, 2006-2014
Pinellas County Trial Lawyers Association
The Florida Bar
Assisted in the creation of Constitutional Hall at Finance Park at the Gus A. Stavros Institute, 2014
Florida Commission on Access of Civil Justice, Business Council, Member 2018
Supreme Court of the United States
U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Distinctions & Awards
Martindale Hubbell, Peer review rating AV
Best Lawyers in America, 2019
Florida Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2011, 2013, 2014. 2016-2021
Florida Trend’s Legal Elite: Up & Comers, 2010-2013
Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America, 2018-Present
Avvo rating 10.0/10.0
Tampa Bay Business Journal, People on the Move, 2012
Most Productive Board Member Award, The Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Board of Governors, 2014
Recipient, Clearwater Bar Young Lawyer of the Year Award, 2010
Recipient, The Honorable Judge Thomas E. Penick, Jr., Award for Community Service, Barney Masterson American Inn of Court, 2008
Recipient, Carol R. Samuels Unsung Hero Student Leadership Award, 2006
Semi-Finalist, American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition, 2005
Associate Chief Justice, Stetson Moot Court Board, 2005-2006
Member, Stetson Moot Court Board, 2004-2006
Author, “Like a Skunk at a Lawn Party: The Bazzle Decision Hits Corporate America,” Journal of American Arbitration, 2006
Florida Trust Litigation
Our lawyers litigate disputes on behalf of beneficiaries, trustees, and other interested parties. He handles trust contests, trustee removal, and breach of trust actions.
Florida Probate Litigation
Even the best estate planning can potentially spawn disagreements between beneficiaries, heirs, or other interested parties. We can assist in challenging an estate plan, defending a will contest, or lawsuits relating to personal representatives.
We handle causes of action for breach of fiduciary duty relating to powers of attorney, caretakers, family members, trustees, and personal representatives.
Florida Securities Litigation
We have extensive experience in Florida representing customers against brokers, broker-dealers, investment advisors, and financial advisors.
Complex Commercial Litigation
We handle a broad range of business litigation matters including contract disputes, shareholder actions, and challenges to director or manager efforts.
We understand alternative methods of resolving disputes. Our firm has civil mediators and can help with mediating a variety of civil litigation matters.
Contact Us About Your Case
Our law firm serves the Tampa Bay Area. We have two offices conveniently located in Clearwater and St. Petersburg. We handle matters in Pinellas, Pasco, and Hillsborough Counties. Please give us a call if you need assistance with a matter.
If you would like to discuss your legal issue, please do not hesitate to contact our attorneys. We are available by phone at (727) 796-7666 or by using the email contact form below.