Theodore W. Zelman

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Mr. Zelman has resided in Collier County since 1979, raising his three children here. He is active in civic, political, and religious organizations. Mr. Zelman is one of four attorneys in Collier County who has been elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates. He is the former President to the Collier County Trial Lawyers, the former Chairman of the local Bar Grievance Committee, and a member of the American Academy of Justice of America and the Florida Justice Association and the American Board of Trial Advocates. Member, North Carolina State Budget Office, 1974. Associate, National Association of Attorney's General, 1973-1974. President, Collier County Trial Lawyers, 1994-1995. President, Southwest Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) 2010 - 2011.

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Plaintiff's Personal Injury
  • Civil Practice

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
239-228-3964  Phone
239-598-3222  Phone
239-598-9002  Fax
University Attended:
Tulane University, B.A., 1972; University of North Carolina, M.P.A., 1974
Law School Attended:
University of Florida, J.D., 1977
Year of First Admission:
1994, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 1977, Florida; 1977, U.S. District Court, Southern and Middle Districts of Florida
The Florida Bar (Member, 20th Circuit Grievance Committee, 1995-1997; Chairman, 1997-1998); Florida Justice Association; American Academy of Justice; Southwest Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (Former President); Collier County Bar Association; Collier County Trial Lawyers (former President).
Birth Information:
Boston, Massachusetts, September 30, 1951
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
  • Minority - Owned

Peer Reviews

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Naples, Florida

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