A native of Syracuse, Zachariah attended law school in Kansas at Washburn University School of Law graduating in 2017 with Dean’s Honors. Zachariah was also the Vice President of Washburn Law’s Moot Court Council, where he received the Lester M. Goodell Award for best legal brief, recognizing distinction in legal writing and analysis. Zachariah also assisted professors in conducting legal research and in teaching first year law students whilst also working in traffic and misdemeanor court for the city of Topeka’s prosecuting division.
Prior to returning to New York, Zachariah was employed at the Social Security Administration where he worked closely with the Administrative Law Judges in preparing and drafting legally proficient memorandums in support of their decisions. Zachariah worked not only with Administrative Law Judges in Kansas, but also throughout other offices in the country. Again, he received recognition and praise for the quality of his legal analysis from both quality management and other Administrative Law Judges.
While licensed in New York, Zachariah has worked as a criminal defense lawyer focusing mainly on DWI defense from the misdemeanor to the felony level. Additionally, Zachariah has experience with Second Amendment related issues that consist of firearm purchase denials, pistol permit applications and denials, and clearing records to enable a person to be eligible to legally bear and purchase a pistol or firearm.
No matter the task, Zachariah focuses on bringing the highest quality of legal analysis and preparation in his legal work. Particularly, he prides himself on being willing to go the extra mile in order to best represent his client’s interests. In his free time, Zachariah is a serious classical pianist and also hikes and plays in soccer leagues. He is admitted to practice in the states of New York and Kansas.
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