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Jeremy J. Zacharias

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15000 Midlantic Drive, Suite 200
P.O. Box 5429
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
(856) 779-6103
(856) 414-6077 - Fax
jjzacharias@mdwcg.com

Jeremy is a member of the Professional Liability Department where the focus of his practice is representing and defending attorneys, accountants, insurance producers, corporate directors and officers, and other licensed professionals.

Jeremy is an active member of the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) where he is a member of the Leadership and Mentoring Program (LAMP). Through the LAMP program, Jeremy received leadership training and participated in education and service opportunities in the professional liability insurance industry. Through PLUS, Jeremy also completed training at PLUS University and served as a member of a PLUS task force to revitalize the curriculum of PLUS University to address current trends in the professional liability insurance marketplace. 

In 2011, Jeremy earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with a co-concentration in Finance and Business Law, graduating magna cum laude from Drexel University's LeBow College of Business. In spring 2014, Jeremy earned his juris doctor from the Rutgers University School of Law, graduating cum laude and in the top 15 percent of his class.

During his time in law school, Jeremy was the lead notes editor of the Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion, and his note, "Religious Accommodations in the Workplace: An Analysis of Employee Accommodations Pertaining to Title VII of The Civil Rights Act of 1964," was chosen for publication in the journal's Fall 2013 publication.

Jeremy is admitted to the bars of the states of New Jersey and Pennsylvania and is admitted to practice in federal court in the District of New Jersey.

Jeremy is an active member of the New Jersey State Bar Association, Camden County Bar Association and the Burlington County Bar Association. Jeremy also consistently serves as a speaker at Rutgers School of Law on topics including professionalism and career development and was an adjunct professor for the Rutgers School of Law Trial Advocacy Program. He is also active in serving his community through the Knights of Columbus. 

In 2013, Jeremy joined Marshall Dennehey where he began as a law clerk and assisted attorneys in trial preparation, as well as significant legal research. 

Published Works

Education

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law-Camden, Camden, NJ (J.D., 2014) 

    Honors: cum laude

    Law Review: Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion, Lead Notes Editor

    Honors: Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, Vice President

  • Drexel University, Lebow College of Business, Philadelphia, PA (B.S., 2011)

    Honors: magna cum laude
     

Pro Bono Activities

  • Jeremy represented an indigent defendant facing prison time for violating a final restraining order for contacting his ex-girlfriend in Gloucester County, New Jersey. Jeremy was able to obtain a dismissal of this case since his client had no prior violations and was able to maintain steady employment. 

Pages

Law Alerts October 1, 2019
The plaintiff alleged the defendants negligently failed to develop evidence and expert testimony concerning the brain injury and economic loss he suffered as the result of a slip and fall accident. The plaintiff claimed that, due to the defendants..., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter, October 2019 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...
Defense Digest Article September 1, 2019
Defense Digest, Vol. 25, No. 3, September 2019 By Jeremy J. Zacharias, Esq.* Key Points: Appellate Division affirmed orders enforcing an arbitration award to a plaintiff after its defense attorney failed to use the New Jersey eCourts..., Defense Digest, Vol. 25, No. 3, September 2019. Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide...
Law Alerts July 1, 2019
This appeal concerned the use of eCourts in New Jersey and the potential to lead to possible professional liability for failure to use the electronic filing system. The defendant failed to file a demand for trial de novo and pay the required fee..., Case Law Alerts, 3rd Quarter, July 2019 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal advice...
Law Alerts January 1, 2019
The Appellate Division affirmed the trial court, holding that the Comparative Negligence Act, N.J.S.A. §§ 2A:15-5.1 to 2A:15-5.8, applied. Since the mortgagor’s lack of familiarity with the terms of the financing agreement..., Case Law Alerts, 1st Quarter, January 2019 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...
Law Alerts December 19, 2018
New Jersey Appellate Division Rejects Claims for Attorney’s Fees, Emotional Distress Damages and Damages for Inadequate Divorce Settlement By John Slimm, Esq. and Jeremy Zacharias, Esq. In G.B. v. Christine N. Rossi, A-0240-17T3 (App. Div...., The material in this law alert has been prepared for our readers by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin. It is solely intended to provide information on recent legal developments, and is not intended to provide legal advice for a specific...
Defense Digest Article December 10, 2018
Defense Digest, Vol. 24, No. 4, December 2018 By Jeremy J. Zacharias, Esq.* Key Points: New Jersey Supreme Court holds that an attorney’s pledge of anticipated counsel fees can be considered an account receivable. When an..., Defense Digest, Vol. 24, No. 4, December 2018. Defense Digest is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide...
Law Alerts October 1, 2018
The Appellate Division briefly recited the facts controlling their decision to dismiss this complaint: failure to serve a timely Affidavit of Merit (AOM) as required by the AOM statute, N.J.S.A. 2A:53A-26 to -29. Specifically, the decedent sought..., Case Law Alerts, 4th Quarter, October 2018 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...
Law Alerts January 19, 2018
The plaintiffs appealed from an order dismissing their complaint against the defendant for legal malpractice based on the entire controversy doctrine. The Appellate Division held that the trial judge was correct that the plaintiffs had a full and..., Case Law Alerts, 1st Quarter, January 2018 Case Law Alerts is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent developments of interest to our readers. This publication is not intended to provide legal...
Law Alerts January 18, 2018
The Entire Controversy Doctrine Resurfaces Yet Again In New Jersey By John L. Slimm, Esquire The Entire Controversy Doctrine is alive and well again in the District of New Jersey. On December 13, 2017, Jack Slimm obtained a dismissal in the...,   The material in this law alert has been prepared for our readers by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin. It is solely intended to provide information on recent legal developments, and is not intended to provide legal advice for a...

Pages

Apr 11, 2019
On the eve of trial, we obtained summary judgment for our attorney-client, dismissing a complex legal malpractice case in which damages were sought in connection with the underlying land transaction. ​This case included allegations that our client...
Apr 21, 2016
Obtained a decision from the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit denying the appellant’s motion for re-hearing in a complex legal malpractice action that involved a series of cases spanning 25 years and invoked the...
Jan 22, 2016
Marshall Dennehey attorneys prevailed on an appeal in the Third Circuit, which affirmed a dismissal obtained in the District Court in favor of a matrimonial attorney who, along with her firm and client, was the subject of claims for legal...

Education

  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey School of Law-Camden (J.D., cum laude, 2014)
  • Drexel University, Lebow College of Business (B.S., magna cum laude, 2011)

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2014
  • Pennsylvania, 2014
  • U.S. District Court of New Jersey, 2014

Associations & Memberships

  • Camden County Bar Association, 2014- Present
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society, 2016- Present

Year Joined Organization: 2014

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