John Zydron


The Zydron Law Firm P.L.L.C.

Firm Website


(757) 222-9966


381 Edwin Dr Ste 200


Virginia Beach






Mr. Zydron is a member of the Virginia State Bar and the North Carolina State Bar. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals – 4th Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, and the United States District Court – Eastern District of Virginia, Eastern District of North Carolina, the Supreme Court of Virginia, and the several Courts of the State of North Carolina. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Richmond in 1971, his Juris Doctorate from George Mason School of Law in 1977, and graduated from the United States Army Command and General Staff College in 1986.

Mr. Zydron is a former Judge Advocate General of the Virginia National Guard and retired as a Brigadier General after 32 1/2 years of service. He earned the U.S. Legion of Merit Medal, the Virginia National Guard Bronze Star, the U.S. Meritorious Service Medal, the U.S. Army Commendation Medal, and the U.S. Army Outstanding Achievement Medal. He is a former Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Norfolk, member of the National District Attorneys Association, and former President of the Chesapeake Bar Association. Captain Zydron was appointed by Governor Terry McAuliffe as a co-commissioner of the Virginia Marine Resources Commission for a four year term beginning in 2014. Captain John E. Zydron is currently a United States Coast Guard U.S. Merchant Marine Officer. He is a licensed recreational charter fisherman since 2007.

John E. Zydron – Personal Injury Lawyer & Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer


Strathmore Who’s Who

Mr. Zydron is currently a member of the Virginia and North Carolina Bar Associations, the Virginia Trial Lawyer Association, the North Carolina Advocates for Justice, the American Association for Justice – Nursing Home Litigation Group, the American Bar Association, the Chesapeake Bar Association, the Portsmouth Bar Association, the Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association and the Virginia Beach Bar Association. He is also a member of the Brain Injury Association of America and former Director and President of the Virginia National Guard Foundation. He is a member of the South Norfolk Ruritan Club. He is a member of the Theta Chi Fraternity. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He is listed in the Richmond Magazine Super Lawyer’s Section – “Top Attorneys in Virginia 2009 and 2010 and 2012” and also selected for for 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016, was selected to the National Trial Lawyer “Top 100 Trial Lawyer” and is a member, also a member of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyer of America, and a member of the Brain Injury Association of Virginia. Mr. Zydron was recently selected as alifetime charter member to the Ru Rating Best Attorneys of America and selected by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, Inc., as the Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys in Virginia. In March, 2015, Mr. Zydron was elected to the National Advisory Board for Association of Plaintiff Trucking Lawyer of America, Inc.

In August, 2013, Mr. Zydron earned the CLIENT DISTINCTION AWARD – the LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell honor of distinction. He earned a Client Review Rating Score of 4.5 or higher on a scale of 1-5. Less than 1% of the 900,000 attorneys listed on and have been accorded this Martindale-Hubbell honor of distinction. He was recently selected to Strathmore’s WHO’S WHO Wordwide and will be listed in its’ hardcover Worldwide Edition and on its’ Worldwide website as a member. Mr. Zydron has an “AV” peer rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest peer rating that an attorney can obtain.

In May, 2015, Mr. Zydron was honored to receive the Premier 100 Designation Badge and be selected as a member of The American Academy of Trial Attorneys. There are over 1.2 million attorneys in the United States and less than 1% are selected to receive the AATA Premier 100 Designation.

In 2015, Mr. Zydron was honored as being selected as a member of The National Association of Distinguished Counsel and awarded the Nation’s Top One Percent Award.

In 2016, Mr. Zydron was honored as one of “Virginia’s Leaders in the Law,” a prestiguious award presented to 26 bar members out of 30,902 active members for his outstanding accomplishments, including: the $1,000,000.00 case of first impression in the deaths of a mother and a seven-month-old unborn fetus, as well as achieving the top two highest reported motorcycle settlement cases in Virginia history of $7,500,000.00 and $3,750,000.00.

In 2017, Mr. Zydron was selected by the National Academy of Jurisprudence as a Premier 100 attorney.