John Zydron



If you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic brain injury, personal injury, or wrongful death, Mr. Zydron will take a dedicated and experienced approach to handling the case. Mr. Zydron is a trial attorney with over 38 years of experience who cares about your struggles as a result of your injury or accident. Whether it is another driver’s negligence or a professional’s malpractice, Mr. Zydron is here for you and wants to help you get back to a normal life. Mr. Zydron’s reputation for excellence and his success and compassion throughout his years of representing injured people means excellent legal representation for your case. He is relentless when it comes to protecting your rights and litigating cases in Virginia, North Carolina, and in federal and military courts.

Attorney Zydron combines over 32 years of military service, extensive courtroom experience, and outstanding industry recognition to get results.

He 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. 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. He was selected as a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer” by the National Trial Lawyer’s Association, and is a member of the Brain Injury Association of Virginia.


  • United States Army Command and General Staff College, 1986
  • George Mason School of Law, JD, 1977
  • University of Richmond, BA, 1971

Bar Memberships

  • Virginia
  • North Carolina
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals – 4th Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • United States District Court
  • Eastern District of Virginia
  • Eastern District of North Carolina
  • Supreme Court of Virginia


Top 100 Trial Lawyers
Best Attorneys of America
Million Dollar Advocates
AATA Premier 100 2015

381 Edwin Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Ph: 757-352-2237 | Fax: 757-352-2220