John Peter Zavez

John Peter Zavez graduated from Harvard College in 1981, served on active duty in the US Army from 1981-85, and graduated from Harvard Law School in 1989. He has been a member of the Massachusetts bar since 1989, and federal courts (District of Massachusetts, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit; U.S Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court). 

John is a founder and director of Adkins, Kelston & Zavez, P.C. His previous legal experience includes clerking for a Federal District Judge William G. Young, and working 8 years for two prominent Boston law firms. He has been involved in every aspect of approximately 30 nationwide consumer and shareholder class action lawsuits, from investigating and filing complaints to negotiating settlements.

Outside of work, John is the father of three daughters, a retired Colonel in the US Army Reserve, and a "middle of the pack" endurance athlete who has completed the Boston Marathon more than 20 times.