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Juan Carlos Zamora is an associate at Gelber Schachter & Greenberg, P.A.
Prior to joining the firm, J.C. clerked for District Judges Jose E. Martinez and Federico A. Moreno in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. As a law clerk, he assisted the judges in a wide variety of federal matters, managing extensive civil and criminal caseloads.
Before clerking, J.C. served as an Assistant State Attorney at the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office, where he prosecuted cases involving felony, misdemeanor, and juvenile offenses. As a prosecutor, he tried more than 20 jury trials, including a first-degree murder case that resulted in a conviction. When not in trial, J.C. represented the State of Florida at bond hearings, arraignments, motion calendars, and sentencing hearings.
J.C. has also taught as a visiting professor of legal writing at the University of Miami School of Law and conducted classes in persuasive writing and federal criminal motions as an adjunct professor.
He earned his B.A. in History and Political Science, cum laude, from the University of Florida and his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law. In law school, J.C. served as a Senior Notes and Comments Editor on the University of Miami Law Review and was a Fellow in the Miami STREET Law Program.
A native Miamian and fluent Spanish speaker, J.C. lives with his wife and daughter in Miami.