• Over forty years of civil litigation experience.
  • Thirteen years of Superior Court civil assignments (never assigned to criminal or other non-civil assignments).
  • Superior Court assignments to law and motion, writs and receivers, general trial and fast track. 
  • Associate Justice of the Court of Appeal.
  • Full-time ADR neutral since 1999.
  • University of Pennsylvania undergrad, Georgetown law.
  • Former Chair, California Law Revision Commission
  • Member, BAJI Civil Jury Instructions Committee


Adaptive to the Case


Verdicts & Settlements

Longtime private neutral John Zebrowski said he became a lawyer because he figured the work wouldn't be dull.

"I come from a working-family background - a lot of people working in mills and mines," Zebrowski explained. "I saw a lot of people spending their lives doing jobs that were not really very interesting and were pretty boring, but you just had to show up for work and do the work. And I decided I didn't want to have a job that was boring..."

Los Angeles Superior Court (Ret.) California Court of Appeal (Ret.)

Hon. John Zebrowski


Daily Journal Profile

​December 2022

Full-time arbitration and mediation practice since leaving the Court of Appeal in 1999 (approximately 22 years). Encompassing commercial contracts, real estate, insurance, finance, securities, entertainment, partnership and corporate disputes, employment and related matters.