John B. Zollo
BACKGROUND: Zollo, 59, of Smithtown is running on the Republican Party line in the general election. He has been practicing law at his own firm in Nesconset since 2009. Previously, he was an attorney with the firm of Vincent J. Trimarco Sr. from 2005 to 2008 and of counsel to Meyer, Suozzi, English and Klein from 2002 to 2005. He was Smithtown Town Attorney from 1992 to 2002 and from 2012 to 2013. From 1987 to 1992, he was an insurance defense attorney and from 1984 to 1987 he was an assistant county attorney in Suffolk. Zollo received a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University in 1981 and a law degree from New York Law School in 1984. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1985 as well as the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. He is a member and past director of the Suffolk County Bar Association. Previously, he was a trustee of the Suffolk Academy of Law, president of the Suffolk County Columbian Lawyers Association, chair and co-chair of the Suffolk County Municipal Law Committee, and a member of the 10th Judicial District Grievance Committee for eight years.