Michael Zalenski

  • Practice Areas: Municipal Court/Traffic Law, Criminal defense, Divorce/Family Matters. (
  • Past Employment Positions:Liebowitz, Liebowitz & Stern LLC, Somer & Englehart LLC, Nowel, Amoroso Klein Biermann. Former Municipal Prosecutor for the City of Hackensack, Secaucus, Passaic and Ringwood.
  • Education: 1995-1999 Kings College, BA Political Science. 1999-2002 Widener University School of Law, JD. November 2002 New Jersey State Bar
  • Experience:  20 Years
  • Email: michael.zalenski@jzlawfirm.com

Personal Experience

Mr. Zalenski is a dynamic legal professional with 15 years of robust legal experience in criminal/indictable matters, municipal court matters and family law matters. Dedicated professional with a successful track record in cultivating a consistent client base and managing a complex case load while maintaining a high level of integrity

Mr. Zalenski began his legal career working as an associate at a general practice law firm. in Englewood, New Jersey. This position provided him with essential experience both in and out of the courtroom. He made many appearances in the superior courts of New Jersey on Criminal and Matrimonial matters. Inside the office, he was able to hone his skills on drafting detailed motions and briefs.

Mr. Zalenski worked as an associate in a general practice law firm in Fairfield, New Jersey, where he continued to strengthen his background in the fields of Criminal and Matrimonial law.

Prior to opening his law firm, in Englewood, Mr. Zalenski worked as an associate for a law firm in Hackensack, New Jersey. Here, Mr. Zalenski assumed the role of Municipal Court Prosecutor in Hackensack, Secaucus, Passaic and Ringwood. He gained a significant amount of trial and court room experience which has fortified his understanding of the criminal justice system. After one and a half years as prosecutor, he decided to venture out and open his own practice with Mr. Jadoo. Mr. Zalenski continues to prosecute in the City of Hackensack.

Honors & Achievements

  1. Bergen County Bar Association
  2. BPN, Business Partner Networ

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law

    Municipal Court Practice

    Family Law