Born and raised in New Jersey. Zachary graduated from Becker College in Worcester, MA with a B.S. degree in Criminal Justice, and was named to the Dean’s List for Academic Achievement and played Lacrosse. Thereafter, Zachary enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard as a maritime law enforcement officer and deployed all over the world.
During law school Zachary was placed on the honor roll and was a member of the Veterans Law Society. Zachary also participated in the Veterans Legal Assistance Clinic where he provided legal services to San Diego’s homeless veterans through the Veterans Village of San Diego. After graduating Zachary worked for the U.S. Attorney Office where he assisted in the investigations and prosecution of drug and human trafficking.