Meet The Attorneys

The Phoenix Personal Injury Lawyers at Zachar Law Firm care about helping our clients recover maximum compensation for injuries suffered in accidents. Since 1996, Christopher J. Zachar, has provided legal experience to his clients. As an experienced litigator, Mr. Zachar has earned a respected reputation among his peers for the favorable settlements and verdicts we have obtained for our injured clients. Although most personal injury claims do settle out of court, our firm prepares every case to win in front of a jury.

Client Results: A Proven Record

Personal injury attorney, Chris Zachar of Zachar Law Firm has had many settlements and verdicts over his 26-year span as a Certified Specialist in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death. With countless client success stories and case results as well as a recent $7.8 Million verdict and a $47 Million verdict, Zachar Law Firm has a proven track record of success for their clients.

Phoenix Personal Injury Lawyer Profiles

Chris Zachar - Phoenix, Arizona Personal Injury Attorneys

Chris is a personal injury trial lawyer who has practiced law in Arizona since 1992. He graduated from Arizona State University in Tempe in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science, and in 1992 from the University of Arizona College of Law in Tucson with his Juris Doctor Degree. He is admitted to practice law in all city, county and state courts in Arizona. In addition, Chris is admitted to practice law in the United States District Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. (READ MORE ABOUT CHRISTOPHER ZACHAR)

David Catanese - Phoenix Personal Injury Lawyer

David Catanese is a 1983 graduate of Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y., a 1987 graduate of the Arizona State University College of Law and a 1992 graduate of the Arizona Trial College. In addition to the State Bar of Arizona, he is admitted to practice before the U.S District Court for the Ninth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. (READ MORE ABOUT DAVID CATANESE)

Ben Jemsek is a civil litigation attorney and a graduate of Creighton University Law School and Arizona Trial College.  For the past 18 years, he has represented clients from Arizona, California, Illinois, New Mexico, Nebraska, Nevada and the Sultanate of Oman.  He has represented a diverse clientele that includes governments, politicians, individuals, children, small businesses and multinational corporations.  He has also litigated cases against state and foreign governments as well as national and foreign corporations. (READ MORE ABOUT BEN JEMSEK)


Suzie has over 20 years of trial experience with high profile clients, Fortune 500 companies, and is dedicated to obtaining the best results for her clients. Attentive and professional, Suzie has the necessary skills to handle any complexity of cases through to trial. She has a keen eye for detail and always keeps the best interests of those she represents at the forefront of her strategy. She is sensitive to a client’s needs and expectations and this attorney-client manner helps to maintain trust and confidence throughout any legal procedure. (READ MORE ABOUT SUZIE ZACHAR IRWIN).