Eugene M. Zoglio, P.A.
Eugene “Gene” Zoglio was born and raised in Massachusetts. Following graduation from Newman Prep in Boston, Gene Zoglio moved to Washington, D.C., and became a police officer with the Metropolitan Police Department. Mr. Zoglio worked in an undercover capacity with the Narcotics Squad and then in the Morals Division; where he served as a Detective, Detective Sergeant and finally, as a Lieutenant. After 12 years of service, Mr. Zoglio retired from the police department in 1970.
Mr. Zoglio earned Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Criminal Justice from American University and received a Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Baltimore School of Law. He was also a recipient of a Graduate Research Fellowship from the Department of Justice, one of only twenty-six awarded nationally in 1971.
After retiring from the police department, Mr. Zoglio served as a consultant with the Justice Department’s Law Enforcement Assistance Administration. Following his retirement from the police department, Mr. Zoglio also served at a local college as a full Professor and Department Chairman responsible for Police Science, Fire Science and Paralegal programs. Mr. Zoglio taught courses in the areas of Police Administration, Criminal Law and Evidence of Procedure.
Following his admission to the Maryland Bar, Florida Bar, and the District of Columbia Bar, Mr. Zoglio opened his own law firm in 1978.
Now primarily a medical malpractice and personal injury attorney, Mr. Zoglio continues to practice in Maryland, the District of Columbia and Florida. Over his 40 plus year career as an attorney, Gene Zoglio has practiced in the areas of criminal law, family law, administrative law, medical malpractice and personal injury law.
Mr. Zoglio maintains law offices in Bowie, Maryland; Edgewater, Maryland; and Key West, Florida.
Justin D. Stuller, Esq.
Justin David Stuller became an Associate Attorney with the The Law Office of Eugene M. Zoglio, P.A., on January 1, 2010. Justin is licensed to practice law in the State of Maryland, District of Columbia, Commonwealth of Virginia, and the United States District Court for the District of Maryland. While Justin handles many areas of the law for the firm, he primarily concentrates on complex civil matters including civil litigation of bench and jury trials in all licensed jurisdictions. Justin has successfully obtained verdicts and settlements for over 1,000 clients since joining the firm.
Prior to practicing law, Justin graduated magna cum laude from Virginia Tech with a major in Political Science and a minor in Communications. He earned his Juris Doctor Degree from The Appalachian School of Law. While in law school he acted as a Senior Editor for The Appalachian Journal of Law and completed the Trial Advocacy Program. His trial advocacy skills were further developed by completing the National Trial Advocacy College at the University of Virginia School of Law.
Justin began his practice of law in the Commonwealth of Virginia with Legal Services of Northern Virginia where he provided legal services for indigent Virginia residents. In 2008, Justin began to focus on personal injury and civil litigation when he became an Associate Attorney with McCarthy & Winkelman, LLP (of counsel to Eugene M. Zoglio, P.A.). Since January 2010, Justin has been the lead civil litigation attorney for cases involving motor vehicle accidents, premises liability (slip and fall), medical malpractice, wrongful death, products liability, nursing home/assisted living negligence, carbon monoxide poisoning, pharmacy negligence, and general civil litigation for the firm.
Justin’s goal is to maximize the recovery for victims of personal injury and obtain successful legal results for members of our community.
James A. Gazis, Esq.
James A. Gazis was born and raised in Connecticut. He earned a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, with minors in Economics and Business Law, from Fordham University in 2002. After undergraduate James moved to Virginia to attend the Appalachian School of Law. While attending law school James met, Justin Stuller, another attorney at the firm. Justin and James spent their time learning the law and preparing for practice. James also served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate to help the community.
In 2007 James received a Juris Doctorate degree, from Appalachian School of Law, after completing three visiting semesters at New York Law School. He began his practice of law with the New York City firm of Palmeri & Gaven, where he specialized in premise liability appeals before the Appellate Division, Second Department.
In 2009 James began working for the New York City firm of Koster, Brady & Nagler, where he handled all aspects of insurance defense litigation. James’ experience practicing as a defense attorney has given him great insight on how insurance companies evaluate claims and defense firms operate. His knowledge will be extremely valuable to maximizing recovery for our personal injury clients.
James has relocated from New York to accept a position as an Associate Attorney with the Law Office of Eugene M. Zoglio, P.A., in 2018. He will be assisting with all aspects of our client representation.