James J. Zych is a dedicated attorney with a proven track record in general commercial litigation. With a wealth of experience spanning over two decades, Jay has built a reputation for his exceptional advocacy skills and unwavering commitment to achieving favorable outcomes for his clients. After law school, Jay embarked on his legal career with a passion for representing individuals and businesses in complex civil disputes. His experience encompasses a wide range of legal matters, including contract disputes, tort claims, employment disputes, real estate litigation, and more.

Throughout his career, Jay has successfully represented clients in state and federal courts across the country, earning recognition for his strategic approach and meticulous attention to detail. He is known for his ability to navigate the complexities of civil litigation with confidence and professionalism, guiding his clients through every stage of the legal process with personalized attention and tailored legal solutions. Jay’s dedication to excellence has earned him the respect of his peers and the trust of his clients, making him a sought-after advocate for those facing challenging legal disputes.

Jay earned his B.A. degree in philosophy from Indiana University – South Bend and his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from Saint Louis University. He is licensed to practice in Missouri and Illinois.

  • Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2002
    • Executive Editor, St Louis University Law Journal
    • Order of the Woolsack
    • Alpha Sigma Nu academic honor society
  • Indiana University – South Bend, B.A., 1996
Community Involvement
  • Missouri Bar Association
  • Illinois Bar Association
Publications & Presentations
  • Board of Editors, Law Practice Today, 2014–2015
  • “Hill v. Colorado and the Evolving Rights of the Unwilling Listener,” 45 Saint Louis University Law Journal 1281 (2001)