Mr. Zelman has resided in Collier County since 1979, raising his three children here. He is active in civic, political, and religious organizations.
Mr Zelman is an AV rated lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell. He has been President of the Collier County Trial Lawyers, the Southwest Florida Chapter of the American Board of Trial Attorneys, and the Chairman of the local Bar Grievance Committee. Mr Zelman is a SuperLawyer and a member of the Florida Justice Association.