The Team


Joe Zarzaur

AV Rated, Board Certified Civil Trial Specialist

Joe is fearless. Joe is intense. Joe loves the battle and is not afraid of any defendant. He has sued and tried cases against individual defendants as well as international corporations. Joe loves being a plaintiff personal injury trial lawyer and it shows.

Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama Joe attended and graduated from a public high school. He earned the rank of Eagle Scout during those years before college and competed on the junior varsity wrestling team and the varsity golf team. As part of his Eagle Scout process, Joe was given the opportunity to spend the day with another local Eagle Scout that worked in a field that Joe thought would be interesting. Joe selected a local trial lawyer as his mentor. This passion for working inside a courtroom was something that Joe wanted from an early age.

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Dr. Evan Malone

Staff Physician Consultant

Dr. Evan Malone graduated from The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 2003 before beginning his residency in Internal Medicine at The Jewish Hospital of Cincinnati. His work experience includes being a Physician Advisor with the Medical Necessity Compliance, acute treatment of hospitalized patients, along with his work as a Research Assistant treating human genetic diseases. He became Board Certified by The American Board of Internal Medicine in August of 2006.

Dr. Malone continues to bring experience, knowledge, and expertise as an essential part of the Zarzaur Law Team. His work with the firm not only provides expert medical advice to our attorneys and legal staff, he also advocates for public safety with Joe through Zarzaur Law’s YouTube Channel.

In his quest for promoting personal health and well-being, Dr. Malone is an accomplished 15 time ironman triathlete and a Past President of Tri Gulf Coast, the region’s premier program for multi-sport athletes.

Zarzaur Law Staff - Jessica Ward

Jessica Ward

Pre-suit Paralegal

Jessica Ward was born in Thousand Oaks, California, before settling in Pensacola during middle school. She began working for Joe Zarzaur in April of 2010 as a part time receptionist. She was intrigued by the complexities and multi-faceted nature of the justice system and from that point on was ready to dive in and see the inner workings. In 2011 she was fortunate enough to work on the Ethicon Endo Surgery case which would result in one of the largest verdicts for Zarzaur Law. After experiencing the inside of a courtroom and seeing all the pieces fall in to place she knew she had found her passion in assisting in the fight for justice. If you had to give Jessica just one title it would be Pre-suit Paralegal but ask anyone around the office and the number of hats she wears is tough to count. She oversees all the cases prior to the ligation process working closely with the clients, treating physicians and insurance adjusters to resolve the case as quickly and thoroughly as possible. She is proud to be on a team that helps out the underdog, while also providing so much help to the community, whether it is manna food bank, favor house, or one of the other many charities they give their time and donations to.

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Channon Baumann

Licensed Private Investigator

Channon is a Pensacola native and graduate of Woodham High School. She returned home to Pensacola in 2009 to stay.   

Channon has been with Zarzaur Law since March 2015 as a case Investigator and Legal Assistant and finds working with the Zarzaur Law team very enjoyable and rewarding.

Channon has been working in the Investigative Industry since 1989, and has experience in many facets of investigative work.  

When she is not working Channon enjoys being outdoors, taking in live music, festivals, and spending time with family in this beautiful paradise we are fortunate to call home.


Zarzaur Law Staff - Casey Imbornone

Casey Imbornone

Litigation Paralegal

Casey joined the Zarzaur Law team as a litigation paralegal in 2016. She was born in Pensacola and grew up near the beaches in Navarre. She went to school at Northwest Florida State College and transferred to University of West Florida where she obtained her Bachelor’s in Legal Studies. She has always had a passion for helping people and began her legal career in 2011 at a personal injury firm in Fort Walton Beach. When she’s not at work, she enjoys taking her boxer to the dog park, spending time with friends and family, and participating in various community service events.


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