Ms. Zervos is a native of Brooklyn, New York, and has been in the Tampa Bay Area since 1985. She attended the University of Florida and University of South Florida, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management in 1992. She graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 1996 and began her legal career as a Public Defender with the Sixth Judicial Circuit in Clearwater, FL. While there, she tried over 30 jury trials. Ms. Zervos joined the firm known as Yanchuck Berman Wadley Zervos & Thomas in August of 1998 and within only three years, was named partner. Since 1998, Ms. Zervos has focused solely on representing victims of personal injuries. She was the managing partner of the Tarpon Springs and Spring Hill offices and managed all cases in North Pinellas and Hernando County. ver the years, Ms. Zervos has tried over fifteen civil cases. She has had trials in Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough County and has been successful in obtaining large verdicts, some in excess of the insurance company's policy limits. She has had trials and prevailed against State Farm, Nationwide, GEICO, Farmers Insurance, Allstate, USAA, Liberty Mutual and Auto Owners. Most of Ms. Zervos' verdicts have been published in Florida's Jury Verdict reporter. Ms. Zervos has established a reputation within the insurance company industry as being aggressive, zealous and well-prepared in the courtroom. Because of her trial experience and the many successful jury verdicts obtained over the past 16 years, she is often able to procure larger than average settlements on behalf of her clients.
In 2013, she was honored by receiving an "AV Preeminent" rating by Martindale-Hubbell, based on reviews from the judiciary and her peers reviews. She is also ranked in the TOP 100 civil trial lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers Association. She is a life-time member of the Multi-Million and Million Dollar Advocates Forum, due to having obtained verdicts and/or settlements in excess of $2,000,000.00. She is a member of the Florida Bar, Clearwater Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, Florida Justice Association, Tampa Bay Trial Lawyers Association, and is admitted to practice in federal court for the Middle District of Florida.
Ms. Zervos has been a law firm managing partner since 2001, and prides herself on meeting personally with each and every client. She currently handles cases stemming from automobile and motorcycle accidents, trucking accidents, brain injuries, slip and falls, and legal and medical malpractice.