Nagle & Zaller, P.C. | Attorneys At Law

John E. Tsikerdanos

  • Associate





John E. Tsikerdanos has been practicing law in Maryland and the District of Columbia for over eight years. Upon graduating from the West Virginia University College of Law in 2008, John has worked as an associate at law firms located in Maryland and D.C. Initially, John's practice was concentrated on creditors' rights and bankruptcy, as he represented both debtors and creditors throughout the bankruptcy process. In addition to his creditors' rights and bankruptcy practice, John began representing community associations throughout Maryland and D.C. He has represented community associations, as well as provided counsel to management companies and board of directors of community associations, advising them on issues related to collections, covenant enforcement and construction defects. His experiences include drafting of governing document amendments, board resolutions, and rules and regulations, as well as representation of community associations throughout the entire collection process. John is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, Montgomery County Bar Association, Frederick County Bar Association, and the District of Columbia Bar Association. John lives in Frederick County with his wife, daughter and son, and he enjoys spending time with his family and being involved in sports.


Areas Of Practice

  • Collections 70%
  • Transactional 15%
  • Litigation 5%
  • Landlord-Tenant 5%
  • Bankruptcy 5%

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 2010
  • Maryland, 2009
  • U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland


  • West Virginia University College of Law, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • J.D. - 2008
    • Honors: Men’s Law Caucus, President
    • Honors: Sports and Entertainment Law Society, VP of Strategic Planning
    • Honors: Law School Athletic Fitness Organization, VP and Co-Founder
    • Honors: Team Competition Winner
    • Honors: National Mock Trial Competition
    • Honors: West Virginia Invitational Trial Competition
    • Honors: American Association for Justice
  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • B.S. - 2004
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Sports Management Club, Executive Board Member
    • Honors: Dean’s List
    • Honors: Athletic Honor Roll
    • Honors: Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    • Major: Sports Management
    • Minor: Communications
    • Minor: Business Administration


  • Jeffrey M. Sherman
  • Ronald Bolt
  • Laura Gagliuso

Classes / Seminars

  • DC Pro Bono Bankruptcy Seminar, DC Bar Association, 2010 to 2013

Honors And Awards

  • Maryland Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2015 -2018
  • District of Columbia Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2015-2018

Professional Associations And Memberships

  • Maryland State Bar Association, Member, 2009 to Present
  • American Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section and Litigation Section
  • District of Columbia Bar Association, Member, 2010 to Present
  • Montgomery County Bar Association, Member, 2014 to Present
  • Frederick County Bar Association, Member, 2017 to Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Thomas Schild Law Group, LLC, Associate, 2014 to 2017
  • Lerch, early & Brewer, Chtd., Associate, 2011 to 2014

Pro Bono Activities

  • Maryland Debtors Assistance Project- Bankruptcy Court, 2014


  • English