Allen S. Zeller

Allen S. Zeller

Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Mr. Zeller maintains a general practice with a focus in the areas of real estate, land use, zoning and planning law, affordable housing, municipal, corporate, public finance, family, and wills and estates. Mr. Zeller has been the Zoning Board Solicitor for the Cherry Hill Zoning Board since 2012 and the Glassboro Zoning Board since 2012.  He also has been the Solicitor for the Tax Appeals for Willingboro Township since 2001 and was appointed Special Counsel for Redevelopment for the Township of West Deptford in 2017.  Mr. Zeller has litigated a wide range of cases involving land use appeals, affordable housing matters, consumer fraud issues and matrimonial disputes, as well as general corporate, municipal and commercial matters before the New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division, New Jersey Supreme Court, and New Jersey Federal Courts.

Mr. Zeller served as counsel for individuals and major corporate clients seeking land use and development approvals in numerous municipalities. As well, he serves as the solicitor for several local planning, zoning and joint land use boards in Camden, Gloucester and Burlington Counties. For many years, he was a panelist for the Matrimonial Early Settlement Panel in several southern New Jersey counties. Mr. Zeller has also participated in municipal and public financing transactions in various capacities, including bond counsel, underwriter counsel and trustee counsel.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1974

Areas of Practice

  • Land Use and Real Estate
  • Zoning and Planning
  • Affordable Housing
  • Municipal
  • Corporate
  • Public Finance
  • Family
  • Wills and Estates

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of New Jersey
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • Juris Doctor - 1969
  • Ohio University , Athens, Ohio
    • Bachelor of Business Administration - 1966

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association Executive Committee - Family Law Section, 1981 - 1999
  • Camden County Bar Association
  • New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys
  • American Civil Liberties Union, Past Member - Board of Directors, South Jersey Chapter
  • Community Health Law Project, Past Member - Board of Trustee
  • United States Tennis Association, Former Umpire
  • Green Valley Tennis Club, Inc., Past Member - Board of Directors
  • Mews at Haddonfield Homeowners Association, Past Member - Board of Trustees
  • Mews at Haddonfield Homeowners Association, Past Member - President

Past Employment Positions

  • Westampton Township Land Development Board, Solicitor, 2016
  • Pennsauken Township Zoning Board, Solicitor, 2004 - 2013
  • Cherry Hill Township Planning Board, Solicitor, 1990 - 2011
  • Woolwich Township Planning/Joint Land Use Board, Solicitor, 2003 - 2011
  • Borough of Lawnside, Solicitor, 1984 - 2010
  • Camden County, Hearing Officer, 1984 - 1991
  • Camden Regional Legal Services, Managing Attorney, 1969 - 1974