Our Legal Team Over 12 Years' Experience Protecting Your Rights

Headshot of Attorney Alexander GilewiczAlexander Gilewicz

Having represented thousands of clients across northeast Florida, I come into every case with a wealth of experience and knowledge. My trial experience includes a wide range of offenses from misdemeanors through life felonies. I take pride in fighting through difficult cases that other lawyers may turn away. My candor and attention to detail will help guide you through an incredibly difficult time while my dedication to you and your case will ensure that your rights are protected.

Personal Life

Alex served in the United States Marine Corps as the Section Chief on a M-777A2 Howitzer. He deployed as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom to Rutbah, Iraq in 2008 where he received a combat meritorious promotion to Corporal and a Meritorious Mast for his service. Alex was later promoted to Sergeant and travelled to Morocco as part of Operation African Lion. Alex and his wife reside in Saint Augustine with their Shih Tzu ‘Jury Grace’. While serving eight years in the United States Marine Corps, he became instilled with the core values of honor, courage, and commitment. These values, taken together, mean always doing what is right even in the face of overwhelming adversity. While criminal charges can be daunting, you can rely on him to stand by your side and continue to fight for your constitutional rights.

Experience

My experience extends beyond just the trial level. I also guide clients through the appellate and post-conviction process. I have filed numerous merit briefs with the State's District Court of Appeals as well as Post-Conviction motions fighting for clients rights to a new and fair trial. Unlike some attorneys, I am not afraid to seek Oral Argument before the appellate courts and have argued before the Fifth District Court of Appeal. My experience and attention to detail will ensure that any error made by the Prosecutor or the Court at the trial level is properly preserved and brought to the attention of the Appellate Courts.

  • Law Office of Jared M. Wilkerson, PLLC – Attorney at Law (2019-2020)
  • Conroy Simberg – Associate Attorney (2018-2019)
  • Law Office of C. Crawford Pierce – Attorney at Law (2017-2018)
  • Office of the Public Defender – Assistant Public Defender (2015-2017)
  • Office of the Public Defender – Certified Legal Intern (2014-2015)

Education

Florida Coastal School of Law – Juris Doctorate (2015)

  • Honors:
    • Book Award, Appellate Advocacy
    • Book Award, Advanced Appellate Oral Advocacy
    • Dean’s Scholar
  • Activities:
    • Moot Court Honor Board
    • Mock Trial Team
    • 3L Honor Council Student Representative
    • Phi Delta Phi Honors Society
    • The Federalist Society
    • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania – Bachelor of Arts in History (2010)

Memberships and Professional Associations

  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • The Federalist Society
  • Florida Bar’s Criminal Law Section
  • Jacksonville Women Lawyers Association
  • Jacksonville Bar Association

Our Clients Share Their Experience

  • “Thank you Kate for all your hard work on this project and the many other contracts I have brought to you or needed you to create!”

    Kathee
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    Wanda Jacksonville, FL
  • “She was dedicated to my case, always kept me informed each step of the way, and genuinely cared about the outcome.”

    Ray
  • “She saved my career. I got my life back in track because of Kate.”

    Alborz Roshangar
  • “Ms. Mesic was fantastic to work with!”

    Former Client
  • “Their legal knowledge helped to develop the best strategy to win.”

    Mike
  • “As my lawyer, she was very encouraging and kept great communication as she made herself available to contact for questions, updates, etc.”

    David
  • “I am so grateful that Kate has been in our lives at this very, very difficult and dangerous time.”

    Juliette
  • “I highly recommend Kate Mesic and her staff for all you legal needs.”

    Jim
  • “If your looking for legal representation, you cannot do any better.”

    Jason
  • “Kind, patient, understanding, amazing communication skills, and most importantly she listened to what I said and what I wanted.”

    Jacob
  • “I feel very fortunate to have found Kate Mesic when I was in such a desperate need of legal guidance.”

    Allen
  • “Excellent Attorney! Highly recommend!”

    Jo
  • “I am so pleased that Kate was my attorney who got me the best possible outcome I was hoping for!”

    Former Client
  • “Thanks to Kate, my charges were reduced and my case was sealed.”

    Former Client

A Jacksonville Firm You Can Trust

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