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

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

    Jacob
  • “My worries were eased by the compassion of Kate and the staff”

    Reshana
  • “Kate is an amazing Lawyer. The biggest quality of her is listening and understanding.”

    Moitreyi
  • “She was there to comfort me during the deposition and everything went very well thanks for her help.”

    Erica
  • “Highly recommend Kate!”

    Pat
  • “Kate is one of a kind! Her ethics, drive, expertise and support was impressive and reassuring to both my son and myself.”

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

    Alborz Roshangar
  • “She responded promptly to inquiries and had an excellent knowledge of the issues. I highly recommend Kate.”

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

    Ray
  • “She is proactive and does the best job possible.”

    Ally
  • “Kate filed a motion to modify so I can pay fines outside of probation. Judge approved motion!”

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

    Jason
  • “As all the reviews say Kate and her team are fantastic.”

    T.P.
  • “Ms. Mesic was fantastic to work with!”

    Former Client
  • “She is expert and she is not a stranger to hard work.”

    Brad

A Jacksonville Firm You Can Trust

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