Carey Meldon - Meldon Law

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Carey Meldon

Meldon Law

703 N Main St Suite A

Gainesville, FL 32601

(352) 373-8000

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  • DUI Defense
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Gainesville Accident Injury & DUI Lawyer

 
I am currently an Associate Attorney with Meldon Law. Before joining the firm in 2009, I practiced law in Daytona Beach with the State’s Attorney Office for almost four years. During my employment as an Assistant State Attorney, I personally handled thousands of criminal cases ranging from misdemeanor DUIs to capital felonies. In 2008, the 7th Judicial Circuit State’s Attorney’s Office promoted me to the Special Prosecution Unit where I handled high profile sex crime cases, including sexual battery, child pornography and molestation investigations.

I was born and raised in Gainesville and attended the College of William and Mary where I played on the Varsity Tennis Team and focused my education on the subjects of History and Economics. I later studied law at Stetson’s College of Law. One of my life highlights was having my grandfather, Stetson Law Alum Maurice Wagner, present me with my diploma. After many years, I have returned to my hometown to work with my father, Jeffrey Meldon. I enjoy spending time with friends, both old and new. The most enjoyable aspect of my career are the long lasting relationships that have developed with many of my clients.

My interest is in trial practice involving criminal defense and personal injury cases. The main focus of my current practice is defending drivers who have been accused of DUI in Central Florida.
 

BAR ADMISSIONS:
  • Florida State Bar 2005

EDUCATION:
  • J.D, Stetson University College of Law - 2005
  • B.A College of William and Mary - 2001

WORK EXPERIENCE:
  • Meldon Law (Partner) 2009 - Present
  • State Attorney's Office, Florida's 7th Judicial Circuit (Assistant State Attorney) 2006 - 2009
  • Public Defender's Office, 13th Judicial Circuit (Certified Legal Intern) 2004 - 2004
  • Cohen, Jayson & Foster (Law Clerk) 2004 - 2004
  • 8th Judicial Circuit (Judicial Extern) 2003 - 2003
  • Law Offices of Jeffrey Meldon (Legal Assistant) 2001 - 2003

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:
  • Assistant State Attorney for 4 years.
  • Florida Justice Association (Member) 2016 - Present
  • National College of DUI Defense (Member) 2015 - Present
  • Florida Supreme Court (Admitted) 2005 - Present
  • Member of the 7th Circuit State Attorney’s special crimes prosecution unit, giving me extensive courtroom experience.
  • Member of the Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
  • Member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.
  • Member, James C. Adkins, American Inns of Court
  • Florida Bar Traffic Court Rules Committee member, 2010 to present.
  • Lorman Seminar Lecturer, “Florida DUI Update,” July 29, 2010.
  • Rossdale Group Webinar Lecturer, “Criminal Law & DUI,” August 11, 2010
  • Community Partner of the Year, Pledge 5 foundation, 2012
  • Basic Criminal Practice Lecturer “Defending DUIs”, April 26, 2013
  • Local Chapter President of the Eighth Judicial Circuit Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2013
  • Basic Criminal Law Lecturer “Defending DUI Cases”- October, 31 2014
  • Masters of DUI Lecturer “Case Law Update”- March 27, 2015
  • Graduate of the National DUI College Program, presented at Harvard University Law School, July 2015.
  • FACDL Blood Breath & Tears XXII Lecturer, September 18, 2015.
  • FJA Eagle Member, 2016
  • Admitted, Northern District of Florida Federal Court – January 2016

HONORS AND AWARDS:
  • Community Partner of the Year (Pledge 5 Foundation) 2012 - Present

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CONFERENCE:
  • Trial Advocacy Course (Trial Advocacy/Closing Argument) 2013
  • Sante Fe Student Government (DUI/Alcohol Awareness) 2013
  • Kappa Alpha Order (DUI/ Alcohol Awareness) 2013
  • Hispanic Student Association (DUI/ Alcohol Awareness) 2013
  • Delta Sigma Phi (DUI/ Alcohol Awareness) 2013
  • Caribbean Student Association Meeting (DUI/ Alcohol Awareness) 2013
  • Basic Criminal Practice 2013 (Defending DUI Cases) 2013
  • After School Gators (DUI/Alcohol Awareness) 2013

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CONTACT:
(Gainesville Office)
Meldon Law
703 N Main St Suite A
Gainesville, FL 32601
Phone: (352) 373-8000
Toll Free: (888) 458-1482
Email: jmeldon@meldonlaw.com

(Ocala Office)
Meldon Law
121 NW 3rd St
Ocala, FL 34475
Phone: (352) 629-5700
Fax: (352) 373-8400
Toll Free: (888) 458-1482
Email: jmeldon@meldonlaw.com

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Undergraduate: College of William and Mary
Law School: Stetson University
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Personal > DUI Defense
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