Ian was born and raised in New York before moving to Chicago with his family where he attended the University of Illinois as a scholar-athlete on the men’s swimming and track teams.
In 1995, he moved to Jacksonville and attended law school at the Florida State College of Law and received his Masters in Business administration from the University of Florida and this Masters in Accounting from the University of North Florida. He is an experienced trial attorney (Spanish speaking) with over a decade at the Jacksonville Public Defender’s office specializing in high profile homicide and death penalty cases with a strong background in business.
He is happily married to his wife, Alicia and together they are raising 3 daughters. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling, spending time with his family, and rooting for the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Languages Spoken: Spanish
Licensed since 2000
Cash, Check, Credit Card
I endorse this lawyer. He has many years of experience in the criminal defense field. I have worked with him on immigration cases involving criminal issues. Ian is very conscientious and compassionate concerning his clients. He has an excellent reputation for his ability and high ethical standards.
Stephen Davis Immigration Attorney
Relationship: Worked together on matter
I have known Mr. Ian Weldon for over 25 years. Both as a friend and practicing trial attorney. He has always been a courageous and aggressive advocate for as long as I have known him. I highly endorse this lawyer without reservation.
Jeremy Wang Criminal Defense Attorney
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2000||05/07/2015|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2015|
|Exemplary Trial Team of the Year||4th Judicial Circuit of Florida, Office of the Public Defender||2010|
|Homicide/Capital Crime Attorney||4th Judicial Circuit of Florida, Office of the Public Defender||2001 - 2012|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|Jacksonville Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Catholic Lawyers Guild||Member||2002 - Present|
|University of North Florida||Accounting||MA - Masters||2009|
|University of Florida||Business Administration||MBA - Master of Business Administration||2004|
|Florida State University College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1999|
|University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign||Business Administration||BS - Bachelor of Science||1996|