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James Stephen Alexander

Criminal defense Attorney at Saint Augustine, FL

5.0   3 reviews

also known as Steve Alexander

  • Licensed for 44 years
    State FL
    Acquired 1979
    Status
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J. Stephen Alexander has been practicing law for more than 30 years and is the founder and managing partner of the Alexander Law Firm. Mr. Alexander has tried over 150 jury trials to verdict, and has been recognized for his litigation abilities by numerous organizations and publications.

From 1979 to 1992, Mr. Alexander was an Assistant State Attorney in the Seventh Judicial Circuit practicing in the Saint Johns County office, where he prosecuted murder, sexual battery and robbery cases. For several years Mr. Alexander served as the Division Chief of the Saint Johns County office supervising local attorneys and staff.

From 1989 to 1992 Mr. Alexander was a law partner in the law firm of Upchurch and Alexander P.A. representing the people of Saint Johns County and neighboring counties.

In 1993, Mr. Alexander was elected as the State Attorney of the Seventh Judicial Circuit serving four counties: Volusia, Flagler, Putnam and Saint Johns. As the State Attorney, Mr. Alexander tried over twenty (20) first degree murder cases, all which resulted in convictions of the defendants.

In 1997, Mr. Alexander left the State Attorney’s Office and opened the Alexander Law Firm in Downtown, Saint Augustine, Florida. Since opening his firm, Mr. Alexander has earned a reputation for being a meticulous lawyer and outstanding trial advocate. Mr. Alexander’s tenacity and passion for justice have been the foundation of his remarkable career as an attorney.

 

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Location

Alexander Law Firm LLC
19 Old Mission Ave
Saint Augustine, FL, 32084

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Posted by Robert | March 16, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Steve Alexander is an OUTSTANDING attorney
We highly recommend Steve Alexander to anyone who wants or needs help for any and all matters pertaining to law. He is a professional and extremely pleasant to deal with. We would not entrust our legal business to any other attorney in the state of Florida. We have utilized Steve's services on a few occasions and have prevailed in all of them. Steve's rates are quite reasonable and he gets the job done accurately and quickly. We cannot thank you enough, Steve, for all of your competent legal counsel and assistance!
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Posted by anonymous | February 17, 2016
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| Consulted Attorney
Knowledgable, confident, calm and aggressive when you need protection
Mr Alexander broufht me peace to my divorce case. He is a very smart person and his vast experience dealing with difficult divorce cases is a plus. I would not recommend other than him. His staff is also excellent and help you go through one of the most difficult parts of your life.
Posted by KC | June 3, 2013
Great DUI Lawyer
Mr. Alexander and his son Josh worked hard to help get my DUI charge reduced to a reckless driving charge. I was very happy with their services. There office staff was very nice to me throughout the entire process. I would the Alexander Law Firm to anyone looking for a DUI lawyer.

Cost

Rates
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.9 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Managing Partner
  • Alexander Law Firm LLC
  • 1996 - Present
  • Elected State Attorney
  • State Attorney's Office
  • 1992 - 1996
  • Assistant District Attorney
  • State Attorney's Office
  • 1979 - 1988
  • Assistant District Attorney
  • State Attorney, 7th Judicial Circuit
  • 1979 - 1992
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Education

  • Nova Southeastern University - Shepard Broad Law Center
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1979
  • Wofford College
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1977

Associations

  • St. Johns County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Rotary Club
  • Past President
  • 1990 - Present
  • Gator Club of St. Augustine
  • Past President
  • 1990 - Present
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • Admitted to Practice
  • 1981 - Present
  • Florida Bar
  • Member
  • 1979 - Present
  • Member
  • Middle District Court of Florida
  • 1979 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2018
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Paul Harris Fellowship Award
  • Rotary
  • 2006
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1990
  • Persecutor Award
  • National District Attorneys Association
  • 1982
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Attorney endorsements

Received (51)
Given (76)
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Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly endorse Mr. Alexander. Very knowledgeable and caring attorney who achieves great results in representing clients! I want all people to contact him for help."
Family Attorney | Jan 29
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Alexander and I had a very highly emotionally charged case. While we did not always agree on how to proceed legally, his professional demeanor was always appreciated and I learned from him"
General practice Attorney | Nov 10
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"Steve is a very experienced, well-respected attorney who cares about his clients. I think the sheer number of attorneys who endorse him speaks for itself."
Criminal defense Attorney | Sep 28
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | Jul 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Family Attorney | May 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A highly skilled and respected lawyer in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. A brilliant and highly respected attorney in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Oct 07
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"I endorse this lawyer. I have know Steve for over 18 years. I worked in his office as an Assistant State Attorney and Division Chief in Volusia County. He is an excellent leader and attorney. I highly recommend him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Alexander provides excellent answers to all of the Avvo questions posted. He is an extremely conscientious and competent attorney. I would readily recommend anyone and everyone for his services. And this recommendation comes from an attorney who is a former judge and a former prosecutor."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | Feb 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Mr. Alexander. He is a great choice for representation and is highly respected in the legal community."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Attorney Alexander is a knowledgeable lawyer who is generous with his time and expertise. I recommend him."
Criminal defense Attorney | Feb 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Jan 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Alexander is a top class, well respected attorney, known for excellent results."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 28
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse Mr. Alexander. As evidenced by the number of questions he has answered on Avvo, he has a great understanding of the law. One can deduce through his many work experiences that he is a stellar attorney."
Unknown Attorney | Dec 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Dec 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Car accident Attorney | Dec 02
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I highly endorse Mr. Alexander. He clearly knows this area of the law and provides his clients with top representation."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Criminal defense Attorney | Nov 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Provides quality answers and knowledge to Avvo community"
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Saint Augustine Criminal defense Lawyer James Stephen Alexander
James Stephen Alexander
Criminal defense Attorney
Saint Augustine, FL
Licensed for 44 years