John Gillespie

Gillespie Law & Mediation, P.A.

Charlotte, North Carolina 28278


Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support Modification, Divorce, Divorce Modification and Enforcement, Domestic Relations, Family, Guardianship, Juvenile, LGBT, Pet Mediation, PreNuptials

Attorney, John Gillespie represents clients throughout Florida, including Osceola, Orange, and Seminole Counties, and have developed a statewide reputation as effective trial lawyers and litigators. Our firm focuses on providing practical solutions tailored to each client's needs. We represent clients in the areas of Criminal  Defense, DUI/Traffic Citations, Juvenile Law, Family Law, Domestic Violence, Drug and Sex Criminal Offenses, Bankruptcy, and Wills and Trusts. Through our centrally located office in Kissimmee, we represent clients in legal proceedings across the state. We offer:
  • Hablamos Español

  • Free Initial Consultations

  • Evening and Weekend Appointments

  • 24 Hour Telephone Answering

  • 24 Hour Bail Bond and Jail Service

  • Payment Plans Available / Pay Online

The hallmark of the firm is client service. The attorneys and support staff at Attorney, John Gillespie are well aware of the stress that legal proceedings add to a difficult situation, and we strive to advise clients of their legal rights and complete the process as quickly and efficiently as possible. We stress a balance of aggressive representation with recognition of the bottom line.

Toward that end we often achieve prompt resolution of cases via settlement, and have successfully represented clients in mediation, arbitration, and early neutral evaluation proceedings. When push comes to shove, however, our track record of success at the trial court level speaks volumes to our ability to successfully fight for the rights of clients when necessary. We prosecute and defend cases through a team approach, with the client being an integral member of the team. Working closely with the client, we immediately analyze the merits of each case, evaluate the underlying facts and law, and develop a strategy.

Clients can rely on
Attorney, John Gillespie to be approachable, responsive, efficient, and effective. Our attorneys are well regarded by other attorneys and judges due to our unwavering commitment to the strictest personal and professional ethics, as well as our concern for the rights of clients.

We provide personalized legal representation to clients based on their backgrounds, needs and objectives. We respond promptly to telephone calls, report regularly on case developments and stay on top of changes in the law.

Kissimmee and Orlando Attorney - Lawyer Legal Services, providing experienced Bankruptcy, Criminal Defense, Family Law, Immigration Law, Social Security Disability Benefits, Business Formation, and Probate legal services in Kissimmee, St. Cloud, Orlando, and the Central Florida area.

Bar Admissions:
  • Ohio, 1985;

  • Florida, 1998;

  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida.


  • The Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, Ohio J.D.

  • Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio B.A.

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • American Bar Association ~ Member;

  • Central Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers ~ Member;

  • Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida ~ Member;

  • Central Florida Bankruptcy Law Association ~ Member;

  • Orange County Bar Association ~ Member;

  • Osceola County Bar President 2003-2004; 2009-2010;

  • Orange County Teen Court Board of Advisors.

Past Employment Positions:

  • Ninth Circuit, Florida, Former Assistant Public Defender;

  • The Prudential Insurance Company of America Special Agent and Registered Representative.

P: 407-758-0778
E: [email protected]