Jack A. Kaleita graduated from Stetson University College of Law, was admitted to the Bar in 1986 and began his legal career as a state prosecutor on Florida's west coast. He then returned to Central Florida after 5 years, serving as an Assistant State Attorney in Seminole County for an additional 12 years.
As a prosecutor, Mr. Kaleita tried numerous cases involving virtually every type of criminal charge. In addition to taking dozens of criminal cases to trial himself, he taught and supervised other attorneys, first as a Lead Trial Attorney, and later as the Misdemeanor/Traffic Division Chief and as the Chief of a Felony Trial Division. Additionally, while appointed Chief of the Special Prosecution Division, he handled and oversaw the prosecution of numerous high level drug cases against individuals and organizations involved in Manufacturing, Conspiracy and Trafficking, as well as the investigation and prosecution of cases involving Racketeering (RICO), Vice, Organized Crime, and Public Corruption.
Since entering private practice, Mr. Kaleita has offered his experience to private citizens charged with crimes in the State of Florida, whether state or federal, and has represented hundreds of clients facing all types of criminal charges. He has handled a number of high profile cases in the Central Florida. Among the serious felony cases he has handled are drug offenses, arson, sex crimes, child abuse, and murder. He has been lead trial counsel in dozens of cases ranging from criminal traffic offenses to First Degree Murder and today brings over a quarter century of criminal law experience to the defense table in service to his clients.