Practicing Law With a Passion for the Rights of the Individual


Carl R. Wilander

Carl R. Wilander attended Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, NC, on an athletic and academic scholarship and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2001. He earned a Juris Doctor from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento in 2007. During law school, Mr. Wilander was a member of both the Mock Trial and Moot Court teams, as well as the Anthony M. Kennedy Inn of Court.

Prior to joining Wilkes & McHugh, P.A., Mr. Wilander served as an Assistant State Attorney in the State Attorney’s Office in Tampa. His previous experience also includes certified legal internships at the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office and the Felony and Misdemeanor Bureau of the State Attorney’s Office of the 13th Judicial Circuit.

Mr. Wilander is licensed to practice in Florida, Kentucky, Georgia, Missouri, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court and the Southern District Court of West Virginia. He is a member of the Florida Bar, the Hillsborough County Bar Association, the Georgia Bar Association, the Kentucky Bar Association, the Missouri Bar and the Tampa Bay American Inn of Court.