Carl R. Wilander received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, N.C., and earned his juris doctor from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California. 

Prior to joining Wilkes & McHugh, Mr. Wilander served as an Assistant State Attorney in the State Attorney’s Office in Tampa. Since joining the firm, he has overseen a variety of cases – including nursing home neglect, medical malpractice and more – from intake through resolution, whether through settlement or trial.


  • University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law  (J.D.)
  • Belmont Abbey College  (B.A.)

State Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Kentucky
  • Georgia
  • Missouri
  • New Mexico
  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of West Virginia

Professional Affiliations

Mr. Wilander 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.

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