“Ivy League attorney committed to client care and service”
Meredith has more than 20 years of experience representing clients in commercial, corporate and transactional law. After graduating cum laude from Harvard Law School, her career began at Morgan Lewis, LLP in Washington, D.C., where she worked as an attorney in the firm’s international commercial and trademark law group. After moving to Jacksonville, Florida, she joined Alexander DeGance Barnett, P.A., representing a diverse client base, including universities, Fortune 500 companies, nonprofits and individuals in a wide range of commercial and transactional matters. Meredith’s commitment to providing the highest level of service carries over to every one of our clients, from corporate clients to individual consumers.
Meredith is actively licensed by the District of Columbia and Florida Bar Associations and is admitted in Maryland.
She lives in St. Augustine, Florida with her children, Katherine, Kevin and Quinn and is an active supporter of their athletic and academic pursuits.
“a richly experienced attorney on every side of the transaction”
Andrew brings 20 years of international practice in commercial transactions, real estate and business law to St. Johns Title. Fluent in Spanish, Andrew leverages his diverse experience to better serve institutional and commercial clients. He attributes his success to identifying efficiencies as part of a service-first philosophy. Andrew’s professional experience includes more than 12 years directing operations for two Florida title firms and functioning as a key legal advisor at two Fortune 500 companies. As Vice President at Fidelity National Financial – the largest title insurance underwriter in the world – Andrew resolved more than $100 million in international and domestic title insurance issues. Prior to his work at Fidelity, he oversaw compliance and contract formation at the University of Miami – Miller School of Medicine. During his tenure at Rogers Towers, P.A., a law firm recognized as one of the “Best in America” by peer-reviewed law journals, Andrew was tasked with oversight of the strategic direction of the firm’s eight Florida locations.
Andrew’s experience has given him a unique perspective on all aspects of real estate transactions and client care. His experience in contract management and strategy allows him to identify process efficiencies that translate into cost savings for clients; his underwriting training allows him to anticipate possible closing challenges; and his know-how in claims enables him to actively mitigate those issues on the front end.
Andrew is a North Florida native and Jacksonville Beach resident who stays busy with community service, his church and spending time with his family. He is an active member of the Florida Bar, the National Association for Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP) and the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors (NEFAR).
“Bilingual real estate, title and legal-industry veteran who always puts clients first”
Ivette launched her career in title and real estate transactions more than 25 years ago as a processor in Miami, Florida. From the ground up, Ivette gained active experience in each phase of the closing process. By implementing a client-first philosophy and efficient process management, she advanced to the highest levels of authority for some of the state’s best law firms. Ivette’s career includes supervisory roles opening, developing and overseeing title operations for some of the largest lenders in the country, including EverBank, JPMorgan Chase and Citibank.
Ivette’s deep roots in all aspects of real estate and title law (including commercial, residential, transactional and litigation) enables her to quickly respond to and solve a wide range of issues. Ivette’s extensive experience makes her a valuable resource for all of our clients, while her proactive communication style, problem-solving attitude and calming demeanor help ease clients during challenging situations.
Ivette lives in Jacksonville with her two children and enjoys spending time with her family and salsa dancing. She is also fluent in Spanish.
Happy Closings with St. Johns Title
St. Johns Title Google Reviews
“St John’s Title was an absolute pleasure to work with. The team was very knowledgable, kept up with thorough communication and stayed ahead of everything. I would definitely recommend St. John’s to all clients. Professionalism at its finest!”
“St. Johns Title recently handled our refinance closing. The team did an excellent job coordinating the closing details, and the final transaction was as pleasurable as a real estate closing can be. I recommend them for any title needs.”
“As a probate attorney, I need a title company that knows how to close on real estate that is in probate. St. Johns Title, LLC is my preferred titled company for these complex closing and the simple closings too! Andy and his staff are knowledgeable, timely, and courteous. Why would I use any other title company?”
M. Donald Reddish, Esq.
“I feel fortunate to have retained Andrew Aleman, St. Johns Title, regarding a matter involving a complex title issue. The positive results he achieved on my behalf, more than justified his professional fees. I strongly recommend Mr. Aleman and the St. Johns Title team.”