Attorney Mekonis has been practicing criminal defense in Maine since 1999. He received his undergradate degree from The
University of Chicago in 1985 and he received his J.D. from The Wake Forest School of Law in
Winston-Salem, North Carolina in 1989.
Joseph Mekonis was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is also admitted to practice law in the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Attorney Mekonis began his solo practice in July 2004 and focuses exclusively on Criminal Defense.
His philosophy is to fully advise each client regarding the law, criminal procedure, evidence issues
and trial strategy; to prepare thoroughly as if every case were going forward to
trial; and to negotiate with the Prosecutor from a position of strengh.