David Edelstein is an AV® Peer Review Rated criminal defense attorney
representing clients in state and federal criminal matters across the State of Florida.

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The Manslaughter Option in Zimmerman’s Trial: An Explainer

July 12th, 2013

George Zimmerman was charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. So why do jurors now have an option of convicting him of manslaughter? Read more..

Former prosecutor testifies: Zimmerman prosecutor withheld evidence

May 29th, 2013

A court employee who retrieved photos and deleted text messages from Trayvon Martin’s cellphone has been placed on administrative leave after an attorney testified that prosecutors didn’t properly turn over the evidence to the defense, an attorney said Wednesday.w Read more..

Task force says ‘stand your ground’ is a good law

February 22nd, 2013

A state task force has determined that Florida’s so-called “stand your ground” statute is a good law and shouldn’t be overturned. Read more..

And The Tide Turns…

March 21st, 2012

As the smoke clears, evidence is starting to mount that conflicts with George Zimmerman’s claim that Trayvon Martin was the aggressor in this tragic incident.  It’s pathetic and deplorable that Trayvon’s family had to hire an attorney to follow up on obvious leads that were overlooked by the Sanford Police Department.  With each passing day, the momentum–and [...]

Be Careful for What You Wish For…

March 20th, 2012

The biggest challenge to bringing criminal charges against the “neighborhood watch captain” for the shooting of Trayvon Martin may be the lack of evidence disputing Zimmerman’s account of the incident. In order to file a manslaughter charge, prosecutors must believe that they have enough evidence to prove to a jury–beyond a reasonable doubt–that Zimmerman’s actions [...]