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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Party’s over for obese con man who bamboozled Miami Beach hotels

October 3rd, 2013

James Sabat allegedly ran up hundreds of thousands in unpaid hotel bills before police, U.S. Marshals and the hotel association caught up with him. Read more..

Shadowy Illicit Drug Market, Silk Road, Busted by Feds

October 3rd, 2013

A federal bust this week involves millions of dollars, illicit drugs and a would-be assassin, all of which allegedly were bought and sold on the Internet in a shadowy online marketplace known as the Silk Road, NPR reports. Read more..

Lawyer says he will ‘absolutely’ be acquitted for his advice on charity gaming

September 16th, 2013

Florida lawyer Kelly Mathis is expressing confidence in advance of his trial beginning today for his role in an alleged charity gambling operation. Mathis is the first co-defendant associated with Allied Veterans of the World to face trial, report the Associated Press and the.. Read more..

Court says consent to search a phone doesn’t mean listening in

September 13th, 2013

If an officer stops your car, sees a cell phone in the back seat and gets your consent to search the phone, does that mean he can also answer your incoming calls, impersonate you and use the callers’ words as evidence against you? Read more..

‘Better Call Saul’ is new ‘Breaking Bad’ spinoff; website touts two-for-one shoplifting defense

September 13th, 2013

Breaking Bad is ending, but one of its characters will live on in a new series. The new show, Better Call Saul, features Bob Odenkirk as lawyer Saul Goodman, who represented teacher-turned-meth dealer Walter White, the New York Times and Variety report. The show.. Read more..

Police Body Cameras Becoming Standard; Could Help Prosecution, Defense

September 13th, 2013

The body cameras will likely become standard equipment for law enforcement officers, much like dashboard cameras in patrol vehicles already have, public safety experts say. But as the cameras’ use becomes more widespread, some say concerns about privacy could surface. Read more..

Home run king Barry Bonds obstruction conviction upheld

September 13th, 2013

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld home run king Barry Bonds’ 2011 conviction for obstructing justice in his testimony to a federal grand jury probing the Balco steroids scandal. Read more..

Sunrise Police Dept. evidence room employee accused of stealing oxycodone pills

September 2nd, 2013

A Sunrise police property and evidence technician has been accused of stealing hundreds of oxycodone pills and has been linked to the thefts through her DNA, authorities said. Read more..

‘Good Samaritan’ says he was KO’d by Beach cop

August 29th, 2013

A man claims he tried to stop what he thought was a purse snatching, but instead was kicked in the head by a Miami Beach Police detective. Read more..