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David Edelstein

David Edelstein

Criminal Defense Lawyer
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David M Edelstein, P.A.
Miami, FL

About David Edelstein

Attorney Biography

David Edelstein began practicing criminal defense full-time in Miami in 1997 when he began his career at the Miami-Dade County Public Defender's Office. Over the past 20 years, He has defended countless drug cases at the misdemeanor and felony level, from simple possession of marijuana to drug trafficking. In addition to defending drug crime cases, he regularly represents clients facing all types of criminal prosecution whether they be theft crimes, fraud crimes, sex crimes, or probation violations. He also regularly represents clients charged with misdemeanor crimes like shoplifting, petit theft, and domestic violence.

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense (100%)

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Bar Licenses

Florida State Bar
Member in Good Standing

Kentucky State Bar
Member in Good Standing

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Work Experience

David M Edelstein, P.A.
Private Practice

Assistant Public Defender, Miami-Dade County PD

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University of Miami School of Law


National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws

Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Life Member
Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

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Federal Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

U.S. District Court - Middle District of Florida

U.S. District Court - Southern District of Florida

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David Edelstein
David M Edelstein, P.A.
4770 Biscayne Blvd #1250
Miami, FL 33137
Office: 305-538-4545
Fax: 305-535-7655

Secondary Address:
1000 5th St #200
Miami Beach, FL 33139

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Bar Membership Information

Membership with The Florida Bar -

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Nonprofit Organizations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers -

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.

Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers -

Founded in 1988, FACDL promotes excellence in the practice of criminal law while protecting the rights of the accused. Many of the top criminal defense attorneys in the State of Florida are active in this trusted organization. FACDL unites and educates attorneys in the criminal justice system in Florida.

National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws NLC -

More than 350 criminal defense attorneys belong to the NORML National Legal Committee (NLC). Members of the NORML NLC include many prominent criminal defense lawyers who are dedicated to ending prohibition of marijuana through education, legal reform and activism. Attorneys focused on other practice areas also belong to the organization.

NLC members are listed on the NORML website, are eligible for the NLC e-mail discussion group, receive the weekly email press release, and NORML News.