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James Coulter Criminal Defense Attorney

The combination of year-round favorable weather and major attractions such as Cocoa Beach, Cape Canaveral, NASA, Kennedy Space Center, Brevard Zoo, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, and the Space Coast, help make the Central Florida area of Melbourne a very busy destination for those living in Brevard County, Florida.

The cities within Brevard County have experienced an unusually large population growth over the past 5 years.   That growth is expected to continue into the next decade and onward.  

Anybody charged with a criminal offense in Melbourne Florida, or any of the surrounding areas of Brevard County needs to take their arrest seriously, regardless if they are a resident of the city, live elsewhere in the Sunshine State, or were visiting while on vacation or a business trip. Failure to appear in court can result in a bench warrant being issued for your arrest, causing many additional complications that can make a bad situation much worse.

Brevard County Criminal Defense Lawyers

The Law Offices of James B. Coulter has a wealth of experience on both sides of the aisle in the courtroom. Our firm’s vast knowledge enables us to achieve favorable outcomes for clients throughout the greater Brevard County, Florida, area as well as many out-of-state visitors.

James Coulter is a former Assistant State Attorney for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit of Florida.  He has been managing his law firm while practicing as a criminal defense and personal injury trial attorney in Brevard County Florida for over a decade  and has handled a wide range of criminal charges.  Mr. Coulter a gained tremendous first-hand experience with how prosecutors handle criminal cases when he was a state prosecutor, and he uses that background to identify potential weaknesses in the prosecution’s criminal cases that we defend against.  He has taught criminal law as well as constitution law and ethics as an adjunct professor at one of our local universities. Mr. Coulter has been named Brevar County Schools Buisness Partner Of The Year the past two years, he has an exemplary records with the Florida Bar, an A+rating with the Better Business Bureau and has received numerous awards honors and accolades for the zelous advocating that he has displeayed over the years for his clients.  Mr Coulter has handled numerous cases which have resulted in well over a million dollars going to his client.     The Law Offices of James B. Coulter understands the importance of competent representation and we talke it seriously.  

James Coulter of The Law Offices of James B. Coulter is licensed to practice in state courts throughout Florida as well as the federal U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Our firm represents clients in the following types of criminal defense areas:

  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
  • Domestic Violence 
  • Battery 
  • Assault
  • Driving of suspended License
  • Driving on a Revoked License 
  • Drug Charges
  • Fraud
  • Passing a bad check 
  • Forgery 
  • Posession Charges 
  • Sale of Driug Charges
  • Marijuana Defense
  • Violent Offenses
  • Property Crimes / Theft
  • Financial Crimes
  • Sex-Related Offenses
  • Solicitation of Prostitution
  • Obstructing Justice
  • Weapons and Firearms Charges
  • Violation of Probation
  • Traffic Offenses
  • Juvenile Defense
  • Record Sealing / Expungement
  • Alcohol Crimes
  • Visitor Arrests

If you have been charged with any criminal offense in Melbourne Florida or any of the surrounding areas of Brevard County, Florida, you should seek legal representation as soon as possible. The Law Offices of James B. Coulter is conveniently located in Satellite Beach just across the bridge from downtown Melbourne Florida, and has the unique ability to represent clients charged with criminal offenses in Melbourne, Palm Bay, Rockledge, Viera, Satellite Beach, Cocoa, Indian Harbor Beach, Titusville, Rockledge, Melbourne Beach, Cocoa Beach, Cape Canaveral, Palm Shores, and the remainder of Brevard County at large.

The Law Offices of James B. Coulter is committed to helping individuals resolve their cases with the fewest possible consequences. Call (321) 586-9944 to schedule a free, confidential consultation with James Coulter of The Law Offices of James B. Coulter to have your case reviewed and to discover your legal options. 

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