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Criminal Defense Lawyer in Brevard County Florida

James Coulter Criminal Defense Attorney


Year-round favorable weather and major attractions in Brevard County Florida 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 and Palm Bay a very busy and lively location with a quickly growing populations of both residesnts as well as visitors.  Located in Satellite Beach and with a second office in Orlando Florida, The Law Offices of James B Coulter has been representing those that have been charged with a crime in Brevard County and throughout Florida for over a decade

The cities within Brevard County such as Palm Bay, Melbourne, Rockledge, Cocoa Beach, and Satellite Beach,Titusville, Suntree, Indian Harbor Beach, Indialantic, Melbourne Beach, Sebestian, Rockledge, West Melbourne, Viera , and others have experienced an unusually large population growth over the past 5 years.   That growth is expected to continue into the next decade.  

Anybody charged with a criminal offense in Melbourne Florida, Palm Bay Florida, Satellite Beach, Cocoa Beach, or any of the other cities in Brevard County needs to take their arrest seriously.  Whether they are a resident of the Brevard Florida or 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 Florida Criminal Defense Lawyer


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 and experience enables us to achieve favorable outcomes for criminally charged clients throughout Brevard County as well as other counties in the state of Florida.

Mr. Coulter is a former Assistant State Attorney for the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit of Florida.  He has been managing his firm while practicing as a criminal defense trial lawyer in Brevard County Florida for over a 15 years.  Mr. Coulter has handled a vast amount of cases that have ranged from the simplest of misdemeanor drug possession charges to attempted first degree murder charges, kidnapping charges, sexual abuse charges, and child pornography charges.  Throughout the years Mr. Coulter has successfully represaented clients throughout the state of Florida from Jackosnville to Miami.  

Mr. Coulter began his legal career and gained a tremendous amount of first-hand experience on how prosecutors handle criminal cases when he was an Assistant State Prosecutor for the 17th Judicial Circuit of Florida.  That background has helped to better Mr. Coulter as a criminal defense attorney in Brevard county has provided him with the knoweldge and perspective of a prosecutor.  Over the past 15 years, while practicing law, Mr. Coulter has also spent a large amount of his time giving back by teaching Criminal Law, Constitution Law, Ethics, and Evidence to college students as an adjunct professor at Everest University.   He has been named Brevard County Schools Business Partner of the Year for the years 2017 and 2018 for his charitable work.   When not working or spending time helping the local community, Mr. Coulter enjoys his down time by training for triathlons and relaxing with his family, his friends, and his three dogs. 

As a member of the Florida bar Mr. Coulter's firm has an A+rating with the Better Business Bureau and a 10/10 Rating with AVVO Attorney Review.  Mr Coulter has received numerous awards, honors, and accolades for zealously advocating for his clients.   He has been named Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers Association, he was named 10 Best Attorneys according to the American Institute of Personal Injury Law, and he has received the Client Satisfaction Award presented by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys.     In addition to his criminal work as an attorney, Mr. Coulter has handled numerous cases which have resulted in multi-million dollar awards going for his client.     The Law Offices of James B. Coulter understands the importance of competent representation for those that are in need of legal help in Brevard County Florida.  

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:

If you have been charged with any criminal offense in Brevard County Florida, in Melbourne Florida, Palm Bay Florida, or any of the surrounding areas of Brevard, you should find 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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