Criminal Defense

Facing Criminal Charges? Your Choice of a Lawyer Is Critical.

If you are convicted of a crime, your life may be changed forever. You cannot afford to have a weak defense. You need an attorney who has experience and knows how to argue before a jury. This is your life. Do not leave it up to just anyone.

You need the experience of Staples, Ellis + Associates, P.A. As a former prosecutor, Ed Ellis has valuable insight into both sides of a criminal case. He uses this knowledge to fight for his clients' liberty. He is experienced with jury trials and will aggressively defend your rights. Please call 850-696-0314 for an appointment at our Pensacola office.

Criminal Defense for Serious Offenses

Attorney Ed Ellis can provide criminal defense for a wide range of charges, including very serious crimes. He has many years of experience defending the rights of clients accused of misdemeanor and felony charges, including:

  • DUI and drug offenses
  • Sex crimes
  • Child pornography
  • White-collar crimes
  • RICO violation
  • Computer (Internet) crimes and identity theft
  • Manslaughter and murder

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Choose a Lawyer With Criminal Defense Experience

Ed has handled several complex criminal cases in state and federal Court, including a case involving a $90 million Ponzi conspiracy scheme with charges of wire and securities fraud.

Ed also represented the first doctor in the United States charged under the RICO Act for his role in causing the death of patients by over-prescribing OxyContin.

Do Not Wait To Get Legal Help

If you are charged or will soon be charged with a crime, talk to a criminal defense lawyer today. Call us at 850-696-0314 or send an e-mail to set up an appointment. We serve clients in the Florida Panhandle area.