A resident of Miami-Dade County since 1984, Eduardo X. Pereira graduated from Coral Gables High School, Tulane University’s School of Business and the University of Miami’s School of Law. Mr. Pereira is barred in both the State of Florida and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida; he has practiced exclusively as a trial attorney since first becoming licensed, first as an Assistant Public Defender and then as a Private Attorney. Mr. Pereira specializes in criminal cases, with a focus on complex matters involving self defense and Stand Your Ground litigation.
Mr. Pereira has successfully represented multiple clients charged with murder and secured out right dismissals in their cases by employing the Stand Your Ground law. In fact, Mr. Pereira was the first attorney in Florida to secure a homicide dismissal for a client accused of murder after Trayvon Martin’s death.
Mr. Pereira has been featured in the Miami Herald, the Wall Street Journal, the Bradenton Herald, CNN, the Tampa Bay Times, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, the UK’s Telegraph Newspaper, yahoo.com and Terra Mexico.Additionally, Mr. Pereira has been featured as the attorney for two clients featured on A&E’s The First 48. Both clients’ cases would later be featured along with commentary by Mr. Pereira, on After the First 48 when he successfully had their cases dismissed.
featured on A&E’s The First 48
Eduardo has championed the belief that self defense, is not a legally created concept, but rather a natural right endowed to all persons.