Dwight Gibiser was born and raised in Oviedo, Florida. For his undergraduate studies, he attended Florida State University majoring in Political Science and Psychology graduating in 2013. After completing his undergraduate studies, Dwight enrolled in the Shepard Broad College of Law at Nova Southeastern University where he graduated in 2016 with a Juris Doctorate. While enrolled in Law School, Dwight participated in the Veterans’ Law Clinic where he assisted Military Veterans with a variety of legal issues ranging from family law to criminal defense. Dwight also participated in the Nova Trial Team and ILSA Journal of International and Comparative Law.
After graduating Law School, Dwight joined the Broward County Public Defenders Office where he was a Public Defender for 4 and a half years. While a Public Defender, Dwight represented thousands of criminal defendants on charges ranging from minor misdemeanor offenses and DUIs up to 1st degree felonies and life felonies. Due to his dedication to his clients, Dwight was promoted to a lead felony attorney tasked with supervising other lawyers in his division in addition to handling a full case load of the division’s most serious offenses. While a Public Defender, Dwight tried dozens of cases to verdict and argued dozens of motions to suppress and dismiss successfully. In 2017-2018 Dwight was awarded the Double Hat Trick award by the Broward Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers for securing 6 consecutive not guilty verdicts through Jury Trial.
Prior to joining the Criminal Defense Clinics, Dwight entered into private criminal defense practice where he primarily focused on representing clients throughout the State of Florida in post-conviction proceedings attempting to overturn wrongful convictions and securing new trials for wrongfully sentenced criminal defendants.