Edmund was born in Redwood City, California, and grew up in the City of Milpitas in the Bay Area. Edmund’s mother and father are both from the Central Valley, growing up in Visalia and Delano, respectively. He attended UC Berkeley and obtained his bachelor’s degree in Political Science in 1986. Edmund earned his law degree at the University Arizona, College of Law, in 1991. Edmund worked as a prosecutor in Visalia and Madera for over 19 years, trying 80 criminal jury trials to Verdict, including 12 murder trials, two of which were death penalty cases. Edmund currently is in private practice in the areas of criminal defense, family law, and representing parents and children in juvenile dependency court. Edmund has three children; Lauren, 22, an English Major who is attending the University of Washington in Seattle; Michael, 20, who is a Drum Majors for the Bulldog Marching Band, and is attending Fresno State on a music scholarship; and Jason, 17, who is the drum line section leader as a high school senior for Clovis West High School Marching Band.