Miles Edgeworth is Phoenix Wright's rival and long time friend.As a child, Edgeworth aspired to become a defense attorney, following
in his father Gregory's footsteps. However, upon witnessing his
father's death and watching in horror as the suspected murderer was let
free, he gained a hatred for criminals and began studying to be a
prosecutor, learning tactics from his mentor Manfred von Karma to always get a "guilty" verdict.