Fort Myers Criminal Defense Lawyer

Don't wait until it's too late to get defense.

It is vitally important that you have skilled legal assistance on your side. While the severity of the punishment varies depending on the specifics of the crime, many criminal sentences can include fines, imprisonment, and more.

If you are facing criminal charges, then you are likely experiencing fear and anxiety about the future. At Brian L. Edwards, Esq., we understand the serious situation that you are in. We have helped many individuals in the past who were facing similar circumstances and have been successful in fighting many criminal charges in and around Fort Myers.

Recent Case Results
    • Underage Drinking Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Drug Equipment No Jail Time
    • Illegally Catching Fish Charges Dismissed
    • Battery Charge Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time
    • Aggravated Battery Case Dismissed
    • Aggravated Battery Probation
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Reduced
    • Sale of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Violating an Injunction Case Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation Probation Modified
    • Second DUI No Jail Time
    • Resisting an Officer Charge Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation Probation Modified
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • 2nd DUI Charge Reduced
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • Burglary No Jail - Probation
    • DUI Case Dismissed
    • Violtion of Probation Probation Modified
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismissed
    • Introducing Contraband Charge Reduced
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Non-Conviction
    • Robbery With Weapon No Jail Time
    • Resisting an Officer Charge Dismissed
    • Violating Probation Offer Reduced
    • Grand Theft Case Dismissed
    • Burglary Case Dismissed
    • Hit and Run Charge Dropped
    • Burglary Charge Dropped
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Larceny Theft No Jail Time
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Failing to Appear in Court Bench Warrant Removed
    • Life Felony Burglary Charge Reduced
    • Aggravated Battery Case Dismissed
    • Grand Theft Minimal Probation
    • Violating Probation Off Probation
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Driving Without Valid License Case Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time
    • Violating Probation Warrant Dismissed
    • VOP and Battery Probatoin Reinstated
    • Grand Theft Charges Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time / Probation Reinstated
    • Carrying Concealed Firearm Charge Reduced
    • Unauthorized Driver Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Charges Dismissed
    • Grand Theft Charge Dismissed
    • Violating Probation Probation Modified
    • DUI Case Reduced
    • Resisting an Officer; Possession of Drugs Sent to Drug Court
    • Resisting an Officer Charge Reduced
    • Leaving Scene of Accident Case Dismissed
    • Burglary No Jail Time
    • Drug Possession Charge Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Reduced
    • Grand Theft Charge Reduced
    • Drug Charges Charge Reduced
    • Resisting an Officer Time Already Served
    • Trafficking Heroin Charge Reduced
    • Possesion of Prescription Drugs Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Charge Reduced
    • Robbery No Jail Time
    • Resisting an Officer Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Snook Charges Dismissed
    • Sale of Illegal Narcotics Probation
    • Leaving Scene of Accident Case Dismissed
    • Violation of Pre-Trial Services No Jail Time
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • Grand Theft Case Dismissed
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Burglary Charge Dismissed
    • Aggravated Battery No Jail Time
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Aggravated Assault Charges Dismissed
    • Selling Alcohol to Minor Case Dismissed
    • Battery Charge Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation Modified Probation
    • Resisting an Officer No Probation
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Fourth DUI Time Already Served
    • Selling Alcohol to Minor Case Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Violating Probation No Jail Time
    • Aggravated Battery Probation
    • Felony Theft No Jail Time
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Sexual Battery Case Dismissed
    • Criminal Racing Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismissed
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • Burglary & Grand Theft Probation
    • Sale of Controlled Substance No Jail Time
    • Aggravated Battery Charge Reduced
    • Petit Theft Charges Dismissed
    • Illegally Carrying a Firearm Charges Dropped
    • Possession of Firearm Reduced Time
    • Leaving Scene of Accident No Conviction
    • Driving on Suspended License Charge Reduced
    • DUI Charge Dismissed
    • Battery Charges Dropped
    • Violation of Probation Reduced Time
    • Possession of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • Felony 3rd DUI Charge Reduced
    • Grand Theft No Jail Time
    • Possession of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • Battery Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismised
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Carrying Concealed Firearm Charge Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Trespassing Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Felony Possession Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Case Dismissed
    • Stolen Property Charge Dropped
    • Domestic Violence Case Dismissed
    • Violating Probation Time Served
    • Failing to Appear Bench Warrant Removed
    • Racing on Highway Case Dismissed
    • Leaving Scene of Accident No Jail Time
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • Resisting Arrest Case Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time
    • Aggravated Battery Charge Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Petit Theft Charge Dismissed
    • Petit Theft Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana No Conviction
    • Walked Out of Treatment Out of Jail/House Arrest
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Marjiuana Kept License
    • Drug Possession Felony Kept Off Record
    • Possession and Sale of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • Unauthorized Driver Case Dismissed
    • Violating Probation Probation Modified
    • Resisting an Officer Case Dismissed
    • Leaving Scene of Accident Case Dismissed

Our Testimonials

Clients Highly Recommend Us!

We have had the honor of helping hundreds of individuals protect their rights and retain their freedom in the face of a serious criminal charge. For honest, objective recounts of what it's like to work with our attorneys, take a look at our client testimonials, and then call our firm for the defense you need.
  • “I felt a lot better with you by my side. You're the best!”

    Jason S.

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

  • “Having you return calls, follow through, and facilitate a reduced sentence helped us greatly.”

    Michael & Sandra B.

  • “He is excellent in every way. The attorney to hire.”

    Past Client

  • “Brian is one of the area's best DUI attorneys.”

    Max B.

  • “My mind was put at ease after speaking with.”

    Scott

  • “Brian Edwards, worked out a deal that saved my life.”

    Michael M.

  • “We always feel more comfortable executing a bond when you're on the case.”

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

  • “I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend your services to anyone and everyone.”

    Cynthia

  • “If you need an attorney, call Brian!”

    Cynthia

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “If I ever need a lawyer, you will be the first one I call!”

    Debbie K.

  • “Mr. Edwards saved us time, money and, most importantly; gave me peace of mind.”

    Lynn M.

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

  • “His rate was very reasonable and his services are worth every dollar he charges, and more.”

    Caroline

Results Matter

Let us put our vast experience to work for you.

It is no secret that a criminal conviction can permanently impact the rest of your life. Without strong legal representation, you could spend years trying to repair your reputation. Our firm is committed to giving you the best chance at a favorable outcome, no matter what you are facing.

Here at Brian L. Edwards, Esq., we offer a free case evaluation so that you may receive legal advice regarding your situation at any time without any financial obligation or commitment on your part. Our Fort Myers criminal defense lawyer can provide you with answers, helpful discussion regarding your case, advise you as to the best actions to take, and provide you with aggressive representation in your case. As a life-time resident of Lee County, Attorney Edwards understands the local courts and judges better than most law firms.

Work with a Former Assistant State Attorney

Attorney Brian L. Edwards is one of a select few lawyers in the state of Florida who has successfully defended against murder charges. Due to his tireless efforts and knowledgeable defense, one murder case ended with dropped charges on the "Stand Your Ground" law.

If you are facing murder or even violent crime charges, you can be sure that our firm will put our extensive experience to work for you. We understand how these cases work, and we have extensive experience on both sides of the courtroom as former prosecutors.

  • Over 15 Years of Experience
  • Former Assistant State Attorney
  • Featured on CBS and NBC
  • Free Case Evaluations

Criminal Defense Blog

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  • Brian Edwards Discusses Tragic Cape Coral Fatality on NBC 2 News
    Brian Edwards Discusses Tragic Cape Coral Fatality on NBC 2 News
    Posted by Jeremy Buck

    Following a fatal Cape Coral car crash, Brian Edwards joined NBC 2 News to discuss the case. His insight as a former prosecutor is especially ...

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  • Surprise ruling in the George Zimmerman case
    Surprise ruling in the George Zimmerman case
    Posted by Attorney Edwards

    Wow! What a surprising ruling! This type of evidence is almost always inadmissible in Florida because the probative value of the evidence does not ...

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