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

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.
  • “He is absolutely the best attorney I know.”

    Carissa P.

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “He has saved my career due to his relentless commitment.”

    Past ClientQ

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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

    Michael M.

  • “His fees are reasonable and I believe he secured the best possible outcome for me.”

    Jerry L.

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

    Max B.

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

    Caroline

  • “If I ever need a lawyer, you will be the first one I call!”

    Debbie K.

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

    Cynthia

  • “He makes you feel like your case is the top priority and he listens to you.”

    Past Client

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

  • “Brian Edwards is by far the most effective lawyer I have seen.”

    James B.

  • “Getting the deal we wanted was just the icing on the cake . You answered all my questions and made me feel like you were really fighting for ME!!!”

    Christina S

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

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 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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