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

    Michael M.

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

    Past Client

  • “He will go above and beyond for you!”

    Kimberly B.

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

    Max 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

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

  • “In an emergency situation, he was responsive, very helpful and always accessible.”

    Bill L.

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

    Caroline

  • “He has saved my career due to his relentless commitment.”

    Past ClientQ

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “I would run to him in a minute if I need legal help.”

    Tina

  • “I have dealt with many attorneys and none have been as forthcoming and caring as Brian.”

    George N.

  • “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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