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
    • Resisting an Officer Case Dismissed
    • Resisting an Officer Case Dismissed
    • Leaving Scene of Accident No Jail Time
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time
    • Fourth DUI Time Already Served
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Aggravated Battery No Jail Time
    • Carrying Concealed Firearm Charge Reduced
    • Burglary No Jail - Probation
    • Sexual Battery Case Dismissed
    • Leaving Scene of Accident Case Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time / Probation Reinstated
    • Hit and Run Charge Dropped
    • Violating Probation Offer Reduced
    • Aggravated Battery Charge Reduced
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismissed
    • Underage Drinking Case Dismissed
    • Resisting an Officer No Probation
    • DUI Charge Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation Probation Modified
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Reduced
    • Sale of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Marjiuana Kept License
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Unauthorized Driver Case Dismissed
    • Resisting an Officer Charge Dismissed
    • Aggravated Assault Charges Dismissed
    • Violtion of Probation Probation Modified
    • Grand Theft Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • Battery Charges Dropped
    • Grand Theft Case Dismissed
    • Violating Probation No Jail Time
    • Driving Without Valid License Case Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Charge Reduced
    • Unauthorized Driver Case Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Sale of Controlled Substance No Jail Time
    • Petit Theft Charges Dismissed
    • Drug Possession Felony Kept Off Record
    • Battery Charge Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation Probation Modified
    • Robbery No Jail Time
    • Violation of Probation Modified Probation
    • Driving on Suspended License Charge Reduced
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Drug Equipment No Jail Time
    • Resisting an Officer; Possession of Drugs Sent to Drug Court
    • DUI Case Dismissed
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Introducing Contraband Charge Reduced
    • Aggravated Battery Probation
    • Aggravated Battery Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Snook Charges Dismissed
    • Burglary & Grand Theft Probation
    • Violation of Pre-Trial Services No Jail Time
    • Battery Charge Dismissed
    • Failing to Appear in Court Bench Warrant Removed
    • Violating Probation Warrant Dismissed
    • Burglary No Jail Time
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Sale of Illegal Narcotics Probation
    • Grand Theft No Jail Time
    • Violating an Injunction Case Dismissed
    • Petit Theft Charge Dismissed
    • DUI Case Reduced
    • Possession of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Walked Out of Treatment Out of Jail/House Arrest
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • Racing on Highway Case Dismissed
    • Burglary Charge Dropped
    • Second DUI No Jail Time
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Case Dismissed
    • Grand Theft Charges Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Leaving Scene of Accident Case Dismissed
    • Violating Probation Probation Modified
    • Violation of Probation Reduced Time
    • Drug Charges Charge Reduced
    • Felony 3rd DUI Charge Reduced
    • Violating Probation Time Served
    • Illegally Catching Fish Charges Dismissed
    • Petit Theft Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana No Conviction
    • Selling Alcohol to Minor Case Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time
    • Drug Possession Charge Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Carrying Concealed Firearm Charge Dismissed
    • Possession and Sale of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time
    • Burglary Charge Dismissed
    • Robbery With Weapon No Jail Time
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Non-Conviction
    • Burglary Case Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Leaving Scene of Accident Case Dismissed
    • Aggravated Battery Charge Dismissed
    • Illegally Carrying a Firearm Charges Dropped
    • Grand Theft Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismised
    • Possesion of Prescription Drugs Case Dismissed
    • Trespassing Case Dismissed
    • Resisting an Officer Charge Reduced
    • Resisting an Officer Time Already Served
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Aggravated Battery Probation
    • Felony Theft No Jail Time
    • Grand Theft Charge Reduced
    • Possession of Marijuana Charges Dismissed
    • Life Felony Burglary Charge Reduced
    • Criminal Racing Case Dismissed
    • Felony Possession Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismissed
    • Trafficking Heroin Charge Reduced
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • Selling Alcohol to Minor Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • Violating Probation Probation Modified
    • Stolen Property Charge Dropped
    • Battery Charge Dismissed
    • Leaving Scene of Accident No Conviction
    • Failing to Appear Bench Warrant Removed
    • 2nd DUI Charge Reduced
    • Aggravated Battery Case Dismissed
    • VOP and Battery Probatoin Reinstated
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Reduced
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Grand Theft Minimal Probation
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Resisting Arrest Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Firearm Reduced Time
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Larceny Theft No Jail Time
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismissed
    • Resisting an Officer Charge Dismissed
    • Violating Probation Off Probation
    • Domestic Violence 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 cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Kimberly B.

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

    George N.

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

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

    Lynn M.

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    Cynthia

  • “Passionate, honest, and truthful in everything he did.”

    Cristina S.

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “With Brian's help, guidance, and expertise, my charges were dropped before it ever went to a hearing.”

    David

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

    Caroline

  • “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

  • “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

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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    Posted by Jeremy Buck

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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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