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

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.
  • “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

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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

    Lynn M.

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

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

    Jerry L.

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

    Kimberly B.

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

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

    Carissa P.

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

    Cynthia

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

    Bill L.

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

    Cynthia

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

    Past Client

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

    Scott

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    Debbie K.

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

Recent Posts
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    Medical Record Spill: Attorney Edwards Interviewed
    Posted by Brian L. Edwards, Esq.

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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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