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

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.
  • “With Brian's help, guidance, and expertise, my charges were dropped before it ever went to a hearing.”

    David

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

    Scott

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

    Kimberly B.

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

    Cynthia

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “His fees are reasonable and I believe he secured the best possible outcome for me.”

    Jerry L.

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

    Past Client

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

  • “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.

  • “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

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

  • “I felt a lot better with you by my side. You're the best!”

    Jason S.

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

    Cristina 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

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

    Everyone is capable of making a mistake in the workplace – it is just human error. But sometimes something as simple as forgetting to double-check a ...

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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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