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
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Hit and Run Charge Dropped
    • Grand Theft Minimal Probation
    • Possession of Marjiuana Kept License
    • Battery Charge Dismissed
    • Aggravated Battery Probation
    • Petit Theft Charges Dismissed
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Violating an Injunction Case Dismissed
    • Grand Theft No Jail Time
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Trafficking Heroin Charge Reduced
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Grand Theft Charges Dismissed
    • Criminal Racing Case Dismissed
    • Introducing Contraband Charge Reduced
    • Unauthorized Driver Case Dismissed
    • Battery Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Battery Charges Dropped
    • Felony Possession Charge Dismissed
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Possession of Drug Equipment No Jail Time
    • Failing to Appear Bench Warrant Removed
    • Burglary Charge Dropped
    • Resisting an Officer Charge Dismissed
    • Burglary No Jail Time
    • Driving on Suspended License Charge Reduced
    • Selling Alcohol to Minor Case Dismissed
    • DUI Case Dismissed
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Leaving Scene of Accident No Conviction
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time
    • Burglary Case Dismissed
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Grand Theft Case Dismissed
    • Resisting an Officer Charge Reduced
    • Possession of Marijuana No Conviction
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • Failing to Appear in Court Bench Warrant Removed
    • Robbery With Weapon No Jail Time
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Burglary Charge Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • VOP and Battery Probatoin Reinstated
    • DUI Case Reduced
    • Leaving Scene of Accident Case Dismissed
    • Selling Alcohol to Minor Case Dismissed
    • Sale of Controlled Substance No Jail Time
    • Drug Possession Felony Kept Off Record
    • Drug Charges Charge Reduced
    • Possession of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • Illegally Carrying a Firearm Charges Dropped
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Non-Conviction
    • Second DUI No Jail Time
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Sale of Illegal Narcotics Probation
    • Life Felony Burglary Charge Reduced
    • Sale of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Grand Theft Case Dismissed
    • Sexual Battery Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Reduced
    • Aggravated Battery Case Dismissed
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • Resisting an Officer No Probation
    • Petit Theft Case Dismissed
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Walked Out of Treatment Out of Jail/House Arrest
    • 2nd DUI Charge Reduced
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismised
    • Burglary & Grand Theft Probation
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • Violating Probation Time Served
    • Leaving Scene of Accident Case Dismissed
    • Aggravated Battery No Jail Time
    • Aggravated Battery Case Dismissed
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Trespassing Case Dismissed
    • Robbery No Jail Time
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Reduced
    • Resisting an Officer Case Dismissed
    • Leaving Scene of Accident No Jail Time
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time
    • Violating Probation Offer Reduced
    • Felony Theft No Jail Time
    • Resisting an Officer Charge Dismissed
    • Fourth DUI Time Already Served
    • Aggravated Assault Charges Dismissed
    • Violating Probation Off Probation
    • Possession and Sale of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • Leaving Scene of Accident Case Dismissed
    • Driving Without Valid License Case Dismissed
    • Petit Theft Charge Dismissed
    • Felony 3rd DUI Charge Reduced
    • Illegally Catching Fish Charges Dismissed
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Resisting an Officer Case Dismissed
    • Burglary No Jail - Probation
    • Violating Probation Warrant Dismissed
    • Violating Probation Probation Modified
    • Violating Probation Probation Modified
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation Probation Modified
    • Aggravated Battery Probation
    • Battery Charge Dismissed
    • Aggravated Battery Charge Reduced
    • Driving on Suspended License Charge Reduced
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • DUI Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Charges Dismissed
    • Stolen Property Charge Dropped
    • Domestic Violence Case Dismissed
    • Aggravated Battery Charge Dismissed
    • Grand Theft Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • Resisting an Officer; Possession of Drugs Sent to Drug Court
    • Grand Theft Charge Reduced
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Firearm Reduced Time
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time / Probation Reinstated
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation Reduced Time
    • Possession of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Case Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • Underage Drinking Case Dismissed
    • Resisting Arrest Case Dismissed
    • Carrying Concealed Firearm Charge Dismissed
    • Possesion of Prescription Drugs Case Dismissed
    • Violation of Pre-Trial Services No Jail Time
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Carrying Concealed Firearm Charge Reduced
    • Resisting an Officer Time Already Served
    • Larceny Theft No Jail Time
    • Violation of Probation Modified Probation
    • Drug Possession Charge Dismissed
    • Unauthorized Driver Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Snook Charges Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation Probation Modified
    • Violating Probation No Jail Time
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismissed
    • Violtion of Probation Probation Modified
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismissed
    • Racing on Highway 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.
  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “I have dealt with many attorneys and none have been as forthcoming and caring as Brian.”

    George N.

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

    Scott

  • “I would run to him in a minute if I need legal help.”

    Tina

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

    Past Client

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

    Past ClientQ

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    Kimberly B.

  • “If and when you need an attorney, let Brian be the one.”

    Mandy G.

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

    Lynn M.

  • “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

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

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

    Caroline

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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
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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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