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

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.
  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

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

    Cynthia

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

    David

  • “He will do the best job he can for you without a doubt.”

    Past Client

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

    Jerry L.

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

    Cynthia

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    Kimberly B.

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Bill L.

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

    George N.

  • “Brian Edwards, worked out a deal that saved my life.”

    Michael M.

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

    Past ClientQ

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

    Scott

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

    Lynn M.

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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