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

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

    Kimberly B.

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

    Debbie K.

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

    Past Client

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

    Michael M.

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

    Cristina S.

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

    Past Client

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

    Cynthia

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    Cynthia

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

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

    David

  • “Brian is one of the area's best DUI attorneys.”

    Max B.

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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