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

    Scott

  • “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

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

    Michael M.

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

    Jerry L.

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

    Debbie K.

  • “Brian Edwards is by far the most effective lawyer I have seen.”

    James B.

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

    George N.

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

    Cristina S.

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

    Past Client

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

    David

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

    Bill L.

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

    Caroline

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

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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