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

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

    Cynthia

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

    Caroline

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

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

    Jerry L.

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

    Max B.

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

    Cynthia

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

    Past ClientQ

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

    Past Client

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

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

    Lynn M.

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

    Cristina S.

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

    Bill L.

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    Jason 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

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    Posted by Jeremy Buck

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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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