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

    Tina

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

    Michael M.

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “He will go above and beyond for you!”

    Kimberly B.

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

    Past ClientQ

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

    Past Client

  • “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.

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

    Caroline

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

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

    James B.

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

    Past Client

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

    Cynthia

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

    Past Client

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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