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

    Kimberly B.

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

    Cynthia

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

    Bill L.

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

    James B.

  • “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

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

    Jerry L.

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

    Past Client

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “He is absolutely the best attorney I know.”

    Carissa P.

  • “If and when you need an attorney, let Brian be the one.”

    Mandy G.

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

    Lynn M.

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

    Michael M.

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

    Max B.

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

    David

  • “I would run to him in a minute if I need legal help.”

    Tina

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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  • 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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