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

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

    James B.

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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

    Michael M.

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

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

    Past ClientQ

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Jason S.

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

    Caroline

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “If and when you need an attorney, let Brian be the one.”

    Mandy G.

  • “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

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

    Debbie K.

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

    George N.

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

    Bill L.

  • “He is absolutely the best attorney I know.”

    Carissa P.

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

Recent Posts
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    Medical Record Spill: Attorney Edwards Interviewed
    Posted by Brian L. Edwards, Esq.

    Everyone is capable of making a mistake in the workplace – it is just human error. But sometimes something as simple as forgetting to double-check a ...

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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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