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

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 is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “Brian is one of the area's best DUI attorneys.”

    Max B.

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

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

    Cynthia

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

    Carissa P.

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

    George N.

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

    David

  • “He will go above and beyond for you!”

    Kimberly B.

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    Cynthia

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

    Caroline

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Past Client

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

    Mandy G.

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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