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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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

    Kimberly 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

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

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

    Jerry L.

  • “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

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Mandy G.

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

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

    Past Client

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

    Debbie K.

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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