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

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.

  • “Passionate, honest, and truthful in everything he did.”

    Cristina S.

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

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

    Max B.

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

    Past ClientQ

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

    Carissa P.

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

    Past Client

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

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

    Michael M.

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

    Kimberly B.

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

    Lynn M.

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

    David

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”

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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