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

    Jerry L.

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

    Bill L.

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

    Past Client

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

    Michael M.

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

    Jason S.

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

    David

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

    Caroline

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

    George N.

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

    Cynthia

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

    Kimberly B.

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

    Max B.

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

    Carissa P.

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

    Cynthia

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

    Tina

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

    Lynn M.

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
    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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