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

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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

    Tina

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

    Cristina S.

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

    Caroline

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

    Carissa P.

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

    Cynthia

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

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

    David

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

    Mandy G.

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    Debbie K.

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Lynn M.

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

    George N.

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 extensive 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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    Posted by Jeremy Buck

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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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