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

    Tina

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

    Past Client

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

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

    Cynthia

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

    Max B.

  • “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.

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

    Past Client

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

    Jason S.

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

    Mandy G.

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

    Michael M.

  • “He is excellent in every way. The attorney to hire.”

    Past Client

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

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

Recent Posts
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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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