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
    • Burglary Charge Dropped
    • Petit Theft Charges Dismissed
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Violating Probation Time Served
    • Sale of Controlled Substance No Jail Time
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Resisting an Officer Charge Reduced
    • Introducing Contraband Charge Reduced
    • Leaving Scene of Accident Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Firearm Reduced Time
    • Violating Probation Probation Modified
    • Petit Theft Case Dismissed
    • Drug Possession Charge Dismissed
    • DUI Case Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Non-Conviction
    • Burglary No Jail - Probation
    • Leaving Scene of Accident No Jail Time
    • Felony Possession Charge Dismissed
    • Larceny Theft No Jail Time
    • Violating Probation Off Probation
    • Violation of Probation Modified Probation
    • Aggravated Battery Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Drug Equipment No Jail Time
    • Felony 3rd DUI Charge Reduced
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Charges Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation Probation Modified
    • Selling Alcohol to Minor Case Dismissed
    • Failing to Appear Bench Warrant Removed
    • Sale of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Reduced
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • Sale of Illegal Narcotics Probation
    • Violation of Pre-Trial Services No Jail Time
    • Violation of Probation Reduced Time
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Grand Theft Case Dismissed
    • Battery Charge Dismissed
    • Selling Alcohol to Minor Case Dismissed
    • Leaving Scene of Accident Case Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time
    • Violation of Probation Probation Modified
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Burglary Case Dismissed
    • Carrying Concealed Firearm Charge Dismissed
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • Grand Theft Case Dismissed
    • DUI Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • Stolen Property Charge Dropped
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Robbery No Jail Time
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Violating Probation No Jail Time
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismissed
    • Resisting an Officer No Probation
    • Possession of Marjiuana Kept License
    • Aggravated Battery Probation
    • Failing to Appear in Court Bench Warrant Removed
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismised
    • Aggravated Battery Probation
    • Hit and Run Charge Dropped
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismissed
    • Trafficking Heroin Charge Reduced
    • Unauthorized Driver Case Dismissed
    • DUI Case Reduced
    • Leaving Scene of Accident No Conviction
    • Illegally Catching Fish Charges Dismissed
    • Sexual Battery Case Dismissed
    • Burglary No Jail Time
    • Resisting Arrest Case Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time / Probation Reinstated
    • Possession of Marijuana No Conviction
    • Resisting an Officer Time Already Served
    • Driving Without Valid License Case Dismissed
    • Aggravated Assault Charges Dismissed
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Case Dismissed
    • Second DUI No Jail Time
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Petit Theft Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Snook Charges Dismissed
    • VOP and Battery Probatoin Reinstated
    • Racing on Highway Case Dismissed
    • Battery Charge Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Grand Theft Charges Dismissed
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Trespassing Case Dismissed
    • Resisting an Officer Charge Dismissed
    • Violating an Injunction Case Dismissed
    • Aggravated Battery Case Dismissed
    • Drug Charges Charge Reduced
    • Resisting an Officer Charge Dismissed
    • Unauthorized Driver Case Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Charge Reduced
    • Violtion of Probation Probation Modified
    • Violating Probation Warrant Dismissed
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • Illegally Carrying a Firearm Charges Dropped
    • Aggravated Battery Charge Reduced
    • Resisting an Officer Case Dismissed
    • Underage Drinking Case Dismissed
    • Criminal Racing Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • Drug Possession Felony Kept Off Record
    • Possesion of Prescription Drugs Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismissed
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Leaving Scene of Accident Case Dismissed
    • Walked Out of Treatment Out of Jail/House Arrest
    • Grand Theft Charge Reduced
    • Domestic Violence Case Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Burglary & Grand Theft Probation
    • Robbery With Weapon No Jail Time
    • Felony Theft No Jail Time
    • Aggravated Battery Charge Dismissed
    • Violating Probation Offer Reduced
    • Driving on Suspended License Charge Reduced
    • Battery Charges Dropped
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Reduced
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time
    • Violating Probation Probation Modified
    • Possession of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • Aggravated Battery No Jail Time
    • Fourth DUI Time Already Served
    • Life Felony Burglary Charge Reduced
    • Grand Theft Minimal Probation
    • Battery Charge Dismissed
    • 2nd DUI Charge Reduced
    • Resisting an Officer Case Dismissed
    • Burglary Charge Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Possession and Sale of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Grand Theft No Jail Time
    • Resisting an Officer; Possession of Drugs Sent to Drug Court
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Grand Theft Charge Dismissed
    • Carrying Concealed Firearm Charge Reduced
    • 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.
  • “I have dealt with many attorneys and none have been as forthcoming and caring as Brian.”

    George N.

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

    Carissa P.

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

    David

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

    Debbie K.

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

    Lynn M.

  • “My mind was put at ease after speaking with.”

    Scott

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

    Bill L.

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

    Past Client

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

    Mandy G.

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

    Past Client

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Cynthia

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

    Michael M.

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “Passionate, honest, and truthful in everything he did.”

    Cristina S.

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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