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

    Cristina S.

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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

    Cynthia

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

    Past ClientQ

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

    Past Client

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

    Cynthia

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

    Debbie K.

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

    Past Client

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

    Carissa P.

  • “Brian Edwards is by far the most effective lawyer I have seen.”

    James B.

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

    George N.

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    Lynn M.

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

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

    Max B.

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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