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

    James B.

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Carissa P.

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

    Michael M.

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

    Kimberly B.

  • “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 is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “I would run to him in a minute if I need legal help.”

    Tina

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

    George N.

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

    Lynn M.

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

    Past Client

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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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