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

    Jerry L.

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

    Cynthia

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

    George N.

  • “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

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

    Lynn M.

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

    David

  • “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

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    Mandy G.

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

    Past ClientQ

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

    Jason 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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