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

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.

  • “His rate was very reasonable and his services are worth every dollar he charges, and more.”

    Caroline

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    David

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

    Max B.

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

    Bill L.

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

    Scott

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

    Carissa P.

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

    Lynn M.

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

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

    Past Client

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

    Debbie K.

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

    Cynthia

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

    Past Client

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

    Kimberly 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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