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

    Tina

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

    Scott

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

    Past Client

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

  • “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

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

    Carissa P.

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

    Mandy G.

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “His rate was very reasonable and his services are worth every dollar he charges, and more.”

    Caroline

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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

    Cynthia

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

    Kimberly B.

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

    Debbie K.

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

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

Recent Posts
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    Medical Record Spill: Attorney Edwards Interviewed
    Posted by Brian L. Edwards, Esq.

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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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