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Regardless of the criminal charge you're facing, we are prepared to provide you with the representation you need.

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As a former prosecutor, Brian Edwards understands even the most complex legal issues. Let us put our experience to work for you!

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We have experience in hundreds of jury trials, helping our clients secure the outcome they deserve. See our past successes!

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Fort Myers Criminal Defense Lawyer

Charged with a crime? 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.

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 the charges being dropped 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 extensive experience on both sides of the courtroom as former prosecutors.


Take advantage of your free consultation with Attorney Edwards and give us a call at
(239) 204-5657​ or fill out an online form.


Our Approach at Brian L. Edwards, Esq.

Our firm understands that every case is different; we know that various circumstances in cases are unique and require skill to determine the best process to pursue. If you are facing criminal charges, you can enlist the help of our firm with confidence knowing that we will treat your case with personalized attention. We take the time to understand all cases and consider all options before selecting a litigation strategy to implement.

Our firm offers aggressive representation in criminal issues from DUI to murder. We handle each and every case with the care and attention to detail that it deserves. Our firm has experience in hundreds of jury trials and we never take it for granted when we are entrusted with a case. There is much on the line and many of our clients' futures are dependent on our defense. Since we have experience on both sides of the courtroom, we are exceptionally qualified to craft a compelling defense strategy for you.

How Our Fort Myers Criminal Attorney Can Help

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.

We have successfully handled cases of all magnitudes, including:

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.

Contact a Fort Myers criminal defense attorney from our firm at (239) 204-5657​ to get started!

Office Location
2269 Main St.
Fort Myers, FL 33901