Fort Myers Criminal Defense Attorney
Mistakes Happen. We Can Help. Get the Experienced Representation You Need.

Why Hire Us?

Advocates for the Accused

Brian L. Edwards, Esq. is a skilled and experienced criminal law firm in Fort Myers that has helped numerous individuals in the past with various criminal charges. We will be able to put our experience to work for you. Your case is important to us and you can be sure that we will work for a positive outcome regardless of the situation you face. Our firm is one of the very few in the state that has won a murder case and had the charges dismissed entirely on the "stand your ground" law. Whatever criminal charges you face, you can be sure that we will fight aggressively for your rights, your goals and your desires regarding the outcome.

Our Fort Myers criminal defense attorneys have been serving the criminally accused residents of Fort Myers, FL for almost 2 decades and with a long history of success and many satisfied clients whom we have represented in the past. We handle each case with the care and attention to intricate detail that it deserves. If you choose to work with us then you can feel satisfied, knowing that you have a skilled, qualified and highly respected attorney on your side that is going to fight for you.

With two former Assistant State Attorneys, you will find a great advantage that few other law firms can offer to their clients. We have experience in hundreds of jury trials and we will put this experience to work for you. Our firm understands how the courtroom works, we have spent numerous hours in front of a jury and we have argued all kinds of cases. Our experience gives us an advantage in court and we use this advantage to its fullest extent.

Mistakes Happen. We Can Help!

We understand that every case is different; because of this you can be sure that we will take the time to understand you, your case, your goals and desires regarding the outcome of your charges. Various approaches will need to be taken in different circumstances. Sometimes the charges need to be dropped because you simply did not commit the crime. Sometimes we approach a case in order to keep our client from being a convicted felon, and sometimes our goal is simply to keep our client out of jail and into another program such as drug rehabilitation.

We have the skill and experience that you need on your side and you can be sure that we will work for your goals and desires in your case. We also offer a free case evaluation so that you may obtain legal advice regarding your situation without any financial obligation or commitment on your part. We will be able to provide you with answers, discussion, advice and skilled legal assistance in your case if you choose to work with us.

Contact our firm today to discuss your case and learn how we can help you. 

Hear It From Our Clients

Read How We Have Successfully Defended Our Clients in Past Cases
  • “I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend your services to anyone and everyone.”


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


  • “Passionate, honest, and truthful in everything he did.”

    Cristina S.

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


  • “Good guy who gets good results.”


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


  • “Brian Edwards is by far the most effective lawyer I have seen.”

    James B.

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “Mr. Edwards saved us time, money and, most importantly; gave me peace of mind.”

    Lynn M.

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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

    Past Client

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

    Bill L.

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

    Max B.

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

    Carissa P.

Free Case Evaluations

If you or someone you love has been arrested, contact us immediately.
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