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

    James B.

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

  • “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.”
  • “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

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

    George N.

  • “I would run to him in a minute if I need legal help.”

    Tina

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

    Past ClientQ

  • “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

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

    Bill L.

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

    Cristina S.

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

    Cynthia

  • “His fees are reasonable and I believe he secured the best possible outcome for me.”

    Jerry L.

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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  • 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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