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

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

    Debbie K.

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

    Scott

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

    Past ClientQ

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

    Kimberly B.

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

    Mandy G.

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

    Cristina S.

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

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

    Past Client

  • “Brian Edwards, worked out a deal that saved my life.”

    Michael M.

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

    George N.

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

    Lynn M.

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

    Cynthia

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

    Past Client

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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 20 Years of Experience
  • Former Assistant State Attorney
  • Featured on CBS and NBC
  • Free Case Evaluations

Criminal Defense Blog

Recent Posts
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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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