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

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.
  • “He is excellent in every way. The attorney to hire.”

    Past Client

  • “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

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

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

    Mandy G.

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

    Carissa P.

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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

    Jerry L.

  • “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

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

    Tina

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

    Cristina S.

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

    George N.

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

    David

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

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

    Michael M.

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
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    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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