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

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

    Max B.

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

    Caroline

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

    Bill L.

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

    Past Client

  • “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

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

    Cristina S.

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

    Carissa P.

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

    Jerry L.

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

    Tina

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “Brian Edwards is by far the most effective lawyer I have seen.”

    James B.

  • “I felt a lot better with you by my side. You're the best!”

    Jason S.

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

    Lynn M.

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

    Mandy G.

  • “I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend your services to anyone and everyone.”

    Cynthia

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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  • 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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