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

    Cynthia

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

    Bill L.

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

    David

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

    Caroline

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

    Scott

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

    James B.

  • “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.

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

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

    Past Client

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

    Mandy G.

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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

    Kimberly B.

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

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

    Max B.

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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