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

    Carissa P.

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

    Tina

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

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

    Past Client

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “If you need an attorney, call Brian!”

    Cynthia

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

    Caroline

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

    Michael M.

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

    Kimberly B.

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

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

    Past ClientQ

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

    Jason S.

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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