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

    Caroline

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

    Past ClientQ

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

    Bill L.

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

    Tina

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

    Carissa P.

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “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.

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

    Michael M.

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

    Jason S.

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

    Mandy G.

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

    James B.

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

    Cynthia

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

    Cynthia

  • “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

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
    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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