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

    Jerry L.

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

    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 has saved my career due to his relentless commitment.”

    Past ClientQ

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

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

    David

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

    Bill L.

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

    Michael M.

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

    Scott

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “Mr. Edwards saved us time, money and, most importantly; gave me peace of mind.”

    Lynn M.

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

    Jason S.

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

    Past Client

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

    Michael & Sandra 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 20 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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    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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