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

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 excellent in every way. The attorney to hire.”

    Past Client

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

    Carissa P.

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

    Past ClientQ

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

    David

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

    Jason S.

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

    Cynthia

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

    Cynthia

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

    Max B.

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

    James B.

  • “If I ever need a lawyer, you will be the first one I call!”

    Debbie K.

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

    Tina

  • “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.

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

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

Recent Posts
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    Medical Record Spill: Attorney Edwards Interviewed
    Posted by Brian L. Edwards, Esq.

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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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