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

    Past Client

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

    Caroline

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Carissa P.

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

    Past ClientQ

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

    Mandy G.

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

    Kimberly B.

  • “His fees are reasonable and I believe he secured the best possible outcome for me.”

    Jerry L.

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

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    Scott

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

    Debbie K.

  • “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.

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.

    Everyone is capable of making a mistake in the workplace – it is just human error. But sometimes something as simple as forgetting to double-check a ...

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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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