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

    Past ClientQ

  • “Passionate, honest, and truthful in everything he did.”

    Cristina S.

  • “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

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

    Past Client

  • “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.

  • “I have dealt with many attorneys and none have been as forthcoming and caring as Brian.”

    George N.

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

    Cynthia

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

    Debbie K.

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Caroline

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

  • “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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  • 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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