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

    Lynn M.

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

    David

  • “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

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

    Bill L.

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Past ClientQ

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

    Jason S.

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

    Past Client

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

    Cynthia

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

    Debbie K.

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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

    James 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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  • 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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