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

    Scott

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

    Michael M.

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “If and when you need an attorney, let Brian be the one.”

    Mandy G.

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

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

    David

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

    Cynthia

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

    Bill L.

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    James B.

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

    Carissa P.

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

    Caroline

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

    George N.

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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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