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

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

    George N.

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

    Michael M.

  • “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

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

    Debbie K.

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

    Carissa P.

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

    Bill L.

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

  • “Mr. Edwards saved us time, money and, most importantly; gave me peace of mind.”

    Lynn M.

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

    Max B.

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

    David

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

    Tina

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

    Jerry L.

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

    Cristina S.

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Caroline

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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