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

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

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

    Debbie K.

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

    Tina

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

    David

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

    Jerry L.

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

    Mandy G.

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

    James B.

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Cynthia

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

    Kimberly B.

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

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

    Scott

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

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

    Cristina S.

  • “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

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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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