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

    Kimberly B.

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

    Scott

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

  • “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

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

    Lynn M.

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

    Mandy G.

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

    Caroline

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

    Past Client

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

    Michael M.

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

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

    Cristina S.

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

    Past ClientQ

  • “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.

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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    Posted by Jeremy Buck

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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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