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

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

    Jason S.

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “Passionate, honest, and truthful in everything he did.”

    Cristina S.

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

    Debbie K.

  • “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

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

    Tina

  • “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.

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

  • “He makes you feel like your case is the top priority and he listens to you.”

    Past Client

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

    Max B.

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

    Scott

  • “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 20 Years of Experience
  • Former Assistant State Attorney
  • Featured on CBS and NBC
  • Free Case Evaluations

Criminal Defense Blog

Recent Posts
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    Medical Record Spill: Attorney Edwards Interviewed
    Posted by Brian L. Edwards, Esq.

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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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