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
    • Possession of Drug Equipment No Jail Time
    • Failing to Appear Bench Warrant Removed
    • Criminal Racing Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Petit Theft Charges Dismissed
    • Resisting an Officer Charge Dismissed
    • Violating Probation Off Probation
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Non-Conviction
    • Resisting an Officer Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Firearm Reduced Time
    • Driving Without Valid License Case Dismissed
    • Carrying Concealed Firearm Charge Reduced
    • Possession of Snook Charges Dismissed
    • Failing to Appear in Court Bench Warrant Removed
    • Violtion of Probation Probation Modified
    • Battery Charges Dropped
    • Violating Probation Offer Reduced
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismissed
    • DUI Charge Dismissed
    • Stolen Property Charge Dropped
    • Petit Theft Case Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation Modified Probation
    • Second DUI No Jail Time
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Battery Charge Dismissed
    • Aggravated Battery Probation
    • Resisting an Officer No Probation
    • Illegally Catching Fish Charges Dismissed
    • Aggravated Battery Charge Reduced
    • Battery Charge Dismissed
    • Resisting an Officer Charge Dismissed
    • Robbery No Jail Time
    • Drug Possession Felony Kept Off Record
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time / Probation Reinstated
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Sexual Battery Case Dismissed
    • Violation of Pre-Trial Services No Jail Time
    • Violation of Probation Probation Modified
    • Trespassing Case Dismissed
    • Burglary Charge Dismissed
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Grand Theft Charge Dismissed
    • Unauthorized Driver Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Marjiuana Kept License
    • Grand Theft No Jail Time
    • Leaving Scene of Accident No Conviction
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismissed
    • Aggravated Battery Probation
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Grand Theft Charge Reduced
    • Possesion of Prescription Drugs Case Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Walked Out of Treatment Out of Jail/House Arrest
    • Trafficking Heroin Charge Reduced
    • Grand Theft Charges Dismissed
    • Possession and Sale of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • Larceny Theft No Jail Time
    • Possession of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • Grand Theft Minimal Probation
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Resisting an Officer Time Already Served
    • Driving on Suspended License Charge Reduced
    • Sale of Illegal Narcotics Probation
    • Violating Probation No Jail Time
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Grand Theft Case Dismissed
    • Hit and Run Charge Dropped
    • Resisting an Officer Charge Reduced
    • Aggravated Battery No Jail Time
    • Aggravated Battery Charge Dismissed
    • Violating Probation Warrant Dismissed
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Leaving Scene of Accident Case Dismissed
    • Burglary No Jail - Probation
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismised
    • Leaving Scene of Accident Case Dismissed
    • Domestic Violence Case Dismissed
    • Robbery With Weapon No Jail Time
    • Possession of Marijuana Charges Dismissed
    • Resisting an Officer Case Dismissed
    • DUI Case Reduced
    • Underage Drinking Case Dismissed
    • Aggravated Battery Case Dismissed
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Violating an Injunction Case Dismissed
    • Burglary Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Reduced
    • Selling Alcohol to Minor Case Dismissed
    • Selling Alcohol to Minor Case Dismissed
    • Leaving Scene of Accident Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana No Conviction
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • Possession of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • Drug Charges Charge Reduced
    • Violating Probation Probation Modified
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • VOP and Battery Probatoin Reinstated
    • Felony Possession Charge Dismissed
    • DUI Case Dismissed
    • Racing on Highway Case Dismissed
    • Life Felony Burglary Charge Reduced
    • Burglary Charge Dropped
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Sale of Controlled Substance Charge Dismissed
    • Aggravated Battery Case Dismissed
    • Driving on Suspended License Case Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time
    • Violation of Probation Probation Modified
    • Drug Possession Charge Dismissed
    • Grand Theft Case Dismissed
    • Aggravated Assault Charges Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time
    • Possession of Controlled Substance Case Dismissed
    • Fourth DUI Time Already Served
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Leaving Scene of Accident No Jail Time
    • Violation of Probation Reduced Time
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Possession of Marijuana Case Dismissed
    • Felony 3rd DUI Charge Reduced
    • Carrying Concealed Firearm Charge Dismissed
    • Violation of Probation No Jail Time
    • Burglary & Grand Theft Probation
    • Violating Probation Time Served
    • Driving on Suspended License Charge Reduced
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • Introducing Contraband Charge Reduced
    • Resisting Arrest Case Dismissed
    • Sale of Controlled Substance No Jail Time
    • DUI Charge Reduced
    • Burglary No Jail Time
    • Battery Charge Dismissed
    • Violating Probation Probation Modified
    • Felony Theft No Jail Time
    • Possession of Marijuana Charge Reduced
    • Petit Theft Charge Dismissed
    • 2nd DUI Charge Reduced
    • Resisting an Officer; Possession of Drugs Sent to Drug Court
    • Battery Case Dismissed
    • Illegally Carrying a Firearm Charges Dropped
    • 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.
  • “I have dealt with many attorneys and none have been as forthcoming and caring as Brian.”

    George N.

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

    Jason S.

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

    Carissa P.

  • “He is excellent in every way. The attorney to hire.”

    Past Client

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    James B.

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

    Jerry L.

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

    Caroline

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

    Max B.

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

    Past ClientQ

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “He will do the best job he can for you without a doubt.”

    Past Client

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

    Cristina S.

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

    Kimberly B.

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

    Cynthia

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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