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

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

    Cynthia

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

    Mandy G.

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

    Tina

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

    Past Client

  • “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 you need an attorney, call Brian!”

    Cynthia

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

    Michael M.

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

    Kimberly B.

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

    Debbie K.

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

    Scott

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    Caroline

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

    Jason S.

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

    George N.

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

    Jerry 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

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

    Everyone is capable of making a mistake in the workplace – it is just human error. But sometimes something as simple as forgetting to double-check a ...

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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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