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

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

    Scott

  • “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.

  • “In an emergency situation, he was responsive, very helpful and always accessible.”

    Bill L.

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

    Past Client

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

    Cristina S.

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

    Mandy G.

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “He is absolutely the best attorney I know.”

    Carissa P.

  • “We always feel more comfortable executing a bond when you're on the case.”

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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

    Past Client

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

    Jason S.

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

    Caroline

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

    James B.

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

    Kimberly B.

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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