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

    Cynthia

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

    Michael M.

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

    Carissa P.

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

    Cristina S.

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

    Past Client

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

    Cynthia

  • “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.

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

    Past Client

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

    Max B.

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

    Bill L.

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “I felt a lot better with you by my side. You're the best!”

    Jason S.

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

    Debbie K.

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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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