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

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 is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “Brian is one of the area's best DUI attorneys.”

    Max B.

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

    Mandy G.

  • “Having you return calls, follow through, and facilitate a reduced sentence helped us greatly.”

    Michael & Sandra B.

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

    Carissa P.

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

    James B.

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

    Scott

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

    Past Client

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

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

    Kimberly B.

  • “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

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

    Past Client

  • “If you need an attorney, call Brian!”

    Cynthia

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

    Cynthia

  • “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 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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