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

    Lynn M.

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

    Past Client

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

    Cynthia

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

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

    Past ClientQ

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

    Scott

  • “With Brian's help, guidance, and expertise, my charges were dropped before it ever went to a hearing.”

    David

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

    George N.

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

    Cynthia

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

    Kimberly B.

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

    Bill L.

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

    Past Client

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

    Debbie K.

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

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
    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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