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

    Max B.

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

    Past Client

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

    Mandy G.

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

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

    Caroline

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

    Michael M.

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

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

    George N.

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    Tina

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

    Kimberly B.

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

    Past ClientQ

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Past Client

  • “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 20 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.

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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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