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

    Debbie K.

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

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

    Max B.

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

    Past ClientQ

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

    Cynthia

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    Past Client

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

    George N.

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

    Tina

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

    Cynthia

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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

    Kimberly 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.

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

    Caroline

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

Recent Posts
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    Medical Record Spill: Attorney Edwards Interviewed
    Posted by Brian L. Edwards, Esq.

    Everyone is capable of making a mistake in the workplace – it is just human error. But sometimes something as simple as forgetting to double-check a ...

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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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