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

    J. Sparks

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

    Carissa P.

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

    Caroline

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

    Past ClientQ

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

    Bill L.

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

    James B.

  • “I felt a lot better with you by my side. You're the best!”

    Jason S.

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

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

    Tina

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

    Max B.

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

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

    Past Client

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

    Scott

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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