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

    Mandy G.

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

    Max B.

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

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

    Past Client

  • “His fees are reasonable and I believe he secured the best possible outcome for me.”

    Jerry L.

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

    Debbie K.

  • “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.

  • “Passionate, honest, and truthful in everything he did.”

    Cristina S.

  • “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

  • “He is an attorney who has great confidence and yet is humble and honest.”
  • “I have dealt with many attorneys and none have been as forthcoming and caring as Brian.”

    George N.

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

    Caroline

  • “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

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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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