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

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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

    David

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

    Cynthia

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

  • “Mr. Edwards saved us time, money and, most importantly; gave me peace of mind.”

    Lynn M.

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

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

    Michael M.

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

    Cristina S.

  • “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

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

  • “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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