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

    Lynn M.

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

    Cynthia

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

    Kimberly B.

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

    David

  • “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

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

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

    Bill L.

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

    Max B.

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Jason S.

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

    Past Client

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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