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

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

    George N.

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

    Cristina S.

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

    Jerry L.

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

    Kimberly B.

  • “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

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

    Debbie K.

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

    Michael & Sandra B.

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

    Cynthia

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

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

    Jason S.

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Caroline

  • “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

Recent Posts
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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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