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

    J. Sparks

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

    George N.

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

    Michael M.

  • “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

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

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

    Past Client

  • “He will do the best job he can for you without a doubt.”

    Past Client

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

    Max B.

  • “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.

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

    Jason S.

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

    Scott

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

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

    Past ClientQ

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.

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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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