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

    Past Client

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

    Kimberly B.

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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

    Scott

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

    Second Chance Bail Bonds

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    Cynthia

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

    David

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

    Bill L.

  • “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

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

    Jason S.

  • “If you need an attorney, call Brian!”

    Cynthia

  • “He is absolutely the best attorney I know.”

    Carissa P.

  • “Brian Edwards is by far the most effective lawyer I have seen.”

    James B.

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

    Lynn M.

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
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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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