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

    Kimberly B.

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

    Lynn M.

  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”

    Brian

  • “I would run to him in a minute if I need legal help.”

    Tina

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

    Past Client

  • “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

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

    Michael M.

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

    Jerry L.

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

    Max B.

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

    Past ClientQ

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

    Cristina S.

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

    Carissa P.

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

    Cynthia

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

    David

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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    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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