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

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

    David

  • “Good guy who gets good results.”

    Derrick

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

    George N.

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    Max B.

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

    Cynthia

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

    Past Client

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

    Cristina S.

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

    Kimberly B.

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

    Jerry L.

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

    Lynn M.

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

    Bill L.

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

    Caroline

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

    Tina

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

    Michael 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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