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Brian L. Edwards, Esq.

Attorney Brian Edwards is one of the few attorneys in the State of Florida that has successfully defended a murder case and had the charges dropped on the "stand your ground" law. He is also a former Assistant State Attorney with prosecution experience in many various types of crimes. This gives our firm an advantage that few other firms can offer to their clients, as we will be able to draw on his extensive experience from both sides of the courtroom to assist our clients. Attorney Edwards has been a lifetime resident of Lee County and understands the community better than most law firms because of this.

Mr. Edwards was a college athlete in track in field at Brevard college from 1993-1995. He then transferred to the University of Georgia where he received his degree in criminal Justice in 1997. He attended law school at Oklahoma City University graduating in 2000.

In addition to successfully defending a murder charge, he has also won numerous murder cases as a prosecutor. This is a great advantage in court as Attorney Edwards is highly dedicated to any task he is assigned and you can feel confident that he will work aggressively to provide you with the representation you need, in order to fight for a positive outcome in your case. From DUI's to murder, Attorney Edwards is the lawyer for you. With 20 years of experience in criminal defense law, he offers skilled and highly experienced legal assistance to those who are facing criminal charges.

We Take Advantage of Experience

At Brian L. Edwards, Esq. we draw on the experience and skill of our collective legal team. We approach each case in the most realistic way and we will fight aggressively to see that your rights are upheld and we will work for a positive outcome regardless of the situation we face. It is important that you seek skilled legal assistance in your case in order to fight for your rights.

Our firm offers a free case evaluation so that you may obtain legal advice regarding your charges without any financial obligation or commitment on your part.

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Hear It From Our Clients

Read How We Have Successfully Defended Our Clients in Past Cases
  • “I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend your services to anyone and everyone.”


  • “Good guy who gets good results.”


  • “Brian Edwards was amazing!”


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

    Cristina S.

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

    Past Client

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

    Carissa P.

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


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

    Bill L.

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

    Max B.

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

    James B.

  • “Great Lawyer!”

    J. Sparks

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

    Michael M.

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

    Lynn M.

  • “I cannot thank you enough!”

    Jennifer E.

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


Free Case Evaluations

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