The Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, P.C. Team We Pride Ourselves on Our Commitment to Finding Successful Resolutions to Complex Matters

Experience Counts. Success Matters.

Every attorney at Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, P.C. possesses a depth of skill and numerous professional distinctions. Despite our diverse experiences, we each hold one trait in common: A strong commitment to working closely with each client to obtain the best possible result on his or her behalf.

Hire a Team of Super Lawyers® Rated Attorneys

The lawyers at our firm are similar in another regard. Every one of us has been recognized by Super Lawyers® for our outstanding work in criminal and white collar defense, some for as many as 12 years. Attorneys with this distinction are researched extensively and peer-reviewed. When you hire an attorney listed by Super Lawyers®, you can trust that you are recruiting the type of lawyer other attorneys would hire for themselves.

In addition to our listing on Super Lawyers®, many of our attorneys have 10.0 “Superb” Avvo Ratings and invitation-only memberships with the National Trial Lawyers Top 100.

Respected Birmingham Attorneys

Our lawyers provide devoted, qualified, and experienced representation in criminal defense, federal criminal defense, sex crimes, and personal injury. We are deeply respected within the legal community and come highly recommended by former clients.

We invite you to read more about our team by viewing our individual profiles, or, if you are facing a legal matter, contact our firm to schedule your free initial consultation.

Regardless of who handles your case, you will have 75+ years of combined experience from all of our attorneys on your side. With each of our lawyer’s knowledge and skill, you will have a top legal team behind you every step of the way.

Call (205) 900-7714 now for the experienced and educated legal assistance you need.

Alabama’s Criminal Defense Firm

Why Choose Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, P.C.?
  • Our board certified attorneys have 75+ years of combined experience.

  • The only firm in the country to free 3 men from death row through new trials.

  • Both senior partners are Past Presidents of the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.

  • We treat each client with the respect they deserve.

  • Our lawyers will give you the attention you deserve.

  • Super Lawyers has recognized our founding partner as one of the top lawyers in the State.

  • The firm’s 4 partners are all recognized by Super Lawyers.

  • Clients trust J, H, W & K. Judges trust us, the public trusts us.

  • We’ve handled thousands of cases for clients throughout Alabama and have developed many successful resolutions.

Clients Share Their Experiences

Read How We Have Helped Others
  • “They kept me informed of what was going on the entire process of my case, and delivered what was promised.”

    - Jesse
  • “I want to Thank Mr. Hanle and the staff for making my daughter's case and being so responsive to the many questions I had since I am clueless about criminal charges and courts! They always listened ...”

    - Elizabeth
  • “If there is anything I can do to promote Mr. Knight further, please let me know. I will always be grateful for everything all of you have done for me.”

    - Gina
  • “Natalie, I wanted to thank you as well. You have been extremely helpful, very professional, and kind. JHWK is blessed to have you!”

    - Former Client
  • “Mr. Michael Hanle was such a good attorney, so professional, and truly grateful for his job which helped my case a lot.”

    - Isabel
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