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
  • “Dear Richard, I believe that no kindness should ever be ignored. Therefore, I find myself in a position of gratitude for the empathy you showed to this physically and financially disabled old lady. ...”

    - PG
  • “When I met Richard Jaffe, it was the worst time in my life. I was being accused of a crime that I didn't commit and I didn't know how to prove it. When I came in, he listened to me, believed me, and ...”

    - Satisfied Client
  • “I am very appreciative of Mr. Hanle and I know he will do what’s best for [my family member]. When I first saw him, I knew he was like the old-school lawyers – well-dressed, well-groomed, good at what ...”

    - Former Client's Relative
  • “I would recommend this firm to any God-fearing man who wants to be treated as more than just an attorney/client relationship. This firm handled an allegation against me involving healthcare offenses. ...”

    - George B.
  • “I greatly appreciate Brett Knight's service. He was attentive and punctual. He responded to anything I needed very quickly. I can't speak on the other attorneys because I never met or spoke with them, ...”

    - Adrian R.

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