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

Birmingham Criminal Defense

Experience, Knowledge & Results

Our team of Birmingham criminal defense attorneys are advisers who make sure all of our clients are well-informed throughout the entire criminal justice process. Our role is to counsel our clients in what we believe is likely to happen, what options we have, and how we believe we should proceed. Our team makes sure clients are well-informed because ultimately it is your case and you are the one who has the final say in deciding how to proceed.

It is your decision to accept a plea agreement, go to trial, or to take the stand, among other issues. However, we will always make sure that you understand the pros and cons of each decision to ensure you are thoroughly informed when making these truly difficult decisions.

Call (205) 900-7714 to discuss your case today.

A Unique Approach to Your Case

On the flip side, there are some decisions that our Birmingham criminal defense attorneys make, such as procedural matters with the court and the themes and theory of our case if we go to trial. This is where our role as skilled counselors and advocates comes into play. Our top priority is to always put your case in the best possible light using the full might of our experience and knowledge.

Our team approach ensures that you always get the help you need, including the resources of a Board Certified Criminal Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, P.C. is well known for our reputation for results as well as our focus on providing a higher standard of client care.

Client Testimonials

  • Mr. Brown made me feel relaxed and calm.

    “Mr. Brown is an amazing lawyer, I was in an unfortunate situation and he made me feel relaxed and calm. He was quick to work and always updated me as he would receive the information. Thank you so muc ...”

    - Adrian
  • They kept me informed of what was going on the entire process of my case...

    “They kept me informed of what was going on the entire process of my case, and delivered what was promised.”

    - Jesse
  • They gave me the confidence I made the right choice in reaching out to them!

    “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
  • I will always be grateful!

    “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
  • Extremely helpful, very professional, and kind!

    “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
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Case Results

  • Case Dismissed State v. J.C.
  • Case Dismissed State v. G.M.
  • Case Dismissed State v. Juvenile
  • Case Dismissed State v. J.C.
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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.

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We Treat Every Case with the Full Attention & Concern It Deserves
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