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Birmingham Drug Crime Lawyers

Aggressive Representation to Protect Your Rights

Drug crime charges are serious anywhere, but especially so in Alabama. Prosecutors for both the state and federal government are known for aggressively pursuing drug charges, and a conviction can have life-long personal and professional consequences.

If you or someone you care about is facing drug crime charges, the Birmingham drug crime attorneys at Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, P.C. have more than 75+ years' experience combined and can fight to protect you and your future. Over the years, our firm has become known for successful results across all our practice areas. In fact, we are the only firm in the country to free three men from death row through new trials.

Call (205) 900-7714 to learn more about your legal options in a FREE consultation.

State & Federal Drug Crime Defense

State and federal laws often overlap when it comes to drug crimes, and the federal government has vast resources for prosecution. Each experienced Birmingham drug crime defense lawyer on our team is ready to stand up for your rights and provide vigorous representation on your behalf. Our legal team has successfully defended high-profile local and national drug cases, and are ready to do the same for you.

It is important to remember that those charged with drug crimes still have rights. From simple marijuana possession to cocaine trafficking, we are ready to come to your defense.

We will fight for you against all manner of state and federal drug charges, including:

  • Possession of drugs and controlled substances
  • Possession with intent to distribute
  • Distribution and conspiracy to distribute
  • Drug sales
  • Drug trafficking
  • Drug manufacturing and cultivation
  • Drug importation
  • Money laundering

Comprehensive Case Strategies

No matter how big or small your case may seem, our Birmingham criminal defense lawyers will examine the facts thoroughly. Attorneys who focus in drug defense will look for weaknesses in evidence, search and seizure, chain of possession, and other legal issues. Based on our findings and the wishes of the client, we will then implement a strategy for a dismissal, victory, or plea bargain. We will also negotiate alternative outcomes for first-time offenders and defend you against asset forfeiture and other consequences of intrusive investigations. Regardless of who acts as lead counsel, our entire team provides input on each case so you will have full guidance at every step.

If you have been charged with a drug crime, contact us at (205) 900-7714 to arrange a free confidential evaluation with a Birmingham drug crime defense attorney.

No representation is made that the quality of the legal services to be performed is greater than the quality of legal services performed by other lawyers.

The Reason We Work So Hard

Read What Our Past Clients Had to Say
  • 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
  • So professional!

    “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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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.