Federal Crimes

Federal Defense Lawyers in Birmingham

Let Federal Lawyers Near You Fight for Your Constitutional Rights

Federal prosecutors have the power of the government behind them and are very aggressive in their pursuit of convictions and penalties for federal crimes. Taking immediate action with the counsel of an experienced Alabama federal criminal defense attorney is vital for understanding your rights and protecting you and your loved ones.

A wide variety of crimes can fall under federal jurisdiction, and federal sentencing guidelines are often far more severe than local and state guidelines. Convictions can carry jail time, fines, asset forfeiture, and other consequences that last a lifetime. Our Birmingham federal crime lawyers will help protect your rights and interests during this stressful time.

If you are facing a federal crime, then Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, P.C. can provide the knowledgeable defense you need. Schedule a consultation today with our federal lawyers near you by calling (205) 900-7714!

Defense against All Federal Crimes in Alabama

Our Alabama federal criminal defense lawyers will be by your side during every step of the process, thoroughly examining your case and the evidence. Through our discussions with Alabama federal prosecutors, we can often help clients avoid indictments or get charges reduced. If your case goes to trial, our entire team will help build the most effective defense possible.

Our federal crime attorneys in Alabama understand the complexities of both federal law and court procedure and have taken on thousands of federal cases, including:

CAll Our Alabama Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys

Legal representation is critical in federal criminal cases, and we are committed to providing solid representation for each client. While we will keep you well-informed on the pros and cons of each decision, it is ultimately your choice on how to proceed. Whether you decide to go to trial, take the stand, accept a plea deal, or another option, our federal defense attorneys in Birmingham will work to ensure the best possible outcome and handle all procedural matters.

Contact Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight for nationally-recognized federal criminal defense by calling (205) 900-7714 to speak with an experienced criminal defense lawyer.

  • Potential Reckless Murder
  • Death Penalty

    Notice of Order- 01-CC-1983-003916.00

  • Murder

    State v. F.P.

  • White-Collar Crime & Elder Financial Abuse

    State v. L.A.

  • Distribution of a Controlled Substance

    State v. R.G.

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  • They pursued a variety of outside the box options and seemed to exhaustively research every detail of my case.

    “Above all they kept me up to date of every event and step required of me, most of the time contacting me before I even knew there was something I needed to be aware of.”

  • We highly recommend Richard Jaffe and the firm of JHWK.

    “oth Richard Jaffe and Jonathan Brown (JB) worked on our case and provided comfort and encouragement treating us more like family than clients despite all the issues that came up during the ongoing COVID pandemic.”

  • I can honestly say, things wouldn't have gone so well had we not walked into your office.

    “As the meetings went on and the court sessions came and went, with your encouragement and your knowledge and your transparency you gave us hope and gave us peace during a very stressful time.”