When you’ve been arrested, accused, or injured, it is vital that you have a devoted advocate on your side who will fight for you and your rights. Facing a case is incredibly stressful, especially if this is your first time with the court system. That is why our Birmingham criminal defense attorneys provide compassionate and aggressive representation when you need our help.
Every individual that comes through our firm’s door benefits from our combined experience and knowledge because our skilled Birmingham criminal defense lawyers always take a team approach. This means that when you need help, you can have an attorney on your side in a moment’s notice.
Why Hire Our Firm?
- 75+ Years of Combined Experience
- Award Winning Attorneys
- Free Consultations
- Board Certified Attorneys
Experience Counts. Success Matters.
While experience is essential to any case, it’s the case result that ultimately matters. At Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, P.C., we have a history of getting positive resolutions to cases, whether in state or federal court. Our team will stand by your side throughout your entire matter to ensure you have the help you need to shine the best possible light on your case.
All clients to Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, P.C. benefit from the following, and more:
- A team approach that uses the full breadth of our knowledge
- A legacy of success in complex matters, such as in the appeals case of the State of Alabama v. Watson
- Knowledgeable counsel aimed to keep you informed of your best options throughout the entire process
- In-depth knowledge of the court, the prosecutors, and the judges to align your expectations
Get Started With a Free Consultation
Our firm aims to empower and arm our clients with the knowledge they need to move forward. In any matter, it is ultimately your decision of how to proceed, including accepting pleas, going to trial, or taking the stand to fight for your best interests. We will give you all the tools you need to make these important decisions while advocating for your rights throughout.
Call Jaffe, Hanle, Whisonant & Knight, P.C. at (205) 900-7714 to schedule your complimentary case consultation today.
Mike Hanle exceeded our expectations and we more than grateful!
“Mike Hanle did an outstanding job and obtained an excellent result on our case in a very difficult venue. mike DILIGENTLY worked all angles of our case to achieve the best outcome! we would highly recommend Mike and his firm for anyone who is in need of legal representation! we cannot thank Mike enough for his hard work and professionalism. Great job!!”
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!”
I am extremely thankful for everything you and your team did for me.
“Mr. Hanle: I am extremely thankful for everything you and your team did for me. Thanks to you I will be able to raise my children and take care of my parents without having to disappear on them for many years! You definitely lived up to the Super Lawyers title that you carry. You will always be in my prayers, and I am forever thankful for your services to my family and me.”
Our attorneys have 100+ years of experience collectively.
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.
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.
All four of the firm's Partners are recognized by Super Lawyers.
Highly experienced and knowledgeable in federal courts.
We’ve handled thousands of cases for clients throughout Alabama and have developed many successful resolutions.