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.
I am forever indebted to this firm.
“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. I have dealt with many attorneys in the past and this is the only firm that I consider family. Looking back and meeting other people who have been through similar white-collar circumstances makes you realize what a great job they really did for me. I am forever indebted to this firm.”
“God chose this firm for me!!”
“I can't thank Richard and Michael enough for their expertise and their knowledge of white-collar representation. Most importantly how much they really cared about my well-being mentally and physically throughout this process! This was the most difficult time in my life but Richard, Michael, and the entire firm made me and my family apart of their family. I can never repay what they have done for me and those I love!”
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.”
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.