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The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Alabama, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Alabama should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Jeffrey Drew Bramer

Jeffrey Drew Bramer
Jeffrey Drew Bramer
Bramer Law
1 Perimeter Park South Suite 100-N
Birmingham, AL 35243
Licensed for 31 years, Jeffrey Drew Bramer is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Birmingham School of Law... read more >
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nbta
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Jeffrey Drew Bramer
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Richard Stephen Jaffe

Richard Stephen Jaffe
Richard Stephen Jaffe
Jaffe & Drennan, P.C.
2320 Arlington Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35205
Licensed for 44 years, Richard Stephen Jaffe is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended The University of Alabama School of Law... read more >
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nbta
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Richard Stephen Jaffe
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Mitchell John Howie

Mitchell John Howie
Mitchell John Howie
Law Office of Mitchell J. Howie
107 Northside Sq
Huntsville, AL 35801
Mitchell John Howie is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Houston Law Center... read more >

Ron D Thrasher

Ron D Thrasher
Ron D Thrasher
The Alexander House 2320 Arlington Avenue Sou
Birmingham, AL 35205
Licensed for 26 years, Ron D Thrasher is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Cumberland School of Law, Samford University... read more >

John Edmond Mays

John Edmond Mays
John Edmond Mays
1223 Sixth Avenue SE
Decatur, AL 35602
Licensed for 44 years, John Edmond Mays is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Birmingham School of Law... read more >
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nbta
National Board of Trial Advocacy
John Edmond Mays
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Michael J Upton

Michael J Upton
Michael J Upton
Michael J. Upton, Attorney at Law
410 20th Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Licensed for 27 years, Michael J Upton is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended The University of Alabama... read more >

Joshua G. Kesling

Joshua G. Kesling
Joshua G. Kesling
Kesling Law, LLC
25150 Canal Road, Suite B
Orange Beach, AL 36561
Licensed for 13 years, Joshua G. Kesling is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Appalachian School of Law... read more >
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nlc
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
Joshua G. Kesling
Member

Michael Carl Shores

Michael Carl Shores
Michael Carl Shores
2205 Morris Ave
Birmingham, AL 35203
Michael Carl Shores is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Birmingham School of Law... read more >
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nbta
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Michael Carl Shores
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Steven Douglas Eversole

Steven Douglas Eversole
Steven Douglas Eversole
Eversole Law, LLC
850 Corporate Parkway Suite 114
Birmingham, AL 35242
Licensed for 13 years, Steven Douglas Eversole is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer... read more >
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nacdl
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Steven Douglas Eversole
Member

Belinda A Weldon

Belinda A Weldon
Belinda A Weldon
Belinda A. Weldon, Attorney at Law
1027 23rd Street South
Birmingham, AL 35205
Licensed for 22 years, Belinda A Weldon is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Birmingham School of Law... read more >

Russell W. Crumbley

Russell W. Crumbley
Russell W. Crumbley
Crumbley-Blackwell, & Associates, P.C.
2304 Memorial Parkway SW
Huntsville, AL 35801
Licensed for 22 years, Russell W. Crumbley is a Criminal Defense and Child Custody / Visitation lawyer who attended University of Alabama S... read more >

Cynthia Parris Smith

Cynthia Parris Smith
Cynthia Parris Smith
1823 3rd Avenue North
Bessemer, AL 35020
Licensed for 17 years, Cynthia Parris Smith is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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nacdl
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Cynthia Parris Smith
Member

Sandra Rogers Dunlap Segal

Sandra Rogers Dunlap Segal
Sandra Rogers Dunlap Segal
The Law Offices of Segal & Segal
706 Madison St SE
Hunstville, AL 35801
Licensed for 30 years, Sandra Rogers Dunlap Segal is a Criminal Defense and Firearm and Weapon Charges lawyer who attended American Univers... read more >

Andrew John Segal

Andrew John Segal
Andrew John Segal
The Law Offices Of Segal & Segal
706 Madison St SE
Huntsville, AL 35801
Licensed for 32 years, Andrew John Segal is a Criminal Defense and Firearm and Weapon Charges lawyer who attended Washington College of Law... read more >
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acdla
Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Andrew John Segal
Member

Howard Hube Dodd Jr

Howard Hube Dodd Jr
Howard Hube Dodd Jr
The Dodd Law Firm, LLC
2323 2nd Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35203
Licensed for 18 years, Howard Hube Dodd Jr is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of Alabama School of La... read more >
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ncdd
National College for DUI Defense
Howard Hube Dodd Jr
General Member

John Stephen Salter

John Stephen Salter
John Stephen Salter
8975 Pompano Way
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Licensed for 49 years, John Stephen Salter is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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abcl
American Board of Criminal Lawyers
John Stephen Salter
Fellow

Donald Duane Doerr Jr

Donald Duane Doerr Jr
Donald Duane Doerr Jr
Doerr Law Firm
PO Box 1057
Bay Minette, AL 36507
Donald Duane Doerr Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Capital University Law School... read more >
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nbta
National Board of Trial Advocacy
Donald Duane Doerr Jr
Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Trial Advocacy

Stewart Davidson McKnight III

Stewart Davidson McKnight III
Stewart Davidson McKnight III
Baxley, Dillard, Dauphin, McKnight & James
2008 Third Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35233
Licensed for 34 years, Stewart Davidson McKnight III is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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nacdl-lm
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Stewart Davidson McKnight III
Life Member

Shannon Matthew Moore

Shannon Matthew Moore
Shannon Matthew Moore
Moore & Gentle, Attorneys at Law, LLC
917 B Merchants Walk
Huntsville, AL 35801
Licensed for 22 years, Shannon Matthew Moore is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended The University of Alabama School of L... read more >
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acdla
Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Shannon Matthew Moore
member

John William Beck

John William Beck
John William Beck
19973 State Highway 181 Suite B
Fairhope, AL 36532
Licensed for 25 years, John William Beck is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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nacdl-lm
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
John William Beck
Life Member

Robert Barry Tuten

Robert Barry Tuten
Robert Barry Tuten
223 Eastside Square
Huntsville, AL 35801
Licensed for 32 years, Robert Barry Tuten is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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nacdl-lm
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Robert Barry Tuten
Life Member

Carl Michael Seibert

Carl Michael Seibert
Carl Michael Seibert
12475 N Shawdee Rd SE
Huntsville, AL 35803
Licensed for 36 years, Carl Michael Seibert is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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nacdl-lm
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Carl Michael Seibert
Life Member

Kenneth Allen Nixon

Kenneth Allen Nixon
Kenneth Allen Nixon
163 Saint Emanuel St
Mobile, AL 36602
Licensed for 33 years, Kenneth Allen Nixon is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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nacdl-lm
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Kenneth Allen Nixon
Life Member

Patrick Dennis Mahaney

Patrick Dennis Mahaney
Patrick Dennis Mahaney
Law Office of Patrick Mahaney
8191 Seaton Place
Montgomery, AL 36116
Licensed for 31 years, Patrick Dennis Mahaney is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Jones School of Law ... read more >
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duidla
DUI Defense Lawyers Association
Patrick Dennis Mahaney
Member

Thomas Jefferson Deen III

Thomas Jefferson Deen III
Thomas Jefferson Deen III
Clark & Deen, P.C.
207 Church St
Mobile, AL 36602
Licensed for 43 years, Thomas Jefferson Deen III is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Cumberland School of Law - Samford University... read more >
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abcl
American Board of Criminal Lawyers
Thomas Jefferson Deen III
Fellow

David McKnight

David McKnight
David McKnight
Baxley, Dillard, McKnight & James
2008 3rd Ave. S.
Birmingham, AL 35233
David McKnight is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of Miami Nova Law School... read more >
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nacdl-lm
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
David McKnight
Life Member

Stephen Andrew Strickland

Stephen Andrew Strickland
Stephen Andrew Strickland
Stephen Strickland Law
2320 Arlington Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35205
Licensed for 30 years, Stephen Andrew Strickland is a Criminal Appellate Law and Sexual Harassment lawyer who attended Cumberland School of... read more >
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nacdl
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Stephen Andrew Strickland
Member

Randy Burns Brooks

Randy Burns Brooks
Randy Burns Brooks
Brooks, Harmon & Johnston, LLC
1000 Quintard Ave Suite 304
Anniston, AL 36201
Licensed for 42 years, Randy Burns Brooks is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William Todd Crutchfield

William Todd Crutchfield
William Todd Crutchfield
The Crutchfield Firm, LLC
120 S Ross St
Auburn, AL 36830
Licensed for 22 years, William Todd Crutchfield is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James Derek Drennan

James Derek Drennan
James Derek Drennan
Jaffe & Drennan, P.C.
2320 Arlington Ave South
Birmingham, AL 35205
Licensed for 24 years, James Derek Drennan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James Robert Sturdivant

James Robert Sturdivant
James Robert Sturdivant
Sirote & Permutt, P.C.
2311 Highland Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35205
Licensed for 33 years, James Robert Sturdivant is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Christ Nicholas Coumanis

Christ Nicholas Coumanis
Christ Nicholas Coumanis
Coumanis & York, PC
2102 Main St
Daphne, AL 36526
Licensed for 31 years, Christ Nicholas Coumanis is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James Maurice Scroggins

James Maurice Scroggins
James Maurice Scroggins
James M. Scroggins, P.C.
28311 North Main Street Suite B-200
Daphne, AL 36526
Licensed for 42 years, James Maurice Scroggins is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Brian Mitchell White

Brian Mitchell White
Brian Mitchell White
White & Oakes, P.C.
601 Johnston Street SE
Decatur, AL 35601
Licensed for 26 years, Brian Mitchell White is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Eric Clark Davis

Eric Clark Davis
Eric Clark Davis
Parkman, Adams & White, LLC
661 W Main St
Dothan, AL 36301
Licensed for 29 years, Eric Clark Davis is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Melinda Ann Morgan Austin

Melinda Ann Morgan Austin
Melinda Ann Morgan Austin
Holt, Mussleman, Kelley & Morgan
216 W Dr Hicks Blvd
Florence, AL 35630
Licensed for 24 years, Melinda Ann Morgan Austin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John David Floyd

John David Floyd
John David Floyd
Floyd Law Firm, LLC
808 Chestnut St
Gadsden, AL 35901
Licensed for 33 years, John David Floyd is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Chad Allen Morgan

Chad Allen Morgan
Chad Allen Morgan
Morgan Law Firm, P.C.
120 Holmes Ave Suite 302
Huntsville, AL 35801
Licensed for 17 years, Chad Allen Morgan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Samuel Joshua Briskman

Samuel Joshua Briskman
Samuel Joshua Briskman
Briskman & Binion, P.C.
205 Church Street
Mobile, AL 36602
Licensed for 18 years, Samuel Joshua Briskman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William Rives Blanchard Jr

William Rives Blanchard Jr
William Rives Blanchard Jr
Blanchard Law Office
505 South Perry Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
Licensed for 42 years, William Rives Blanchard Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Joseph Lowrie Dean Jr

Joseph Lowrie Dean Jr
Joseph Lowrie Dean Jr
Dean & Barrett
457 South 10th Street
Opelika, AL 36803
Licensed for 44 years, Joseph Lowrie Dean Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Laura Kristen Segers

Laura Kristen Segers
Laura Kristen Segers
Turner & Webb, P.C.
2312 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Licensed for 11 years, Laura Kristen Segers is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Mary Angela Turner

Mary Angela Turner
Mary Angela Turner
Turner & Webb, P.C.
2312 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Licensed for 31 years, Mary Angela Turner is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ralph Eugene Holt

Ralph Eugene Holt
Ralph Eugene Holt
Holt, Mussleman, Kelley & Morgan
216 W Dr Hicks Blvd
Florence, AL 35630
Licensed for 31 years, Ralph Eugene Holt is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Everett Warkeen Wess

Everett Warkeen Wess
Everett Warkeen Wess
2015 1st Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35203
Licensed for 20 years, Everett Warkeen Wess is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jeffrey Brian Austin

Jeffrey Brian Austin
Jeffrey Brian Austin
102 S Court St Suite 600
Florence, AL 35630
Licensed for 22 years, Jeffrey Brian Austin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Charles David Odem

Charles David Odem
Charles David Odem
205 South Century Street Suite 222
Florence, AL 35630
Licensed for 38 years, Charles David Odem is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James Barry Abston

James Barry Abston
James Barry Abston
221 Eastside Sq Suite 1
Huntsville, AL 35801
Licensed for 30 years, James Barry Abston is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Tulane University Law School... read more >

Wendell Wesley Wilson

Wendell Wesley Wilson
Wendell Wesley Wilson
100 Jefferson St S Suite 101
Huntsville, AL 35801
Licensed for 26 years, Wendell Wesley Wilson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Benjamin Jay Stuck

Benjamin Jay Stuck
Benjamin Jay Stuck
1927 7th Street
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Licensed for 14 years, Benjamin Jay Stuck is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

ACDLA serves as the unified voice of the state's criminal defense community, promoting excellence in the practice of criminal law and protecting the rights of the accused.



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