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Updated 4/7/2014
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2320 Arlington Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35205 -4112

Phone: 205-545-8327 / 877-717-3958
Fax: 205-930-9809
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Previous Law Firm Name

  • Jaffe, Strickland, Drennan & Dodd, P.C., 2010
  • Richard S. Jaffe, P.C. , May 1, 1997
  • Jaffe & Strickland, P.C. , 2010

Law Firm Overview

Experience Counts, Success Matters

The attorneys at Jaffe & Drennan, P.C., hold many distinguished positions in the legal community. The accolades of our attorneys include:

  • Board-Certified Criminal Trial Advocate*
  • More than 30 years of extensive trial experience
  • Authored numerous articles and publications
  • Receipt of the AV Preeminent peer review rating‡ from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Past president of the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Former law professor
  • Founder and past president of the Birmingham Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Only firm in the country to free three men from death row through new trials
  • Co-counsel for Honorable Bernard Kincaid, Mayor for the City of Birmingham — 2000-2008
  • Selected as "2010 Lawyer of the Year" for non-white collar criminal defense in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Recognized for excellence in Birmingham Magazine's 2012 edition of Top Attorneys
  • Named in the 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America for both white collar and non-white collar criminal defense
  • Selected for inclusion in Top 50 Super Lawyers in Alabama for 2012

The lawyers at Jaffe & Drennan, P.C., enjoy a reputation for providing the highest level of knowledge, understanding, and assistance through what may well be the most difficult time of your life. We fearlessly fight for our clients' rights in all levels of both state and federal courts. Please contact our firm to arrange your free, confidential consultation with one of our lawyers in any of the following practice areas:

  • Criminal defense — including drug offenses, murder, violent crimes, Internet crimes, DUI and more
  • Sex crimes — including rape, child pornography, sexual assault and more
  • Federal crimes — including white collar crimes, drug conspiracy, money laundering and more
  • Personal injury — including auto accidents, tractor-trailer accidents, drunk driving accidents and more

Successful Appellate Work In Alabama And Federal Courts

The firm's exceptionally successful appellate division has practiced before the Alabama Courts of Criminal and Civil Appeals, the Alabama Supreme Court and the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals. More importantly, our defense lawyers work closely together on each new case, combining their various areas of experience to provide focused, comprehensive solutions to each of our clients' unique legal situations.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Law - Federal (White Collar Crime)
  • Internet -- Cyberspace
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Car Accidents
  • Truck Accidents / 18- Wheeler Accidents
  • Uninsured / Underinsured Motorists
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Serious Injury & Wrongful Death
  • Traffic Violations
  • Civil Rights
  • Constitutional Law
  • Discrimination
  • Employment Law -- Employee
  • Employment Law -- Employer
  • Entertainment, Sports & Leisure Law
  • Government Agencies & Programs
  • Health & Health Care Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home
  • Products Liability Law
  • State, Local & Municipal Law
  • Toxic Torts
  • Juvenile Crime
  • Drug Violations
90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

West Practice Categories

Car Accident, Civil Rights, Constitutional, Criminal Defense, DUI / DWI, Discrimination, Drug Violations, Employment, Employment Law -- Employer, Entertainment, Sports & Leisure, Government Agencies & Programs, Health Care, Insurance, Internet, Litigation & Appeals, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Products Liability, Sexual Harassment, State, Local & Municipal Law, Toxic Torts, Traffic Ticket, White Collar Crimes, Wrongful Death

Jaffe & Drennan, P.C. Attorneys

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Office Information


2320 Arlington Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35205-4112






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1720 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 152, Atlanta, Georgia 30309

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