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Richard Stephen Jaffe

Richard Stephen Jaffe

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Richard Jaffe

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About Me

We, at our law firm, take a client centered approach as well as a collaborative one with the other members of our firm. Our website is www.rjaffelaw.com.

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Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes), Free Consultation (20 minutes)

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Attorney Endorsements

11 total 

  • Michael Wayne Whisonant

    Richard is in a class of premiere advocates that all lawyers aspire to emulate. His knowledge and experience is known by all who have come in contact with him and is evident by his numerous awards and accomplishments. He diligently works for the best possible resolution for his clients and he gets results. I fully endorse Richard Stephen Jaffe.

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    Michael Whisonant Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • H. Hube Dodd

    Richard Jaffe is one of the true champions of the criminal justice system in Alabama. When other lawyers are asked to name the best criminal trial lawyers in the state, his name invariably is included, and deservedly so. He is as skilled in trial as any lawyer I know.

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    H. Dodd DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Jaffe and Drennan PC

2320 Arlington Ave S
Birmingham, AL, 35205

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
GAActive Member in Good Standing 198405/08/2015
ALAuthorized to practice law197605/11/2015
DCInactive 198307/18/2014

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Lawyer of the Year White-collar B'HamBest Lawyers in America2013
Top 50 lawyes AlabamaSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Lawyer of year non- white collar birminghamBest Lawyers in America2010
Roderick Beddow AwardAlabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association2001
Clarence Darrow AwardAlabama State Bar1999

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior Partnerjaffe and Drennan P.C.1976 - 2013

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationNo Value1982 - Present
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyersboard member 3 terms1982 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
State v Randall Padgettacquittal
State v. Che Swindleacquittal
State v Fred spencerAcquittal

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
New Horizon booksQuest for Justice: Defending the Damned2012
The Champion magazineVoir dire in captial Cases1997
The Champion magazineThe Diminshed Capacity Defense1997

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Alabama School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers AnnualThemes and Therories- Telling the client's story2013
Loosining The Death BeltOpening Statements2013
loosening the Death BeltJury Selection in DP Cases2013
Sexual Assault cases at the Big EasyTaint Hearings2012
Making the Case for lifeJury Selection in DP Csses2012
Loosening the Death BeltVoir Dire2011
ExpertsSetting up Cross Examination for Experts2010
Experts-Expert witnesses- Saving yours, destroying theirs2009
Experts- using yours, destroying theirsExperts2007