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Whitney Benjamin Polson

DUI and DWI Attorney at Birmingham, AL

4.7   21 reviews

also known as Whitney B. Polson

  • Licensed for 19 years
    State AL
    Acquired 2004
    Status
    Occupational License - Authorized to Practice No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Whitney

Learn Whitney’s areas of practice.

3
Practice areas
  1. DUI and DWI
    70%
    Statewide DUI Defense Practice. Covering all of Alabama.

    20 years

  2. Criminal defense
    29%
    Statewide Felony & Misdemeanor cases. Covering all of Alabama.

    20 years

  3. Expungement
    1%
    Statewide Expungement Representation.

STATEWIDE DUI & CRIMINAL DEFENSE.  Polson & Polson is a boutique DUI & Criminal Defense Law Practice founded by father and son.  Our office handles DUI and Criminal cases along with other alcohol/drug related charges throughout the entire State of Alabama.  We have successfully handled cases from the Gulf Coast to the Tennessee line.    

 

Whitney Polson, aside from practicing law, enjoys boating, travel and tennis.  As well,Whitney is a private pilot and former college football player.      

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Location

Polson & Polson P.C
2824 Central Avenue,
Suite 150
Birmingham, AL, 35209

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Reviews

4.7 / 5.0
  21 customer reviews
Posted by Randy Dupree | May 24, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
He is the best they have to offer
I highly recommend Whitney Polson he was hired to take care of a legal matter In the matter of days it was taken dismiss of if you have a problem he's your man
Posted by TIMOTHY | May 24, 2022
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Husband
He was excellent in helping my wife with her situation I really appreciate for what he did
Posted by Jessica | May 24, 2022
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Knowledgeable Attorney
The service that was received from Attorney Polson was no less than astounding. From the start of contact Mr. Whitney were communicable with each in-depth step with the case. If you come across Attorney Whitney, whether Google or word of mouth please understand you were divinely brought to him and placed in god’s grace. Wonderful, Knowledgeable, Supportive, and knows the law.
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Posted by Amir | May 24, 2022
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Outstanding lawyer
This lawyer is a connoisseur to law!!!! He was helpful and deligent. I would recommend this lawyer to anyone. I was also proud to get the results I wanted
Posted by Donna | May 24, 2022
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Erroneous Charges
My experience with Polson & Polson comes down to seeing is believing. This firm assisted a very close family member from disparagingly life altering accusations. Nothing but professionalism from beginning to a very swift end. Thank you for your dedication to justice.
Posted by LASONIA | May 24, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Best Attorney in Birmingham
Whitney Polson is an excellent attorney, He is knowledgeable, understanding, humble, and authentic. I would give him 100 stars if I could. Mr. Polson got me a bond in 10 min when I didn't have a bond, the case was dismissed never had to go to trial, if you need an attorney .....please hire Whitney as he will fight with you and for you. Kudos to the number one attorney in Birmingham.
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Posted by Charles | June 27, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Very confident of outcome
I hired mr polson to defend me on a criminal case in the onset of the COVID pandemic although we have yet to go in front of a judge the staff at polson and polson have in every way possible kept me informed and reassured that things were going to be ok , the most impressive thing was that at the beginning mr polson said “we are in this together don’t hesitate to call us with concerns”. That has stayed with me . His confidence is contagious, I absolutely recommend Whitney Polson!!
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Posted by anonymous | October 29, 2020
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One of the Best Lawyers
One of the best lawyers in Alabama! I wrote an inquiry on Polson & Polson’s website one evening about a pending case I had and was pleasantly surprised to receive a text message from one of the lawyers from their own personal cell phone that same night responding to my inquiry. After texting him about my case, I made an appointment the next day to come to the office to meet him. I was so pleased that his kind secretaries arranged a meeting the next morning so quickly. Hence, I immediately hired Polson and Polson to handle my case, which was one of the best decisions I ever made. They are so easy to get in touch with. They actually care about your case and is always there to communicate with you by phone, text, and email during the entire process. You can count and depend on them to help you get the best possible outcome. They are not looking to scam you like my previous lawyer did before I hired Polson and Polson. They actually act on your best interests and worked to get my case dismissed as quickly as possible. Thanks to Polson and Polson, my case got dismissed on the very first hearing in less than 5 minutes! I hired them again to handle my expungement and they were fantastic in taking care of that. They are absolutely amazing professionals and worth every penny. I highly recommend Polson and Polson to anyone looking for a great lawyer in Alabama.
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Posted by Aaron Grannan | October 20, 2019
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Client
Whitney and team were great! Whitney represented me in professional manner!
Posted by Andrew | July 24, 2018
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| Hired Attorney
Would hire again, did a solid job
Whitney did a great job for me and got me a good result on my case. Was great to work with, always had good info / answers to questions when I'd drop by to discuss. He knew his stuff and worked out a better than expected deal for me on my court date. Would recommend him.
Posted by David | January 8, 2016
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| Hired Attorney
Attentive, Economical, and Expert Legal Solutions
A decade ago I was arrested for DUI and Public Intoxication on more than one occasion. During that time, an error was made in the records of Alabama's central information system that reports to the FBI and updates criminal backgrounds--another individual's arrest was reported on my "rap sheet". This caused delays in firearm transfers and CCW permit denials. I hired Mr. Polson to help me correct this error--he and his team did a fantastic job of informing me of the specific nature of the issue, and handled it expediently. After finding the core of the issue, Mr. Polson freely explained how to go about following up and ensuring that this matter was resolved. Mr. Polson is honest and will work with you for the most economical legal solution possible--he is attentive, and responds within minutes or even just a couple of hours of contact.
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Posted by anonymous | March 2, 2015
I HIGHLY recommend Whitney Polson if you are arrested for DUI
I highly recommend Whitney Polson and his team if you are arrested for DUI. After my arrest I thought I was going to lose my licenses and my job. I consulted with a few lawyers and two told me I would probably be convicted. I talked to Whitney Polson last and was impressed with his knowledge, professionalism, and straight forward attitude. To make a long story short, Whitney was able to stop the administrative suspension on my licenses (I also have a CDL) and get my DUI dismissed. I cannot say enough good things about Whitney Polson and his team; they are prompt, knowledgeable, and stay with you through the entire process. If you are wondering whether or not the reviews are legit, take it from me; Whitney Polson is the real deal.
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Posted by anonymous | December 4, 2014
He is the best by far
I had my license suspended numerous times, Mr Polson got me out of it in a flash. I highly recommend him for any traffic violation, DUI, or any trouble while driving.
Posted by anonymous | February 7, 2014
The way to go if you want it done right.
The team at Polson and Polson is awesome. They made what was the lowest point of my life hopeful. The team guided me patiently, without any judgment and with lots of reassurance that it would be alright every step of the way. Polson and Polson is the way to go if you every find yourself in a position like mine.
Posted by James | March 4, 2013
Daughters DUI charge in Tuscaloosa
Whitney, we received a letter from the Al SP/DOT, due to your swift actions they will not pursue the suspension of our daughters driver licenses, which is critical, I believe had you not challenged their documentation the suspension would have been automatic and because she lives more than a hour away from her family she would have no way to get to work or school. I want to thank you and your staff for the professional and sympathetic way you handled her case. As anyone who has been through this ordeal knows, when it occurs and you get that call in the middle of the night that a member of your family has been arrested and charged with DUI, you just don't know what to do or where to turn. The law enforcement agency was less than helpful. Luckily my wife found you contact information as I was traveling to Tuscaloosa to begin the process of having her released from custody. When I initially called and spoke with you the information and guidance you provided (free of charge) was crucial to a positive outcome for her. Your actions within hours of her arrest were very important to how we dealt with the process, it also put our minds at ease that this was not the end of the world. It was your knowledge and contacts that provided us with the best possible outcome, due to your diligence she only received a fine and community service which was the best anyone could have hoped for. Also I might comment on your fee which turned out to be half of what people I talked to who have been through this told me it would be. So we achieved the best possible outcome and manageable costs, we could not have asked for any better service from you or your staff. Our many thanks
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Posted by Andrew | January 18, 2013
Thank you Polson and Polson
Whitney helped me tremendously with my DUI case and got the matter resolved much quicker than I imagined! The entire staff was wonderful and always very helpful! I will definitely recommend his office to anyone with similar cases
Posted by anonymous | June 10, 2012
The Best DUI Lawyer in Birmingham
Anytime you need to hire a lawyer for a DUI, it usually is a very stressful and scary situation. The right lawyer needs to not only help the client with the facts of the case but also help them feel more at ease. Scared and not sure what to expect, I came to Whitney for help and I definitely made the right decision. He was prompt in reviewing the facts of my case and quickly laying out a strategy for handling it. His experience gave me the confidence that everything would be OK. During the 8 months it took to handle my case, Whitney and his entire team were very responsive and professional. They kept me at ease and answered any questions throughout the entire process, even when I ended up moving out of state. My case was ultimately dismissed through Whitney's efforts and I was able to quickly put a challenging situation behind me and move forward. I would, without question, recommend Whitney Polson to anyone who is facing a difficult DUI situation like I did.
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Posted by Chuck | June 21, 2011
Great Attorney
Whitney did an excellent job handling a traffic ticket for me. I would highly recommend him.
Posted by anonymous | June 8, 2011
Best DUI Lawyer in Birmingham, hands down!!!
Whitney was above and beyond what i expected, and it being my first time, handled the situation with finess and care. It also helped that whenever we had court we werent there for very long, as he had favor with whatever judge we came in contact with. For being so young, he definitely knows his stuff and is experienced just like a seasoned attorney. His rates arent too shabby either, i was referred to him from another friend and i would recommend hime definitely to anyone that came across the same problem as i had.
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Posted by anonymous | March 24, 2023
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Disappointed
Expected Mr. Whitney to represent me however he didn't and it forced me to eventually switch lawyers, due to poor representation. But everything worked out in the end.
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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.5 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Polson & Polson, Inc.
  • 2009 - Present
  • Associate
  • Polson & Robbins
  • 2004 - 2008

Education

  • Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 2004
  • Auburn University, Auburn
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 2001

Sample of Legal Cases

  • State v. AG-3 Felonies, Dismissal Agreement
  • Dismissal Agreement
  • City v. T-DUI case Dismissal
  • Dismissal Agreement
  • Felony Domestic Violence Strangulation/Suffocation Dismissed
  • Dismissed
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Associations

  • DUI Defense Lawyers Association
  • Founding Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • Member
  • N/A
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • N/A
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Mastering Scientific Evidence-Certificate of Completion
  • National College for DUI Defense
  • 2016
  • CLE Completion-DUI/Traffic Homicide Seminar
  • Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • 2015
  • Completion Certificate Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • 2014
  • Completion Certificate Advanced DUI Seminar
  • Montgomery County Bar Association
  • 2014
  • Rising Star
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2013
  • Completion Certificate Mastering Scientific Evidence in DUI
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • 2012
  • Rising Star DUI Defense
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2012
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Publications

  • Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company
  • Alabama DUI Defense, The Law and Practice
  • 2016

Speaking Engagements

  • Alabama DUI Defense Seminar
  • DUI Defense
  • 2016
  • "Cocktail Law" CLE
  • DUI Defense
  • 2013

Attorney endorsements

Received (16)
Given (17)
Endorse Whitney
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jan 09
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Truly exceptional and professional attorney with an outstanding reputation in the legal field for providing high quality representation and results for his clients! I highly endorse Mr. Whitney"
DUI and DWI Attorney | Sep 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Whitney Polson and his DUI law firm have helped many people that I have sent to their Birmingham DUI Lawyer offices. The Polson & Polson firm reputation for getting top results on Alabama DUI cases is why I sent them cases in Tuscaloosa, Birmingham and numerous other cities. All reports back from these referred Alabama criminal cases have been positive, if not glowing, in their praise. Two thumbs up for Whitney Polson!"
DUI and DWI Attorney | Apr 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I strongly endorse this lawyer."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Dec 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Whitney has always been a great resource when it comes to DUI law and you wont find a more capable DUI attorney in Alabama. I highly recommend him."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jun 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Whitney Polson is an exceptional DUI defense attorney. I have know Whitney's father for over twenty years, and Whitney for over five years. When I hear Whitney speak on the subject of DUI defense, it is clear that he has inherited his father's brilliant mind and ability. His knowledge and skill are remarkable. I would not hesitate to recommend this lawyer to anyone facing a DUI issue in Alabama."
Criminal defense Attorney | Mar 23
Relationship: Friend
"I've known Whitney since we started playing sports together 30 years ago. He is as fierce a competitor today as he was then. I wouldn't hesitate to put my life in his hands."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jan 31
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. As a fellow DUIDLA member, I know that Mr. Polson is dedicated to excellence in DUI defense."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Sep 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Polson is well known in the legal community as an effective advocate for his clients."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jun 23
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Mr. Polson is one of the finest DUI defense attorneys in the State of Alabama. Mr. Polson's knowledge of the nuances of DUI practice is second to none. I highly recommend Mr. Polson to anyone needing representation on a DUI charge."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jun 18
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse Whitney Polson without hesitation. I have sought his sound advice on some interstate driver's license issues involving Alabama residents who were accused of crimes here in Mississippi, and he has always come through with what I needed to know. He is an excellent and highly skilled defender in Alabama. His clients are well served. Lance O. Mixon Flowood, Mississippi"
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jun 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jun 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Attorney Polson is well versed in DUI/DWI defense and consistently achieves exceptional results for this clients."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jun 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He prides himself in being well versed in DUI defense and genuinely cares for his clients."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jun 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. He is a very passionate attorney who knows the law well."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jun 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Whitney is a hard working and extremely bright attorney who concentrates his practice in all areas of criminal defense; as well certain civil matters. Should a friend and/or family ever face an unfortunate situation, he would be my first point of reference."
DUI and DWI Attorney | Jun 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Whitney is one of the best DUI defense attorneys in Alabama. He is the most knowledgeable DUI attorney I have worked with, and is the first person I call when I come across an area of DUI law that I have not previously come across in my practice as a DUI lawyer."
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