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Richard Douglas Jensen

About me

Richard Douglas Jensen is licensed to practice in the Supreme Court of the United States, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, all state and federal courts in Alabama. Required by Alabama Law: No representation is made that the quality of legal services is greater than other lawyers.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    20 years, 10 thousand cases



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

15 total 

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  • Sherri Monya Peace-Gordon

    Richard Jensen is an extremely skilled trial attorney! Richard has written multiple criminal law publications that I religiously refer to as I prepare for my own cases. Richard is highly respected by his peers, and I endorse him whole-heartedly.


    Sherri Peace-Gordon Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Erin Sabina Atkins

    Mr. Jensen is a zealous advocate for his clients. His vast knowledge of the law and his proven history of success have made him a leader in his field. He is dedicated, passionate, and trustworthy. It is without reservation, I endorse this lawyer.


    Erin Atkins Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

1403 Weatherly Plaza, Suite 106
Huntsville, AL, 35803


ALAuthorized to practice law199507/19/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Alabama Civil Rights MuseumInductee Wall of Tolerance2005
Certificate of Recognition for Economic PromotionState of Alabama1992
A Team Award for Outstanding Leadership, Vision and ServiceAlabama Gov. Guy Hunt1989
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Criminal Defense AttorneyRichard Jensen Criminal Defense Attorney1995 - 2015
Association namePosition nameDuration
Baldwin County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationMember1996 - Present
Baldwin County Criminal Defense Lawyers AssociationPresident2009 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Woodard v. State of Alabama 846 So.2d 1102 (Ala.Crim.App. 2002)Conviction reversed and remanded for trial.
Ex Parte Woodard, 883 So.2d.256 (Ala.Crim.App., 2003)Trial court was ordered to strike admission from evidence prior to trial.
Knight v. State, 907 So.2d 470 (Ala.Crim.App. 2004)Case remanded for life sentence.
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Publication nameTitleDate
BookAlabama Criminal Defense Trial Boot Camp2015
BookWinning Criminal Trials - The Secret Is Rattlesnakes, Cottonmouths and Poker!2013
BookWinning Jury Trial Using Acting Techniques 2nd Edition`2012
BookCriminal Defense Lawyer2011
BookWinning Jury Trial Using Acting Techniques (Just like Perry Mason and Matlock!)2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Birmingham School of Law (Birmingham, AL)LawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Judicata Seminars 6 hr CLE -Fort Payne, ALAlabama Criminal Defense Trial Boot Camp 20142014
Winning Jury Trials In the Virgin Isles CLEWinning Jury Trials Using Acting Techniques2012
Judicata Seminars CLE - Denver, CO.Theatrical Technique In the Courtroom2008
Judicata Seminars - CLE, Daphne, AL.Theatrical Technique In the Courtroom2008
Baldwin County Criminal Defense Assn CLEDouble Jeopardy and Woodard v. State2002
Judicata Seminar CLE - Jones School of LawTheatrical Technique In The Courtroom1986
Judicata Seminars CLE - Decatur, AL.Theatrical Technique In the Courtoom1985