Criminal Law

Criminal charges can completely transform your life, leaving you with hefty fines, potential jail time, and a marred record. However, if you work with the right criminal defense attorney, it may be possible to avoid these and other repercussions.

Passionate about defending the rights of his clients, Matthew T. Jackson provides an effective combination of caring legal counsel and aggressive courtroom representation. He is the ideal criminal defense attorney to have at your side as you navigate Alabama’s complex criminal justice system.


Those accused of committing misdemeanor crimes often fail to understand just how serious these charges can be. Although misdemeanors may seem of little consequence, sentencing for misdemeanors can lead to jail time  significant fines, loss of drivers license, mandated participation in educational programs, long hours of community service. Misdemeanors can further damage your future as they may show up on background checks for government services and employment.

Matthew T. Jackson handles a wide array of misdemeanor cases, including shoplifting, vandalism, drug possession, trespassing, and disorderly conduct, among others. He also works extensively in DUI law. With his assistance, it is possible for alleged DUI offenders to avoid license revocation and a variety of other criminal repercussions.


From robbery to rape and everything in between, felony charges can prove devastating. In addition to thousands of dollars in fines, these charges may be accompanied by significant jail sentences, followed by lengthy probationary periods. Your legal strategy will depend greatly on the nature of the charges you face, as well as your prior criminal history. In some cases, the best approach involves striving for reduced charges. If this is your preferred strategy, Matthew T. Jackson can assist with the plea bargaining process and potentially have your felony reduced to a misdemeanor. If you believe you have been wrongfully accused, Matthew T. Jackson’s thorough investigative efforts and zealous courtroom approach may lead to dropped charges or a not guilty verdict.

Law Office of Matthew T. Jackson: Aggressive Criminal Defense in Birmingham, Alabama

Well aware of the harsh nature of the Alabama criminal justice system and the many repercussions that can accompany criminal charges, Matthew T. Jackson works hard to ensure that his clients receive the high-quality legal support they deserve. His efforts have resulted in numerous sentence reductions and case dismissals.

Whether you have been accused of committing a petty misdemeanor or a serious felony, it is imperative that you get in touch with Matthew T. Jackson as soon as possible. The sooner he is on hand to provide aggressive representation, the better your chances are of avoiding harsh criminal penalties.

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