Wendell Sheffield Earns Client a Misdemeanor Offer After Rape Trial

Attorney Wendell Sheffield represented a client charged with first-degree rape. After three days of trial and before the State rested their case the prosecution offered Mr. Sheffield’s client a misdemeanor resolution to the case. The client received unsupervised probation and no jail time.

Dean Strang of “Making a Murder” Interviewed by John Lentine in Birmingham

Murder Client Facing Life Sentence Spared By John Lentine

A client represented by John Lentine and Christopher Daniel pleaded guilty to felony murder in the 2014 killing of a Domino’s deliveryman was sentenced today to 20 years in prison.

The client was charged in the December 21, 2014 death of Najeh Masaeid during a robbery. The incident happened at The … Read more

Wendell Sheffield Quoted in Weld Magazine About Death Penalty

Recently Weld Magazine published an article about the use of the death penalty by prosecutors in Jefferson County, Alabama and the immense level of work it takes to defend people charged with capital murder. Mr. Sheffield was interviewed about his experience as a criminal defense attorney in Jefferson County when … Read more

John Lentine and Christopher Daniel Honored as Super Lawyers

John Lentine has again been selected as one of the Top 50 Lawyers in the State of Alabama by Super Lawyers. Mr. Lentine was the only criminal defense lawyer in the entire State of Alabama to receive this honor.

Christopher Daniel was selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers for … Read more

Criminal Defense Attorneys Wendell Sheffield and John Lentine Save Client from Death Sentence

An Etowah County man received a life sentence for the murder of a man in Albertville that happened nearly three years ago.

The firm’s client pleaded guilty to murder before a Marshall County judge Monday afternoon.

The client was charged with capital murder and facing the potential of the death penalty.

For more … Read more

Defense Attorneys Wendell Sheffield and John Lentine Save Another Client From Death Penalty

Today attorneys John Lentine and Wendell Sheffield spared another client from a potential death sentence. The firm’s client was facing three separate counts of capital murder where the State could potentially seek the death penalty. After nearly two years of representation involving expert testimony from three different states the client … Read more

John Lentine Honored by Best Lawyers in America for 10th Consecutive Year

John Lentine was selected by his peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America in the practice areas of: Criminal Defense: General Practice and Criminal Defense: White-Collar. This is Mr. Lentine’s 10th consecutive selection by Best Lawyers in America. The firm congratulates him on his … Read more

John Lentine Earns Dismissal Of Sex Charges for Client

Charges against a former St. Clair County teacher that she violated Alabama sex offender notification laws have been dismissed by prosecutors.

The charges against the firm’s client were dismissed by the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office at a Wednesday morning hearing before Jefferson County District Court Judge Katrina Ross.

The client was … Read more

John Lentine and Christopher Daniel Honored as Birmingham’s Best Lawyers in 2016

Sheffield and Lentine, P.C. would like to congratulate John A. Lentine and Christopher Daniel for being honored as Top Lawyers by BHM BIZ Magazine in their 2016 Best of Birmingham issue. This awarded considers peer nominations, client reviews, experience, and various other metrics. Congratulations to both our attorneys.