Sheffield Lawyers named Top 50 in the state of Alabama and Rising Star

Birmingham, AL: November 2017, Christopher H. Daniel was voted as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers while John A. Lentine was named one of the Top 50 lawyers in the state of Alabama. This is the fifth consecutive year both have been on the Super Lawyer’s list of the Top … Read more

Capital Murder Charges Dismissed Against John Lentine’s Client

Capital murder charges against one of the men charged in a two-year-old’s shooting death were dismissed Friday morning.

Joshua Isaiah Carpenter, 22, was charged with capital murder and two counts of attempted murder in the August shooting that left toddler Ron’Narius “Duke” Austin dead and two others injured. Jefferson County Circuit … Read more

Three Sheffield and Lentine Lawyers Named to BHM BIZ “Top Flight” Lawyers List

We would like to congratulate attorneys R. Wendell Sheffield, John Lentine, and Christopher Daniel on being named to the BHM BIZ “Top Flight Lawyers” list of 2017. This list included the best lawyers in Birmingham and the surrounding area.

BHM BIZ is the Metro-Birmingham Business Magazine and provides business advice, leadership, … Read more

John Lentine Honored as White Collar Criminal Defense Lawyer of the Year

We would like to congratulate John Lentine on being honored as one of the Best Lawyers in America in the areas of General Practice Criminal Defense and Criminal Defense White Collar.

Mr. Lentine was also honored as the 2018 Birmingham Criminal Defense: White Collar “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers … Read more

Wendell Sheffield and John Lentine Honored by ACDLA

Wendell Sheffield and John Lentine were recently honored for their contributions to the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association.

Mr. Sheffield received a Merit Award for his role on the Executive Board and his contributions to planning the organization’s CLE events.

Mr. Lentine received a Merit Award and a President’s Award for his … Read more

Wendell Sheffield’s Client Found Not Guilty of Murder

Attorneys Wendell Sheffield and Christopher Daniel recently received a Not Guilty verdict for a client charged with murder. The client was charged with murder after shooting a man who was repeatedly charging and attacking him at night on a dark street.

After a week long trial and testimony by the Defendant … Read more

Sheffield and Lentine Named One of 2018’s Best Law Firms




On July 27th, 2017 U.S. News and World Report informed our firm that: “We are pleased to announce your firm has received a ranking in the 2018 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms.””

Sheffield and Lentine, P.C. is rated a Metropolitan Tier 1 Firm in Birmingham, AL for … Read more

Wendell Sheffield Earns a Misdemeanor Resolution 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