About Knight & Knight LLC Attorneys At Law

Get to know a bit more about the attorneys here at family-owned and locally-operated Knight & Knight, LLC Attorneys at Law. We're dedicated to providing you with friendly legal assistance and we pride ourselves on our local reputation. Since founding the practice in 1962, we have been focused on providing smart, knowledgeable guidance to individuals and corporations. Our first order of business is You can rest easy knowing that we'll always treat you with the honest and personalized service that you deserve and we want you to always be comfortable when working with us. We're also very invested in our local community and we strive to provide support to our friends and neighbors throughout Cullman County.

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Jason P. Knight

A Martindale-Hubbell AV-Rated Attorney

  • University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Administration, May 1984
  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, Birmingham, AL; Juris Doctor, May 1987

Practice Areas:
  • Civil litigation (personal injury)
  • Criminal defense (felony and misdemeanors in the District and Circuit Court)
  • Domestic relations (divorce)

Bar Admissions:
  • State of Alabama 1987

Legal Experience
  • Knight & Knight, LLC, Cullman, AL; Partner, 2010 - Present
  • Knight & Griffith, Cullman, AL; Partner, 1987 - 2010
Professional Experience
  • Municipal Judge, Cullman AL 2010- Present
  • Member Cullman County Bar Association 1987- Present
  • Alabama Association for Justice 1990- 2010
  • Executive Committee 1990-2010
    Sustaining Member
  • Alabama State Bar Commissioner for the 32nd Judicial District 2007-2016
    Executive Council of Alabama State Bar 2012-2013
    Alternate Judge of Court of Judiciary 2009
  • President of Cullman County Bar Association 2006-2007
  • American Association for Justice 1990-2010
  • Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Member
  • National Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Member 

  • All Courts of Alabama
  • United States Federal Court Northern Division


James R. Knight  (Retired)

A Martindale-Hubbell AV-Rated Attorney

  • Cullman High School 1955
  • University of Alabama School of Commerce and Business Administration -B.S. 1959
  • University of Alabama School of Law - LLB 1962

Practice Areas:
  • Personal injury
  • Wrongful death
  • Wills and estates
  • Real estate
  • Business organizations
  • General practice

Bar Admissions:
  • United States Supreme Court
  • State of Alabama Bar Association
  • Cullman County Bar Association
  • United States 5th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • United States District Court - Northern District – Alabama
  • United States District Court - Middle District - Alabama Courts
  • President of Alabama Trial Lawyers Association 1996
  • President of Alabama Chapter of American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) 1988
  • Founding Director - Alabama Civil Justice Foundation

Honors And Awards:
  • John F. Kennedy Profiles in Courage Award from the Alabama Democratic Conference 1985

Speeches And Publications:
  • The Alabama Lawyer - May 2010 - "The VIP and the Scoundrel Relatives"

Notable Cases:
  • Barnett v. Millis, 286 Ala. 681, 246 So.2d 78 (Ala. 1971)
  • Chambers v. Beasley, 680 So.2d 1032 (Ala. 1996)
  • Steele v. Steele, 623 So.2d 1140 (Ala. 1993)
  • Sur-Grain Feed Division William Davies Co., Inc. v. Huntsville Production Credit Association, 372 So.2d 1317 (Ala.Civ-App.1979)
  • Williamson v. Chappell, 408 So.2d 137 (Ala. Civ. App. 1981)
  • Stewart v. Bailey, 556 F.2d 281 (1977)  

Additional Information:
  • President of Law School at the University of Alabama 1962
  • Chairman of the Alabama Democratic Party 1981 - 1985
  • Member of the Democratic National Committee 1981 - 1985
  • Vice President Association of the State Chairs DNC - 1985
  • Chairman - Alabama Delegation to the 1984 Democratic National Convention in San Francisco
  • Member of the Alabama State Democratic Executive Committee 1970 - 1990
  • Founding Director of the First State Bank (Regions) - Cullman, Alabama - 1973 - 2002
  • Captain - Company Commander - Infantry Company, Alabama National Guard - 10 years

Katie Blaylock Lee

  • Cullman High School 2006
  • Auburn University 2010 Bachelors in Public Administration
  • Juris doctor from Birmingham School of Law Class of 2015

Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (Felony and Misdemeanors in District and Circuit Court)
  • Domestic, General Practice 
  • Member of Cullman County and Alabama State Bar Association
Bar Admissions:
  • State of Alabama 2016

Tessa Cole 

Practice Areas:
  • Paralegal to Jason P. Knight
  • Over 10 years of paralegal experience 
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