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Christine Hernandez - Mobile, AL

1856 Airport Blvd. Mobile, AL 36606

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Updated: 02/23/2022

Mobile Criminal Law Lawyer


Christine graduated from Troy State University in 1990 with a Bachelor’s degree in Education and Sports Medicine. She moved to Mobile, as a graduate student and obtained her Master’s Degree in Education and Educational Leadership while working as an Athletic Trainer and teaching in the Education Department at the University of South Alabama and in the public school system in South Alabama...

About Christine Hernandez

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Law
  • Appellate Issues in both Federal and State Court for Civil and Criminal Matters
  • Criminal Law (Federal and State cases): No case to big or too small- Capital Murder Death cases, Murder/ Manslaughter, Rape, Robbery, Kidnapping, Conspiracy, Trafficking and manufacturing drugs, Possession, Theft, DUI, Harassment and Assault cases, traffic tickets and ordinance violations. Mental health issues and substance abuse issues
  • CARES Act Fraud
  • Personal injury and automobile accident cases
  • Civil Rights and Discrimination Cases
  • Educational Employment issues for teachers/administrators involving civil and/or criminal matters
  • Educational Law involving students with special needs, IEP’s, and Special Services
  • Educational Law involving student injuries
  • Family Law—Legal Separation/Divorce/Custody/Adoption/Grandparent visitation/Guardianship/PFA’s, Restraining Orders and Qualified Domestic Relations Orders involving retirement accounts
  • Juvenile Rights—Criminal and Civil issues including but not limited to truancy, child abuse, emancipation, criminal matters, competency, and custod
  • Probate Matters- Estate Planning (Wills/Trusts/Power of Attorney). Guardianship and Conservatorship. Civil Commitments and mental health issues. Adoption.


  • 65%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Owner


  • English

Representative Clients

  • Searcy v. Strange, 135 S.Ct. 940, 2015 U.S. Supreme Court
  • Youthful Offender, acquitted of Murder CC2016-202
  • Carlos Catlin, murder dismissed after indictment Mobile County Alabama
  • Che Marks v. State of Alabama, appeal from CC2009-4194 Mobile County reversed and remanded for new trial
  • Heather Leavell Keaton v. State of Alabama, appeal from Mobile Circuit Court Capital Death Penalty case set for Oral Arguments on September 1, 2020 at the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals


Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit, 2013
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2018
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama, 2020

Specialties and Certifications

  • Mediation

Other Affiliations

  • AL Criminal Defense Lawyers Lawyer Association, 2018 - Present (Member)
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2014 - Present (Member)
  • Mobile & Baldwin County Bar Assoc. , 2007 - Present (Member)
  • Registered Mediator with State of Alabama (Civil Litigation Mediation, Domestic/Family Law Mediation, Educational law Mediation)
  • Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 2017 - 2019 (Board Member)
  • Public Legal Service Volunteer , 2015 - Present


  • Faulkner University, Jones School of Law, Montgomery, Alabama, 2007
  • Troy University, 1990
    Major: Education and Athletic Training
  • University of South Alabama, Alabama
    Honors: Graduate Assistantship and Assistant Athletic Trainer, 1991
    Major: Education and Exercise Physiology, 1991
  • University of Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, 1992
    Education Certification

Pro Bono Activities

  • Public Legal Services Volunteer, 2014 - Present

Classes and Seminars

  • University of Mobile, Lecturer
  • Parochial School, Teacher
  • Mobile County Public School System, Teacher
  • HPERD Speaker
  • Constitutional Law Seminar, Jones School of Law-Shirley Howell, 2017 - Present
  • Guest speaker for LGBTQ organizations locally and nationally


Other Sources of Feedback About Christine Hernandez

Included on the 2023 Mid-South list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Mid-South Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Christine Hernandez on Super Lawyers


  • Mobile County Middle School Teacher of the Year, 2000
  • First National Board Certified Teacher
  • Attorney of the Year Domestic Relations/Family Law in Alabama, 2015
  • Lawyers with Distinction, 2015 to present
  • American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys: 10 Best Female Lawyers, 2016-2017, 2016 - 2017
  • World Wide Registry: Honored Member, 2015-2016, 2015 - 2016

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Office Information


1856 Airport Blvd. Mobile, AL 36606


  • 251-650-3843

Accepts Credit Cards


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