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Highly Experienced & Nationally Recognized

If you’ve been accused of a crime, there is one person you want on your side: Nabiel C. Ahmed. Our Oakland criminal defense lawyer has personally secured hundreds of acquittals and dismissals for people whose rights were under threat. He has spent his entire career protecting the rights of the accused in Oakland, Bakersfield, Berkeley, Richmond, Concord, and the surrounding area.

While defending his clients, Mr. Ahmed gained notoriety for staunchly defending their constitutional and statutory rights all the way through jury trial if necessary. Mr. Ahmed’s clients and cases have received attention locally, nationally, and world-wide. No case has proven to be too big or too small for Mr. Ahmed to handle.

He understands that very often, a solid, proactive strategy is the difference between prison and freedom. He operates with the mission of securing the best possible outcome for you. Whether this means getting your case dropped, avoiding prison time, or keeping your job, as your Oakland criminal defense lawyer, he will take every reasonable step to make your desired results possible. He provides defense to those accused in the Bay Area and East Bay Area.

Contact our Oakland criminal defense attorneys at (510) 907-6600!

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  • Roundtable with Nabiel Ahmed & Matt Fregi

    Louis Goodman, Nabiel Ahmed, and Matt Fregi engage in a wide ranging discussion of contemporary topic in the local legal system. If you prefer to watch on YouTube, click here.

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  • Listen to Nabiel Ahmed on "Love Thy Lawyer"

    In this podcast, Louis J Goodman, a lawyer himself, interviews a rising star in the Alameda County criminal justice system, Nabiel Ahmed. Learn about Nabiel's upbringing, time in law school, his practice, and his views on the world!

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  • Our Firm Is Representing a Soccer Coach Accused of Exchanging Chats of a Sexual Nature with an Older Male Officer Posing as a 14-Year-Old Girl

    As a defense firm, we believe everyone has a right to high-caliber defense representation. Our firm is currently representing a Moraga soccer coach who has been accused of exchanging chats of a sexual nature with an older male officer posing as a 14-year-old girl. Our case intends to prove that our client was aware of the ruse and played along in order to determine who was deceiving him and why. Trial began in November 2020. Difficult and controversial cases like this one don’t intimidate us, so if you’re facing serious charges, speak with Law Office of Nabiel C. Ahmed as soon as possible.

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We Don't Let Our Clients Down
  • “Mr. Ahmed never waivered in his commitment to me.”


  • “I highly recommend him.”

    Nancy F.

  • “Nabiel Ahmed is definitely your man.”

    Suzanne B.

  • “He has a very calming demeanor that relaxes you immediately.”

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  • “He had every last charge dropped with no jail time.”

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  • “Does whatever it takes to win a case.”

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  • “Quick & Easy”

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  • “Very happy with the results.”

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  • “He really saved the day.”

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  • “Another happy client of Nabiel Ahmed.”


  • “I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Nabiel Ahmed.”


  • “He got my case dismissed!”


  • “I was very pleased with the outcome of my case.”


  • “A real go-getter!”


  • “Provided a spectacular service.”

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Mr. Ahmed, an Oakland criminal defense lawyer, has devoted his life to defending the accused. It’s a job he takes seriously and pours his energy into daily. He strives to keep clients out of prison and give them the freedom that comes from factual innocence. He’s passionate not only about protecting people’s rights in court, but from protecting them from unlawful seizure of their property.

Recently, Mr. Ahmed’s representation helped dismiss charges against a defendant facing capital punishment for the crimes he allegedly committed. In addition to practicing criminal law, Mr. Ahmed has continued to expand his practice into areas of law affecting the lives of his clients in other contexts. For example, Mr. Ahmed’s client’s can now seek his advice and representation on matters such as restraining orders, dissolutions, breach of contract, fraud, and First Amendment issues.

Recognizing that every case is different, and every client presents their own unique challenges, Mr. Ahmed continues to pursue his passion of learning about people and the law. Many of Mr. Ahmed’s clients choose his services when their case requires litigation and the opposing side has already retained legal representation of the highest caliber. After litigating cases against attorneys of all skill levels, Mr. Ahmed submits that you can count him amongst the best.

At the Law Office of Nabiel Ahmed, you are guaranteed to receive sound, sometimes life-changing advice from an Oakland criminal defense attorney with over 15 years of experience litigating the most important cases.

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