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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. He 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.

Attorney Ahmed 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.

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!



We Don't Let Our Clients Down
  • “I felt as though I were his only client.”

    DUI Client

  • “Mr. Ahmed never waivered in his commitment to me.”


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


  • “Great lawyer.”

    Alex U.

  • “God blessed us when my wife decided to call you.”

    Daniel G.

  • “I recommend Nabiel over the rest!”


  • “I highly recommend and trust him implicitly”
  • “I highly recommend Mr. Nabiel Ahmed.”

    Aaron B.

  • “I knew I was in the best of hands.”


  • “Attentive and honest.”


  • “Another happy client of Nabiel Ahmed.”


  • “Very talented attorney with excellent communication skills!”

    R. S.

  • “I got the best deal I have ever heard of.”


  • “Mr. Nabiel Ahmed is a very good lawyer.”


  • “From a Grateful Parent”

    Grateful Parent


Mr. Ahmed 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.

To accomplish this, he relies on his legal knowledge, oratory and courtroom talents and his in-depth understanding of the tactics local law enforcement use on the accused. He knows the tricks of the trade and knows how to counter them step by step. When you need a champion in your corner, not just a lawyer, then Attorney Ahmed is the perfect choice.

He is a lifelong Bay Area resident who earned his B.S. from U.C. Davis and received his law degree from U.C. Hastings. Before going into private practice, he worked as a deputy public defender for people accused of felony and misdemeanor crimes throughout Northern California. He also worked as an appellate advocate for the California Supreme Court.

Now Attorney Ahmed is ready to help you!

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