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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.

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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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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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