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Bay Area Criminal Defense Attorneys

Successfully Defending Bay Area Clients for More than 15 years

If you have been arrested for a misdemeanor or felony, you should call the go-to firm for people in trouble. A prosecutor backed by the government's resources is already working on a case to convict you. The sooner you have our lawyer on your side, the better. Start working on your defense today!

At the Law Office of Nabiel C. Ahmed, our Bay Area criminal defense lawyers investigate and research every case to create a defense argument designed to protect our clients’ freedoms. We understand that the outcome of your case could have long-lasting implications on your life, career, reputation, and relationships. We want to help. Our firm has resolved thousands of cases, led dozens of jury trials, and helped hundreds of people win acquittal, dismissal, or reduced charges. If there's a way out of this situation, we'll find it.


Contact our Bay Area criminal defense attorneys at (510) 907-6600 today for an initial consultation.


Going the Distance in Your Bay Area Criminal Case

We have a real passion for criminal defense, as we firmly believe in fighting for our clients' legal rights. One error should not have to wreak havoc on the rest of your life. All it takes is a misunderstanding, and you could land a charge as serious as domestic violence. If you were not aware of your rights and how to use them, you could be accused of evading police.

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Whether a lapse in judgment on your part led to a theft crime charge, or an error on someone else's part has led to a restraining order being filed against you, our Bay Area criminal defense lawyer is ready to stand up for your rights. We believe that all criminal cases are important. Whether you were issued a traffic ticket or you were arrested for a drug crime or violent crime offense, we can help.

Our past clients have successfully protected themselves from charges that included:

Whatever accusations you face, we are prepared to assert your legal rights. Were you read your full Miranda Rights? Did officers search your car or home illegally? Is someone else harassing you to the point of needing a restraining order? If your rights were violated by law enforcement or other persons, our firm is ready to provide the tough advocacy that you deserve.

Assistance that Goes Beyond the Courtroom in the Bay Area, CA

If your case does not end successfully the first time around, our team is equipped to take your case to the appeals court. Our Bay Area criminal defense lawyers also work on criminal expungement, which involves sealing offenses from an individual's record in order to improve their reputation and avoid issues when applying for jobs or submitting to criminal background checks. We want to secure a positive future for you even after your case is over. We proudly help clients in Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, Concord, and the surrounding areas!

We can customize our services so they work strongest for your case. We want to provide superb assistance in every case. We have Spanish-speaking staff available!


If you are looking for defense that has gotten results for thousands of defendants, don't hesitate to call our Bay Area criminal defense attorneys at (510) 907-6600 today.


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Client Testimonials

We Don't Let Our Clients Down
  • “Huge Help to Me and My Family”
    “Nabiel was able to negotiate a great plea and avoid serious charges. This was especially important since we were looking at significant charges despite this being a first offense.”
    - Alex G.
  • “I recommend Nabiel over the rest!”
    “Mr Ahmed is a very knowledgeable attorney. He went above and beyond to help me with my case. He also gave me sound advice and went over my options.”
    - Marshall
  • “Understands and Has Great Communication”
    “He worked hard and diligently while going the extra mile. He was patient and caring during my ordeal and even followed up and checked on me afterwards.”
    - Adarice
  • “Better Than Expected Result”
    “Mr. Ahmed did his thing to make sure I did not spend one day in jail! His ability to explain everything along the way really helped through this stressful episode.”
    - Francisco C.

Our Awards

  • 10 Best
  • Top 3 Criminal Defense Oakland
  • Top DUI in CA
  • Super Lawyer 2020
  • Top 10 Criminal Defense
  • Super Lawyers Nabiel
  • Yelp
  • Top 1 National Attorney

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