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The Victories That Set Him Apart

Nabiel C. Ahmed is different from other attorneys—and it shows. His clients are happy and his record speaks for itself. When they have everything on the line—their liberties and their futures—numerous defendants have relied on Nabiel C. Ahmed. If you see what past clients have to say about Mr. Ahmed, as well as some of his proven case results, you can find out for yourself why so many Bay Area clients choose our firm to represent them during criminal trials.

When you choose Nabiel C. Ahmed as your Oakland criminal defense attorney, you immediately see the difference. Behind his leadership, our firm develops our cases around our clients and builds a winning strategy to help our clients shake off accusations without fear. As a result, we can achieve extraordinary results quickly.

Attorney Ahmed and his team have:

  • Overturned convictions based on appeals
  • Avoided imminent deportation for clients
  • Eliminated lifetime registration requirements for specified offenses

Strong Ties to the Local Community

Nabiel C. Ahmed has been a part of the Bay Area and nearby communities for his entire career. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in biology from the University of California at Davis and earned his juris doctor from the University of California at Hastings College of the Law. Before venturing into private practice, Mr. Ahmed represented thousands of clients in felony and misdemeanor cases as a deputy public defender, and as an appellate advocate, he worked at California's highest court.

While some criminal defense attorneys talk about their courtroom experience as former prosecutors, Nabiel C. Ahmed has only advocated for defendants. Since graduating from law school, he has focused his entire law career on representing clients in the East Bay area who have been accused of criminal offenses. He is and always has been 100% focused on criminal defense.

Since founding the Law Office of Nabiel C. Ahmed, Mr. Ahmed has been trusted by thousands of clients to protect their freedoms and fight for their rights. His dedication to his clients has made him a passionate legal advocate for almost a decade, achieving extraordinary results for thousands of people in that time.

Nabiel C. Ahmed was born and raised in the Bay Area, and he has devoted his entire legal career to representing individuals who are facing criminal charges in his home communities. His strong local ties have made him a trusted legal figure throughout Oakland and the Bay Area.

He is known by judges, prosecutors, and district attorneys throughout Northern California and has gained a reputation for being an accomplished and formidable litigator. His familiarity with the justice system in the Bay Area, as well as his time-tested skill, have been instrumental in defending the rights and freedoms of his clients.

No matter the case, no matter the complexity of the charges, Attorney Nabiel C. Ahmed is up to the task. Contact him today to review your case and learn your legal options. We proudly help clients in Oakland, Berkeley, Richmond, Concord, and the surrounding areas!

"I have a real passion for criminal defense. I understand how important it is to have someone who can stand up for your rights and go the distance for you." - Attorney Ahmed

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of practice devoted to litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2006


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California
  • J.D. - 2006
  • UC Davis, Davis, California
  • B.S. - 2003
  • Major: Biology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Alameda County Bar Association, 2008 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Kern County Public Defender's Office, Deputy Public Defender, 2007 - 2008
  • Contra Costa County Public Defender's Office, Graduate Law Clerk, 2007

Areas of Practice

Client Testimonials

We Don't Let Our Clients Down
  • “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.
  • “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
  • “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.

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
Our Firm Is Your 2nd Chance
  • You can speak with an attorney immediately. Call our firm and take the first step with a consultation.
  • Nothing scares us. Nothing stops us. We're able to provide the flip side of the coin that no one else hears.
  • We've seen all the outcomes and know the loopholes to get you the best result and the 2nd chance you deserve.
  • We have over a decade of experience and a track record of success after success.
  • We take the time to dig into your case and catch the little things others may not catch.

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