Moe Ahmad is an experienced lawyer who is passionate about protecting his clients interests.
Attorney Mohammad (Moe) Ahmad received a bachelor's degree from Western Illinois University. With justice and advocacy in mind, he attended Western Michigan University Cooley Law School where he earned a juris doctorate degree with a concentration in litigation.
Moe is a former prosecutor of the Cook County State's Attorney's Office. With a decade of experience as an attorney, Moe has extensive experience in both criminal and personal injury law. During his years with the prosecutor's office, he tried thousands of criminal, traffic and DUI cases. Now in private practice, Moe continues to maintain a reputation for being well-skilled, fair and honest.
Moe’s primary practice areas consists of criminal law, DUI, traffic cases and personal injury. His philosophy regarding the practice of law is not only to be his clients’ lawyer, but also a counselor at law.He uses his sharp legal skills and knowledge of the law to deploy a competent, aggressive and effective legal strategy to protect his clients’ interests. He is well-skilled at negotiating and is ready to litigate when necessary to protect his client.
Moe is well accomplished in the legal field. He received the prestigious award as "Prosecutor of the Year" in 2011. Moe was nominated and received the distinction of "Top 100 Trial Lawyer" and “Top 40 under 40” by The National Trial Lawyers Association. In 2015, Moe was nominated and received the distinction as the top "10 Best Lawyers in Illinois" from the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys. He was also recognized as "Top 40 under 40" by The American Society of Legal Advocates. In 2016, Moe was honored by the NWSBA with the distinct honor of the "President's Award" for his work and leadership in the legal community.
Moe is a well-respected leader in the legal community. He is a current member of the Board of Governors and was elected to sit on the Executive Committee as the Treasurer of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association (NWSBA), which consists of approximately 600 lawyers. He is also a chairperson of both the criminal and traffic substantive law committee, the bench-bar relations committee, the finance committee and the NWSBA Center for the Northwest Suburban Bar Association.
Additionally, Moe is the Vice President of the Suburban Bar Coalition. The Suburban Bar Coalition is an organization comprised of multiple legal bar associations tasked with reviewing and investigating sitting judges running for retention. He is also a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Arab-American Bar Association. Moe is licensed to practice law by the Illinois Supreme Court for the State of Illinois.
Moe devotes his spare time to pro bono work such as high school mock trial competitions, guest speaking at law schools for various student bar associations pertaining to the practice of law, trial skills and what to expect in a courtroom and as a practitioner. Moe taught a course for the Illinois Department of Transportation to state-wide prosecutors regarding "Defense Attorney's Hot Topics." Moe was a guest speaker on a panel presented by IICLE regarding the topic, "Beyond the Courtroom" with a well-respected jurist and other prominent lawyers.
Criminal/Traffic and DUI Law
As a former prosecutor, Moe has insight as to how prosecutors and judges think. He is extremely knowledgeable about how the legal system works. If you, or someone you know, is accused of a crime, do not hesitate to plan your defense and protect your constitutional rights. Contact Ahmad Law Firm right away for a free case review.
|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||2008||07/06/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|10 best attorneys for the state of Illinois||American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||2015|
|Top client satisfaction||Who's Who Legal||2015|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2014|
|Prosecutor of the year||AAIM||2011|
|Attorney||Ahmad Law Firm||2014 - Present|
|Attorney||Felony Review, Cook County||2014 - 2014|
|Attorney||Cook County Circuit Court Third District||2010 - 2013|
|Prosecuting Attorney||Cook County State's Attorney's Office, Chicago, Il||2009 - 2010|
|Prosecuting Attorney||Cook County State Attorney's Office||2009 - 2014|
|Legal Extern||Michigan Attorney General Office||2008 - 2008|
|legal Extern||Lansing Office Of City Attorney||2008 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Northwest Suburban Bar Association||Treasurer||2018 - Present|
|Northwest Suburban Bar Association||Executive Committee||2017 - Present|
|Suburban Bar Coalition||Vice President||2016 - Present|
|Northwest Suburban Bar Association||Chairman||2015 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|National Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|Northwest Suburban Bar Association||Attorney Member||2010 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section||Criminal law member||2010 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association, Traffic Laws and Courts Section||Traffic law member||2010 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association, International and Immigration Law Section||immigration law member||2010 - Present|
|Chicago Bar Association||Attorney Member||2008 - Present|
|Illinois State Bar Association||Attorney Member||2008 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||2007 - 2009|
|Daily Herald||Home invasion||2013|
|Daily Herald||Residential Burglary||2013|
|Daily Herald||Aggravated DUI||2013|
|Chicago Tribune||Predatory criminal sexual assault||2013|
|Western Michigan University , Cooley Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|Western Illinois University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2004|
|Mock Trial Competition||High School Mock Trial||2015|
|Mock Trial Competition||High School Mock Trial||2014|
|Mock Trial Competition||High School Mock Trial||2013|
|DUI: Beyond the courtroom||DUI||2013|
|Mock Trial Competition||High School Mock Trial||2012|
|Legal Careers for law students||Legal Panel||2012|
|Hot Topics||DUI Law||2012|
|P. v. K.H||won|
|P v. A.V||won|
|P v. P.H||won|
|People v. M.C||won|
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