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Nafiz M. Ahmed

Nafiz M. Ahmed

Criminal & DUI Defense focusing in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties.
  • Criminal Law, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence ...
  • California
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Biography

Nafiz M. Ahmed is an award-winning criminal defense attorney. He is an owner and managing partner at Ahmed & Sukaram, Attorneys at Law, a leading criminal law firm with offices in Redwood City and San Jose, CA.

Nafiz attended college at UC Davis, where he served as a justice on the UC Davis Supreme Court. He wrote the court’s majority opinions for two years and knew he wanted to practice law.

He earned his Bachelor’s degree in three years, graduating early to attend law school.

Nafiz enrolled at Santa Clara University School of Law. He participated in Honors Moot Court competitions and realized his love of constitutional and criminal law.

As soon as Nafiz was admitted to practice law, he founded Ahmed & Sukaram, Attorneys at Law with one goal in mind: protecting the rights of the accused.

Their Redwood City criminal defense attorneys handle all types of criminal cases, including those involving domestic violence, DUI, sex crimes, drug crimes, assault, and more.

Due to his dedication, experience, and skills, Nafiz has been recognized time and again for his exceptional legal representation. He was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers from 2012 to 2021.

He was also distinguished by the State Bar of California’s Board of Legal Specialization as a Criminal Law Specialist.

The San Jose criminal defense attorneys at Ahmed & Sukaram, Attorneys at Law have over three decades of combined experience helping clients fight criminal charges.

They’ve successfully defended over 50 trials and won more than 3,000 cases.

If you’ve been charged with a crime in San Jose or Redwood City, CA, contact Nafiz and his legal team today for a free consultation.

Education
Univ of California Davis
Undergraduate Degree
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Santa Clara Univ School of Law
Law Degree
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Professional Experience
Criminal Defense Lawyer
Ahmed & Sukaram, Attorneys at Law
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Speaking Engagements
Discovery Issues with Breath Testing Devices, Redwood Law Center
Gun Rights, Redwood Law Center
Medical Marijuana - Cultivation, Transportation & Sales, Redwood Law Center
Certifications
Specialist in Criminal Law
California State Bar
Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
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Rising Star
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Rising Star
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Rising Star
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Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 240069
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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9th Circuit
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
    I do charge a consultation fee to discuss firearms issues, restraining order issues, school suspension/expulsion issues, to provide a second legal opinion, meet someone in custody, or meet outside of business hours.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
DUI & DWI
Domestic Violence
Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
White Collar Crime
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
San Jose Criminal Defense Law Firm
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Redwood City Criminal Defense Law Firm
Website
Domestic violence attorney in San Jose
Blog
Contact & Map
Ahmed & Sukaram, Attorneys at Law
Redwood City Office
600 Allerton Street
Suite 201G
Redwood City, CA 94063
Telephone: (650) 299-0500 Ext. 1
Fax: (650) 299-0510
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Ahmed & Sukaram, Attorneys at Law
San Jose Office
1625 The Alameda
Suite 405
San Jose, CA 95126
Telephone: (408) 217-8818
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed