OFFICES IN REDWOOD CITY & OAKLAND, CA
Ahmed & Sukaram, Attorneys at Law is a criminal and juvenile defense law firm based out of Redwood City, California. With a satellite office in Oakland, California, criminal defense partners Nafiz Ahmed & Shari Sukaram are well equipped to represent clients across the San Francisco Bay Area. At Ahmed & Sukaram, our mission is to help you achieve the best possible outcome in your case. Given the extreme amounts of stress, anxiety and confusion that you face when you are arrested or charged with a crime, we offer a free initial in office consultation to diagnose your case and to discuss possible defenses. At that consultation, we promise to provide you an honest opinion, in a pressure free environment, about how we think we can help.
PERSONAL ATTENTION - EXTRAORDINARY RESULTS
At Ahmed & Sukaram, we believe that we are top tier defense lawyers, and that we can prove it. Our success can be seen in three distinct ways: (1) our case results; (2) our awards; and, most importantly, (3) how our clients feel about us.
To begin, we have been going to jury trials and winning cases ranging from DUI to drug offenses all the way through Three Strike cases. Our criminal defense law firm focuses on defending individuals in the following areas:
• CRIMINAL DEFENSE
• RESTRAINING ORDERS
o Elder/dependent adult abuse
o Firearms restoration
o Lifting firearms bans
To date, we have represented over 2,000 adult and juvenile clients. We encourage you to visit our Case Results page and to decide for yourself whether we have what it takes to represent you in your case.
In 2012, Nafiz M Ahmed was selected as a 2012 Super Lawyer Rising Star®. This prestigious award is reserved for only 2.5% of all Northern California lawyers who are under 40 years old or in practice less than 10 years. It represents an acknowledgement by Mr. Ahmed's peers of his hard work on behalf of his clients, as well as, the outcomes he achieves in their cases.
NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED DUI DEFENSE LAW FIRM
Founding partner Nafiz M. Ahmed has been recognized by one of the nation's largest legal publishers as a top DUI defense lawyer. Mr. Ahmed is a twice nationally published author in DUI defense strategies. He has authored chapters in Inside the Minds: Witness Preparation and Examination for DUI Proceedings (Aspatore Books) in both its 2009 and 2010 editions. To preview some of Nafiz M. Ahmed thoughts on DUI defense, click the 2009 and 2010 chapter links below:"The Examination of Prosecution and Defense Witnesses" and "The Impact of 2009 Case Decisions on DUI Prosecution and Defense Expert Witnesses."
If you are looking for a DUI attorney who can actually make a difference in your DUI case, then contact Ahmed & Sukaram immediately.
* Nafiz M Ahmed is qualified by the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the administration of Standardized Field Sobriety Tests (SFSTs), as well as in Advanced Roadside Impairment Detection and Enforcement (ARIDE).
** Mr. Ahmed is also an active member of the California DUI Lawyers Association.
NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED JUVENILE DEFENSE LAWYER
Partner Shari Sukaram is a tough, knowledgeable and passionate advocate for her juvenile delinquency clients. In 2011 Shari Sukaram became a nationally published author when Inside the Minds published Mrs. Sukaram's chapter "Juvenile Law: Procedures, Defense Strategies, and Challenges in the Beginning Stages of Detained Juvenile Delinquency Cases" in their acclaimed title, Juvenile Criminal Defense Strategies.
Juvenile delinquency defense is a distinct area of practice from adult criminal defense cases. Minors in Juvenile Court have different rights and face different rules, terminology and possible outcomes than adults do in criminal cases. Therefore, in order to best serve your minor's best interests it is imperative that your minor is represented by an attorney that has dedicated of portion of their practice to representing juvenile defendants. If your minor needs an attorney because he or she is facing a Petition in Juvenile Court then you need Ahmed & Sukaram, Attorneys at Law. Contact us today to begin your minor's defense.
WHAT OUR CLIENT'S SAY
Our clients are the most important people in the legal world to us. We are only satisfied with our work on a case if our clients are happy. We have happy clients. Take a look at what some of our clients have said about us by visiting some independent review sites such as Google Local, Yelp or Avvo.
CONTACT BAY AREA CRIMINAL LAWYERS AHMED & SUKARAM, ATTORNEYS AT LAW
At Ahmed & Sukaram, we represent clients all across Northern California, including Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, San Francisco County, Contra Costa County, and Alameda County. If you or someone you love is facing criminal charges in Northern California, call us toll-free at 866-477-0965 or email us through this site in order to set up a no obligation consultation. If you prefer to video chat, please connect with us using SkypeTM at Nafiz.Ahmed59.
If you communicate best in Spanish or another language, simply let us know. Se Habla Español.