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 real estate 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 consist of criminal law, DUI and traffic cases. 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.