Attorney Moe Ahmad

Attorney Mohammad (Moe) Ahmad is a former prosecutor from the Cook County State's Attorney's Office. During the years that he we was with the prosecutor's office, he tried thousands of criminal, traffic and DUI cases. He has tried cases as both bench and jury trials. Moe is experienced in felony, misdemeanor, DUI and traffic cases. Currently, he is a lawyer serving the Chicago area and surrounding suburbs as a private lawyer.

Moe received his 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. While in law school, he was recognized with an honors scholarship.

As a prosecutor with the Cook County State's Attorney's Office, Moe had a reputation for being well-skilled, fair and honest. He received the prestigious award as "Prosecutor of the Year" in 2011. 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 prominant lawyers. 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 was also nominated and received the distinction of "Top 100 Trial Lawyer" by The National Trial Lawyers Association. Furthermore, in 2015, Moe was nominated and recived the distinction as the top "10 Best Lawyer in Illinois" from the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys and "Top 40 under 40" from 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 member of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association. Moe was elected to the Board of Governers for the Northwest Suburban Bar Association. He is currenty the chairman of the criminal and traffic substantive committe for the Northwest Suburban Bar Association as well. Moe is an active member and holds a leadership role with the Suburban Bar Coalition. The Suburban Bar Coalation 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, Chicago Bar Association and the Arab-American Bar Association. He is licensed to practice law by the Illinois Supreme Court for the State of Illinois.

Moe's philosophy regarding the practice of law is to not only be his client's lawyer, but also a counselor at law. As a former prosecutor, he has insight as to how prosecutors and judges think, and how the legal system works. He uses his sharp legal skills and knowledge of the law to deploy a competent, aggressive and effective legal defense for the criminal cases he handles. He is well skilled to negotiate and go to trial when necessary to represent his client's in criminal matters. 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.