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, traffic matters and real estate transactions. 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. In 2019 and 2020, Moe was nominated by his legal peers and received the honor of distinction as a "Super Lawyer."
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 First Vice President 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 and the finance committee for the Northwest Suburban Bar Association.
Additionally, Moe is also 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.
Real Estate Transactions
A major part of the Ahmad Law Firm is devoted to real estate transactions, as well as criminal law. Buying and/or selling your home can be an exciting, yet stressful experience. Moe takes pride in making the process as seamless as possible. He is passionate about helping home buyers and sellers navigate successful and amicable real estate transactions.
If you are a seller, Moe is extremely effective in contract negotiations to ensure that the contract protects your interests. He will give you honest and straightforward advice during the potential home inspection period for negotiation purposes. He will research your title and address any issues that may arise and will order and review the survey of your property and prepare all the requisite documents for the closing. Throughout the process, Moe will try to alleviate any pressure or stress in order to make your sale as amicable as possible.
If you are the purchaser, Moe will assist you with the negotiations to protect your interests, review your inspection and negotiate either a closing credit or repairs. He will also review the title, mortgage, taxes and any other applicable documents. He will ensure that you are represented at the closing and answer all your questions. He will also ensure that the title is proper and that you are well protected.
If you are selling or buying a property, do not hesitate to contact the Ahmad Law Firm to protect your interests during your next real estate transaction.