Moe Ahmad

Attorney Profile

Top Rated DUI-DWI Attorney in Arlington Heights, IL

Ahmad Law Firm LLC
 | 121 South Wilke Road, suite 301
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Phone: 224-570-5113
Fax: 847-890-6389
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (40%),
  • Criminal Defense (40%),
  • Real Estate: Consumer (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish,
  • Arabic
    Attorney Profile

    A former prosecutor who has experience trying thousands of DUI, traffic and criminal cases, Moe Ahmad now offers criminal defense services to those in the Chicagoland and Arlington Heights areas in Illinois. As an attorney with Ahmad Law Firm, he also handles legal matters related to real estate, estate planning, personal injury and workers' compensation. He is known for his effective, aggressive and competent legal style and strategies.

    Mr. Ahmad first graduated from Western Illinois University with an undergraduate degree. At Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School, he focused his studies on litigation and earned his Juris Doctor. He has been listed in The National Trial Lawyers Association: Top 40 under 40 and The National Trial Lawyers Association: Top 100. The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys nominated him as one of the 10 Best Lawyers in Illinois and the American Society of Legal Advocates recognized him as a Top 40 Under 40.

    Whether it is buying or selling a house or defending the constitutional rights of a client, Mr. Ahmad gives each case the personalized attention necessary. He is admitted to practice in all state courts in Illinois.

    Along with 600 other lawyers, Mr. Ahmad sits on the executive committee of the board of governors of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association. Within the organization, he also works on the bench-bar relations committee, the traffic and criminal substantive law committee and the finance committee. As the Suburban Bar Coalition's vice president, he helps investigate and review sitting judges. He also taught on hot topics that defense attorneys face for the Illinois Department of Transportation.

    Practice Areas
    • 40%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
    • 40%Criminal Defense
    • 10%Real Estate: Consumer
    • 10%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    DUI/DWI, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, False Accusations, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations, Criminal Domestic Violence, Condominiums & Cooperatives, Mortgage & Refinance, Short Sale, Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


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    Rising Stars: 2020 - 2021

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    Admitted: 2008, Illinois

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    • A organization that reviews and evaluates retention judges in Cook County. , Vice President, Suburban Bar Coalition, 2018
    • 10.0 rating from peer reviews. , Top Rating, Justia, 2019
    • Mr. Ahmad was elected to serve as treasurer of the NWSBA. The NWSBA is a bar association consisting of approx. 600 lawyers. , Treasurer, Northwest Suburban Bar Association, 2018
    • THe NWSBA is a legal bar association cosisting of approximetly 600 lawyers. Mr. Ahmad was elected to serve as vice-president. , Vice President, Northwest Suburban Bar Association, 2019
    • 10.0 rating as an attorney. , Top Attorney , Avvo, 2018
    • 10.0 rating from clients, Top Attorney Speeding Ticket, Avvo, 2019
    • An independant review of lawyers in the chicagoland area where assessed and Mr. Ahmad was determined to be top DUI lawyer in Chicago. , Best DUI Lawyers in Chicago, Expertise, 2018
    • 5-star rating from clients, Clients' Choice Award, Avvo, 2015
    • Mr. Ahmad was given this distinction by the President of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association for his work in the legal community. , Presidents Award, Northwest Suburban Bar Association, 2016
    • Mr. Ahmad received this award as top 40 lawyer under 40 years old. , Top 40 under 40, The American Society of Legal Advocates, 2016
    • Four Prosecutors statewide receive this prestigious award a year. Mr. Ahmad received this honorable award when he was a Cook County Prosecutor. , Prosecutor of the Year, AAIM, 2011
    • Mr. Ahmad was recognized as 10 best lawyers in Illinois for criminal law/DUI law. , 10 Best Lawyers in Illinois, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys, 2016
    • Mr. Ahmad received this award as top 40 lawyers under 40 years old. , Top 40 under 40, The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2015
    • Mr. Ahmad was nominated and received this award as top trial lawyer. , Top 100 Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers Association, 2015

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Vice President, Suburban Bar Coalition
    • Chair, Finance Committee, Northwest Suburban Bar Association
    • Member, Board of Governors and was elected to sit on the Executive Committee as the Treasurer of the Northwest Suburban Bar Association (NWSBA)
    • Member, Illinois State Bar Association
    • Member, Arab-American Bar Association
    • Illinois Supreme Court for the State of Illinois
    • Chair, NWSBA Center for the Northwest Suburban Bar Association
    • Chair, Bench-Bar Relations committee, Northwest Suburban Bar Association
    • Chairperson, Criminal and Traffic Substantive Law Committee, Northwest Suburban Bar Association

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Illinois Department of Transportation, "Defense Attorney's Hot Topics"
    • Presenter, IICLE, "Beyond the Courtroom"


    • People v. JT Motion to Vacate conviction 9 year old conviction for a retail theft granted based upon due process violation. Motion granted after hearing., 2019
    • People v. AG Third offense DUI arrest. After a trial, finding of Not Guilty, 2019
    • People v. BB Motion to Supress evidence based upon 4th amendment seizure. Motion granted, case dismissed. , 2017


    • A series of blogs. ,, Criminal Law, DUI, Real Estate, Traffic

    Educational Background:

    • Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School Juris Doctor, 2008
    • Western Illinois University, bachelor's degree, 2004
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    Office Location for Moe Ahmad

    121 South Wilke Road
    suite 301
    Arlington Heights, IL 60005

    Phone: 224-570-5113

    Fax: 847-890-6389

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    Last Updated: 10/21/2020

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