Nafiz Ahmed J.D. ’05 is a criminal defense lawyer and partner at Ahmed & Sukaram, Attorneys at Law. Nafiz has offices in both Redwood City and San Jose. Prior to founding Ahmed & Sukaram with professional partner Shari Sukaram, Nafiz was a high school athlete, competing in both junior varsity and varsity football as well as leading the varsity wrestling team as captain.
While attending law school, Nafiz participated in Honors Moot Court, a program that allows students to compete both internally and against other universities to showcase their research and legal writing skills as well as their oral advocacy talents. It was during his time in legal competition that he developed a strong interest in constitutional and criminal law. This passion for defending the rights of others is what lead Nafiz to practice criminal defense and represent clients facing criminal charges including DUI, domestic violence, firearms offenses, and drug crimes.
Nafiz’ dedication and passion for law makes him stand out among other defense lawyers in California. He is also on the NRA referral list for his work defending clients against firearms charges and has advanced DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing training to better defend clients facing DUI charges in California. Since forming Ahmed & Sukaram, Attorneys at Law, Nafiz and Shari have successfully defended more than 3,000 clients in criminal cases in the San Francisco Bay Area. Due to his true love of law and successful practice, Nafiz has won a number of awards including being named a Super Lawyers Rising Star the past five years in a row, 2012 to 2016, as well as a Top Lawyer in California in 2013. He also has a perfect 10 out of 10 AVVO rating.

29 Oct 2018