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Atiq R. Ahmed, P.A.
Atiq Ahmed

1320 19th Street, N.W.,
Suite 202
Washington DC 20036
(301) 587-8844

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Atiq R. Ahmed, P.A.

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General Practice Attorney
Specializing in State and Federal Criminal Defense Cases for Individuals and Businesses


   

Atiq R. Ahmed, P.A. represents clients in both state and federal courts. We treat each and every case like it's our only case, and we give every client the very best legal representation we have to give. Specializing in criminal defense, the law firm of Atiq R. Ahmed, P. A. is ready to stand with you and protect your constitutional rights.

Located in Washington D. C., Atiq R. Ahmed, P.A. provides a wide range of legal services to best represent you in both state and federal courts. Atiq R. Ahmed, P.A. and his dedicated staff do not work for any court or judge, we work for you.


We Work in Both State & Federal Courts

Criminal Defense:

  •  Business Law
  •  Drug Charges
  •  Homicide  
 
•  Serious Traffic Cases

   •  Complex Crimes
   •  Federal Cases
   •  Misdemeanors
   • Sexual Abuse Cases
 
  •  Consultations
  •  Felonies
  •  RICO
  •  White Collar Crime

 

Appeals:
Federal Appeals • Maryland Appeals • Virginia Appeals
District of Columbia Appeals • Administrative Appeals

Corporate & Business Law:
Civil Litigation • Criminal Litigation
Business Litigation • Legal Counsel

Personal Injury and Automobile Accidents
Auto Accidents • Personal Injury

Licensed In:
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
United States District Court for the District of Columbia
United States District Court for the District of Maryland
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
All local Courts in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia

Officer in Two of the Local Bar Associations:
DC Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (DCACDL)~ Elected President (2002-2006)
Superior Court Trial Lawyers Association (SCTLA) ~ Elected member of the Board of Directors (2000-Present)


 

Serving You in Your Time of Need
Let Atiq R. Ahmed, P.A. and his caring staff serve you in your time of need. As an established law office and licensed in Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland, our professional staff has combined their experience and knowledge in order to best represent you and your legal interests. 
Contact our law office today and let our general practice attorney represent you in both state and federal criminal defense cases and law!


 

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Memberships & Links:
www.dcacdl.org  •  www.mcdaa.org

Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Attorney Bios


 

Atiq R. Ahmed is the lead trial attorney for the Law Firm and has tried cases at the local, regional, national and international levels. Given his wealth of experience in complex cases, he is frequently called upon by local and federal judges in the District of Columbia to assist defendants with complex cases. Mr. Ahmed is frequently a lecturer or moderator for Continuing Legal Education programs in the District of Columbia, and assists in the training of fellow attorneys. He is also called upon to assist the Courts, and in 2002 was an "Attorney Member" of the CLE Committee organized by the Chief Judge of the D. C. Superior Court to implement Continuing Legal Education requirements on the Criminal Justice Act Panel members. In 2003 he was one of two Attorneys invited for a Symposium organized by Judges of the D. C. Superior Court (The Hon. John Bayly, Chair) to lecture visiting French legislators and jurists considering implementation of jury trials in France.

Mr. Ahmed believes that his multi-cultural background is a great benefit to his clients. He was born in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India, and received his high school education at Bryanston School, Blandford Forum, Dorset, England. Mr. Ahmed then received a Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting) degree in 1978, and a Master of Business Administration (Finance & Investments) degree in 1980 from The George Washington University, Washington D. C. He then worked for a national corporation preparing business reports, but a deep regard for the Bill of Rights resulted in his enrolling at The Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D. C. and receiving a Juris Doctor degree in 1984.

Mr. Ahmed has specialized in complex state and federal cases, and his business background is particularly helpful in financial-oriented work. In the past, he has represented clients in Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia and New York in state and federal matters.

In 2002, Mr. Ahmed's colleagues recognized his qualifications by electing him as the President of the District of Columbia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (DCACDL), the Washington affiliate of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). Mr. Ahmed served DCACDL for two terms until October 2006. He is also serving as an elected member on the Board of Directors of the Superior Court Trial Lawyers Association (SCTLA) in the District of Columbia (2002-Present.)

In June 2009 the law firm moved from Silver Spring Maryland to the District of Columbia, and is located within one block of the Red Line station at Dupont Circle.


Contact our law office today and let our attorneys represent you in both state and federal  cases. The matter is important to you and we will defend your rights!

Please visit us at http://www.ahmedlaw.com/ to review a profile of Mr. Ahmed, as well as notable cases he has handled over the last 25 years. Mr. Ahmed has defended clients in Misdemeanors, Felonies and Homicides. The objective of the law firm is to furnish competent, effective and zealous legal services and do our best to achieve the best possible result in every case.


Please Call : 301-587-8844

Attorney Bios

 


Atiq R. Ahmed is the lead trial attorney for the Law Firm and has tried cases at the local, regional, national and international levels. Given his wealth of experience in complex cases, he is frequently called upon by local and federal judges in the District of Columbia to assist defendants with complex cases. Mr. Ahmed is frequently a lecturer or moderator for Continuing Legal Education programs in the District of Columbia, and assists in the training of fellow attorneys. He is also called upon to assist the Courts, and in 2002 was an "Attorney Member" of the CLE Committee organized by the Chief Judge of the D. C. Superior Court to implement Continuing Legal Education requirements on the Criminal Justice Act Panel members. In 2003 he was one of two Attorneys invited for a Symposium organized by Judges of the D. C. Superior Court (The Hon. John Bayly, Chair) to lecture visiting French legislators and jurists considering implementation of jury trials in France.

Mr. Ahmed believes that his multi-cultural background is a great benefit to his clients. He was born in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India, and received his high school education at Bryanston School, Blandford Forum, Dorset, England. Mr. Ahmed then received a Bachelor of Business Administration (Accounting) degree in 1978, and a Master of Business Administration (Finance & Investments) degree in 1980 from The George Washington University, Washington D. C. He then worked for a national corporation preparing business reports, but a deep regard for the Bill of Rights resulted in his enrolling at The Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D. C. and receiving a Juris Doctor degree in 1984.

Mr. Ahmed has specialized in complex state and federal cases, and his business background is particularly helpful in financial-oriented work. In the past, he has represented clients in Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia and New York in state and federal matters.

In 2002, Mr. Ahmed's colleagues recognized his qualifications by electing him as the President of the District of Columbia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (DCACDL), the Washington affiliate of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). Mr. Ahmed served DCACDL for two terms until October 2006. He is also serving as an elected member on the Board of Directors of the Superior Court Trial Lawyers Association (SCTLA) in the District of Columbia (2002-Present.)

In June 2009 the law firm moved from Silver Spring Maryland to the District of Columbia, and is located within one block of the Red Line station at Dupont Circle.


Contact our law office today and let our attorneys represent you in both state and federal  cases. The matter is important to you and we will defend your rights!

Notable Cases

Notable Cases


Contact our law office today and let our general practice attorney represent you in both state and federal criminal defense cases and law!

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United States v. Rudy Andrews (D. C. Superior Court 2008) Mr. Andrews was charged with the homicide of a neighborhood drug supplier at a crack house in Washington D. C.

United States v. Darnell Dubose (D. C. Superior Court 2008) Mr. Dubose was tried twice in this Murder case known as the Tattooman Case. The first trial ended in a Mistrial in December 2007 with nine jurors voting for acquittal. The second trial in July 2008 ended in an acquittal on all ten counts.

United States v. Shiraka Evans (D. C. Superior Court 2008) Guns and Automobile Trial dealing with the aftermath of an alleged Armed Carjacking in Prince George's County, Maryland. Mr. Evans was acquitted on all ten counts.

United States v. Antoine Price (D. C. Superior Court 2007) Murder trial dealing with several Robinson Place, S.E. witnesses.

Cogent Systems v. Northrop Grumman et. al. (Superior Court - Los Angeles-Central District, CA. 2007) Represented small Maryland high-tech corporation whose proprietary information would have been compromised during the discovery process. Successfully obtained a Protective Order from the Circuit Court for Howard County, Maryland protecting the trade secrets of client Corporation.

Bhatia v. Blue Ridge Leasing, Inc. (D. C. Superior Court 2006)  Defended used car dealership and its President in a civil class action case that resulted in a settlement on the day of Trial for a nominal amount.

United States v. William Robinson (U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia 2006) Mr. Robinson was charged as an alleged "Lieutenant"  to the leader of the "M Street Crew" in this RICO conspiracy trial dealing with the distribution of controlled substances and accompanying violence in the NorthEast Quadrant of the city.

State of Maryland v. Irving Winslow (Circuit Court for Prince George's County, Maryland 2005) Mr. Winslow was charged with the murder of a 15 years old runaway. He ended up taking a plea to a sex offense and was sentenced to an "agreed-upon" term of five years in jail.

United States v. Malvin Palmer (U. S. District Court for the District of Columbia 2005) Mr. Palmer was charged with a RICO conspiracy involving several armed bank robberies in Washington D. C. and Prince George's County, Maryland.

United States v. Kamran Malik (United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit 2004) Represented Mr. Malik in an appeal from the USDC-EDVa in an attempt to withdraw his guilty plea.

United States v. Andra Lazenby (2 of 2) (D. C. Superior Court 2004) Mr. Lazenby was charged with a carjacking involving two police detectives.

United States v. Andre Lazenby (I of 2) (D. C. Superior Court 2004) Mr. Lazenby was charged with the alleged shooting of a drug dealer.

United States v. Ronald C. Forrest (U. S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Southern Division 2004) This case involved allegations of child pornography against the police chief of a municipality in Prince George's County, Maryland.

United States v. London Ford (D. C. Superior Court 2000) Mr. Ford was charged with the Murder in this so-called "Grandmother's case" dealing with the alleged shooting of Ms. Helen Foster-El, a grandmother who was shepherding children during a gunfight between two gangs. The twists and turns of the case involved Mr. Ford's best friend pleading guilty and testifying against him.

State of Maryland v. Dr. Bonnie Roberts (Circuit Court, St. Mary's County, Maryland 1999) Dr. Roberts was charged in the Homicide death for the alleged killing of her husband. Assisted out-of state Lead Counsel in the capacity of Local Maryland Counsel. The Maryland Court of Appeals reversed her conviction.

United States v. Norman Day (D. C. Superior Court 1999) The jury was deadlocked in this case involving allegations about Mr. Day driving a car into a bus stop near Gallaudet University, Washington D. C., resulting in the death of one person and injury to others. In a published pretrial opinion, the D. C. Court of Appeals placed restrictions on the Government's introduction of expert testimony. The Government eventually dismissed all charges,

United States v. Leon Crosby (D. C. Superior Court 1998) Mr. Crosby was charged in this Homicide case in the killing of a man who allegedly owed him money.

United States v. Michael McCullough (D. C. Superior Court 1998) Mr. McCullough and his codefendants were charged in this First Degree Murder case of an alleged witness in an unrelated homicide.

United States v. Marcus Wright (D. C. Superior Court 1997) Mr. Wright and his brother were the alleged leaders of the "Michigan Park Crew." He was acquitted on First Degree Murder and related charges in the killing of an alleged "upstart."

United States v. James Holston (D. C. Superior Court 1997) This three month long trial is commonly referred to as the "Stanton Terrace Crew" case. Mr. Holston was convicted of several gang-related drug and homicide charges. Convictions were reversed by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals in 2004 (based upon Confrontation Clause arguments made in 1997 - which became the law in 2004) and the case was remanded for a new trial.

State of Maryland v. Kelvin Powell (Circuit Court, Montgomery County, Maryland 1996) This case was known as the "Twins Case" where Mr. Powell was charged with the Murder of a gang member who was assaulting his twin brother in Silver Spring, Maryland.

United States v. Jonathon Carle (D. C. Superior Court, 1995) This First Degree Murder case concerned the unfortunate stabbing of Mr. Carle's best friend during a brawl over a basketball game.

United States v. Nidal Ayyad (U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, 1993-94) The trial in this complex federal case, commonly referred to as the first "World Trade Center Bombing Trial" lasted approximately six months. The Government put on 208 witnesses and introduced over 1,000 exhibits. Mr. Ayyad was indicted by the Grand Jury of capital crimes, but ended up receiving a lengthy term of years. Conviction was Affirmed by the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

State of Maryland v. Jaime Pineta (Circuit Court for Montgomery County, MD. 1991) Vehicular hopmicide trial involving a drag race on Georgia Avenue, Wheaton, Maryland resulting in the deaths of two individuals.

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