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Taxi and ride share drivers seek legal action against their attackers

June 11, 2018 For Immediate Release Contact Ali Najmi, Esq. (212) 401-6222 For hire drivers seeking justice as assaults rise AJ.X.Ross Tuesday, June 05, 2018 04:59PM NEW YORK (WABC) — There is a push for tougher penalties for people who assault taxi and ride share drivers. Attorney Ali Najmi currently represents three for hire drivers…

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REDUCED FEDERAL SENTENCE ACHIEVED IN IDENTITY THEFT CASE BASED ON MENTAL HEALTH DIAGNOSIS

REDUCED FEDERAL SENTENCE ACHIEVED IN IDENTITY THEFT CASE BASED ON MENTAL HEALTH DIAGNOSIS The Law Office of Ali Najmi successfully advocated for a reduced sentence for its client in a federal criminal prosecution for identity theft and access device fraud in the Southern District of New York. The reduced sentence was achieved by highlighting the…

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Historic Plea Achieved With Queens DA – DACA and DWI

Historic Plea Achieved With Queens DA – DACA and DWI The Law Office of Ali Najmi was able to achieve a historic and unprecedented plea in Queens County for our client, who is an immigrant participating in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, and facing a charge of Driving While Intoxicated (DWI). DACA…

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NEW LAW ALLOWS CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS TO BE SEALED

NEW LAW ALLOWS CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS TO BE SEALED    On October 7, 2017 the new § 160.59 of New York’s Criminal Procedure Law went into effect. Under this law you are able to seal up to two criminal convictions, but only one felony. You are able to apply to seal a conviction for all crimes…

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Watch Ali Najmi and Mayor Bill de Blasio Discuss TLC License Suspensions

Ali Najmi asks Mayor deBlasio why the TLC is suspending Hack and FHV licenses upon arrest of a driver. A fundamental principle of the United States of America is the presumption of innocence. An individual is suppose to be innocent until proven guilty. However, if you are a for-hire driver licensed by the New York…

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Internship Program for College Students and Law School Students

The Law Office of Ali Najmi is proud to announce its Internship Program. We are seeking applicants for the College Intern position and Law School Intern position. College Internship Program: The Firm is seeking one rising Sophomore or rising Junior to provide support to the Criminal Defense and Personal Injury litigation sections of the firm. …

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Improper District Attorney Subpoena Quashed

January 3, 2018 Brooklyn DA’s Improper Use of Subpoenas Called COERCIVE by Judge A decision by Brooklyn Criminal Court Judge Donald Leo was handed down today in Kings County Criminal Court, declaring the Brooklyn District Attorney’s improper use of witness Subpoenas coercive. The decision reaffirms that a witness Subpoena—unlike a Subpoena for documents and records—can…

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New Office in Manhattan

261 Madison Ave., New York, NY The Law Office of Ali Najmi is pleased to announce the location of our new office in Midtown Manhattan located at 261 Madison Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, New York 10016. Ali Najmi is a lawyer admitted to practice law in New York. The focus of his legal work…

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Conviction Achieved in Bias-Related Assault

November 30, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Ali Najmi, Esq. (347) 765-1345 Conviction Achieved in Bias-Related Assault Christopher Porr, who was caught on video assaulting Gazi Rahman without provocation in Jamaica, Queens, and accused of shouting racial epithets during the assault, plead guilty to Assault in the 3rd Degree today in Queens County Criminal Court.…

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Community Leaders Call on Queens District Attorney To Prosecute Hate Crime

August 8, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact Ali Najmi, Esq. (347) 765-1345 Victim and Community Leaders Call On Queens District Attorney to Prosecute Hate Crime Gazi Rahman, a Bangladeshi immigrant and resident of Jamaica, Queens, was viciously assaulted by a random stranger later identified as Christopher Porr. The assault occurred on Hillside Avenue near Parsons…

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