Firm Overview

Rasheed & Associates, P.C. is one of New Mexico’s preeminent criminal defense law firms defending individuals charged with misdemeanors and felonies, especially those charged with driving while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs (“DWI”).   Twenty (20) years ago, Ousama M. Rasheed, Esq. began his legal career an Assistant District Attorney in Bernalillo County, prosecuting both misdemeanor and felony cases.  As an Assistant District Attorney, he handled up to 100 DWI cases per week. 

Sixteen (16) years ago, Ousama M. Rasheed, Esq. began his private law practice with the goal of providing zealous and aggressive representation in the areas of criminal defense, civil litigation, and personal injury cases.  Mr. Rasheed has coordinated, moderated, and presented at the last ten (10) annual Continuing Legal Education seminars on DWI sponsored by the New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (“NMCDLA”).  In addition, Mr. Rasheed presents at other Continuing Legal Education seminars for the New Mexico legal community, including multiple training sessions for the Public Defender’s office and at the 2005 new Magistrate Judge training sponsored by the New Mexico Judicial Education Center.  Mr. Rasheed also testifies annually before the New Mexico Legislature on behalf of NMCDLA on proposed laws relating to Criminal, DWI, and Driver License revocation issues and is regularly consulted by various members of the legislature regarding proposed legislation.

The law office of Ousama M. Rasheed, Esq. recently expanded becoming Rasheed & Associates, P.C.  Rasheed & Associates, P.C. offers many advantages as part of your legal representation including:  having more than one attorney to aide in your defense and to avoid scheduling conflicts, an experienced professional office staff, a friendly atmosphere, and the personal attention you and your case deserves.  Jedidiah J. Glazener, Esq., a thirteen (13) year member of the staff, familiar with all aspects of the firm, has joined the firm as an Associate Attorney and his lengthy and broad experience in the firm is a significant benefit to Mr. Rasheed and all the firm’s clients.

Rasheed & Associates, P.C. offers free legal consultations on all cases handled within the office and Mr. Rasheed manages all his cases personally.  Please contact the office at (505) 246-8474 for an appointment.  Rasheed & Associates, P.C. is located in downtown Albuquerque at 1024 2nd St. NW (on the corner of 2nd and Granite, three blocks north of Lomas).  The fax number is (505) 246-8131.


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