Areeg Akel was admitted to the State Bar of California and U.S. District Court 9th Circuit License in 2001 and immediately started practicing criminal defense and immigration. During law school, Areeg participated in an internship program for a prominent criminal defense attorney in Sacramento, where she grew passionate about giving individuals a real chance at fighting the federal and state charges brought against them and ensuring they get a fair trial. Her practice specializes in criminal defense, including both state and federal crimes for all felony and misdemeanor charges. These charges can range from drug charges, weapons, white collar crimes, DUIs, domestic violence,and murder. Areeg is known to work tirelessly to navigate the best defense for her clients.

For more than 20 years, Areeg Akel’s office has handled numerous complex legal issues regarding criminal defense and immigration. In criminal cases, she has a reputation of getting cases dismissed and securing near impossible wins for her clients. Likewise, her immigration petitions are thorough with a high success rate, giving her clients the life they desire in the United States. Her office has clients from all over the world defending their federal criminal and immigration cases in the U.S. and all criminal matters in California. 

The exclusive goal of her practice is to provide clients with full attention on their legal concerns and share detailed legal approaches to accomplish the best possible outcome. Keeping in mind that each case is different and no result can be promised, Areeg’s years of experience gives her clients the best chance at fighting the charges. 

Areeg Akel is a successful, aggressive attorney who focuses her full, personal attention on each case. Her experience, patience and cultural awareness allows her clients to be more comfortable and at ease as they go through the legal process in which they are at their most vulnerable. When you call The Law Offices of Areeg Akel, someone will respond immediately to attend to your personal needs and concerns. The office promises to do everything they can to resolve your case quickly while achieving the best possible results, with no unnecessary delays. To ensure you are treated fairly under the criminal justice system, Areeg and her team will not leave any detail of your case to chance by reviewing all of the evidence, including the police report, interrogation process, and witness testimony. Our clients are fully informed of the legal procedures, approximate timeline, and available options pertaining to each specific case as well as any additional methods needed such as hiring a private investigator to get statements from witnesses or experts for clarification and disputing the charges. We will only settle a case when it is in the client’s best interest and wellbeing.