Protect your future with an attorney who will fight for what is right for you.


Ameer E. Mabjish, Esq.

Education

  • University of Dayton School of Law (2004-2007)   
  • University of Kentucky (1998-2003)
  • St. Xavier High School (1994-1998)

Bar licenses

  • State of Ohio
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • Federal - Eastern District of Kentucky
  • Federal - 6th Circuit Court of Appeals 

Serious Experience

Ameer has tried dozens of cases to a jury and with numerous successful outcomes. He has litigated and achieved countless successful outcomes for clients including pretrial dismissals of all charges, substantially reduced charges, reversals on appeal, and jury acquittals. He has represented thousands of clients in all types of felony and misdemeanor offenses including:

  • OVI and DUI
  • Probation and parole violations
  • Drug trafficking and possession
  • Robbery and burglary 
  • Theft and stolen property
  • Forgery, fraud, and embezzlement
  • Sex offenses
  • Assaults involving serious injury
  • Kidnapping
  • Property damage
  • Escape, obstruction, and tampering
  • Weapons and guns
  • Abuse of trust or power
  • Abuse of children and family offense
  • Human trafficking and prostitution
  • Murder and other homicides
  • Other matters involving serious physical injury or death. 

Training

  • Capital/Death Penalty Litigation, DPA, Frankfort, Ky (2013)
  • Capital/Death Penalty Jury Selection, DPA, Frankfort, Ky (2013)
  • Litigation Persuasion Institute, Faubush, KY (2007)

Employment

  • Private law practice (2015-present)
  • Assistant Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice, University of Cincinnati-Clermont (2016-2017)
  • Senior producer, "Herion USA" documentary originated and produced by Ameer related to the explosion of the heroin epidemic in our community in an attempt to help raise awareness and educate the public. The production was eventually acquired by renowned news journalist, Soledad O’Brien and Starfish Media Group. It aired on cable television in September 2015. Here is a link to watch it: HEROIN USA 
  • Staff Attorney III (felony trial attorney), Department of Public Advocacy's Covington Trial Office (2007-2015)
  • Law clerk, Waite, Scheider, Bayless, & Chesley (2006-2007)
  • Law Clerk, Judge Norbert A. Nadel, Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas, Cincinnati, Ohio (summer 2006)
  • Law Clerk, Judge Richard A. Bernat, Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas, Cincinnati, Ohio (summer 2005)

You can also read Ameer's most recent article on the subject that was published in the Northern Kentucky Tribune HERE.

Awards

  • Top 100 Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers - The National Trial Lawyers (2017)
  • Top 10 Attorneys - American Jurist Institute (2017)
  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 - American Society of Legal Advocates (2017)
  • Client's Choice - Avvo (2016)
  • Top 10 Under 40 - National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys (2016)
  • Top 40 Under 40 - The National Trial Lawyers (2016)
  • Top 10 Under 40 - National Academy Of Personal Injury Attorneys (2016)
  • "10 Best" criminal defense attorneys for client satisfaction - American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys (2016)
  • "10 Best" KY Criminal Law Attorneys for client satisfactionAmerican Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys (2015)
  • Continuing Legal Education Award - Kentucky Bar Association (2015)
  • "10 Best" KY Criminal Law Attorneys for client satisfaction - American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys (2014)
  • Excellence in Advocacy in Juvenile Law - Department of Public Advocacy (2009)