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Alan Keith Macina

Alan Keith Macina

Practice areas:

Appeals, DUI & DWI, Criminal Defense, Immigration, Family

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About Me

I have practiced criminal defense and defended against restraining orders in San Diego County since 2004.  Since 2007 I have practiced appellate criminal defense.  I have won several jury trials over the years and have won a number of cases on appeal.  I believe I provide great service to my clients and their families.  Most important, I strive to give my clients excellent representation in the trial, family and appellate courts in San Diego County and southern California.  Please contact me for a free consultation by phone or in-person.

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Languages Spoken: French, Spanish, Italian

Practice Areas

Licensed since 2004

  1. Appeals: 40%
    8 years, 25 cases
  2. Criminal Defense: 20%
    11 years, 100 cases
  3. DUI & DWI: 20%
    11 years, 100 cases
  4. Family: 10%
    4 years
  5. Immigration: 10%
    4 years

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

13 total 

  • Joshua Daniel Hale

    Alan has been handling appeals several years, and seems knowledgeable and thorough.

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    Joshua Hale DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David Philip Shapiro

    Al Macina is a fantastic attorney, but an even better person. He was instrumental in teaching me the ins and outs of each courthouse within San Diego County when I first started practicing. His knowledge of the appeal process is an invaluable resource for his colleagues, but most importantly for his clients!

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    David Shapiro Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Law Office of Alan Macina

1901 First Avenue
First Floor
San Diego, CA, 92101

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200405/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorCalifornia Western School of Law2008 - 2010
PrincipalLaw Office of Alan Macina2007 - Present
Associate Criminal Defense AttorneySteigerwalt & Associates2004 - 2007

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
United States Court of Appeals For the Ninth CircuitMember2008 - Present
American Inns of Court, Welsh InnAlumnus2006 - 2007
United States District Court for the Southern District of CaliforniaMember2005 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2004 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
California Western International Law JournalAvena & Other Mexican Nationals: The Litmus for LaGrand & The Future of Consular Rights in the United States2003

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
California Western School of Law in San DiegoLawJD - Juris Doctor2004
University of FloridaCommunication Sciences & DIsorders; French MinorBA - Bachelor of Arts; Minor1996

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Marine Corps Installations West Legal Assistance ConferenceDUI Defense Overview2012
Civil Practice law student classProfessional Practice Development2012
21º Academia de Destrezas en Litigación (Spanish-languageTrial Skills Academy)Criminal Case Trial Themes & Opening Statements2012
20º Academia de Destrezas en Litigación (Spanish-language Trial Skills Academy)Criminal Case Trial Themes & Opening Statements2011
Transition to Practice: Panel for New AttorneysSetting Up a Solo/Small Practice2008
Professional Issues PanelEthics2006