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Mr. Alin Cintean is a former prosecutor who has a passion for
defending your rights. He is a graduate of the UOP, McGeorge School of
Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor degree as well as a Certificate of
Advocacy. He earned his undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from
California State University, Sacramento.

Mr. Cintean worked with the
Sacramento County District Attorney's Office before starting his own law practive.
As Deputy District Attorney, he prosecuted a large number of
misdemeanor and felony cases. As part of the Felony Jury Trial Team,
attorney Cintean successfully prosecuted, to jury trial, several serious
"strike" cases. During his tenure in the Superior Court Review unit,
Mr. Cintean handled plea negotiations in hundreds of felony cases,
including but not limited to the following: theft, drug possession, drug
sales, arson, assault with a deadly weapon and attempted murder.

As a defense attorney, Alin
Cintean represents his clients with a high degree of competence. His
good reputation as a fair and aggressive attorney allows him to bring
cases to a favorable resolution prior to jury trial. When cases do go to
trial, attorney Cintean represents his clients' interests with the
greatest degree of professionalism.


Languages spoken: Romanian, German, Spanish, Russian

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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%



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Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

201 Spear Street, Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA, 94105

400 Capitol Mall
Suite 2530
Sacramento, CA, 95814

2000 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA, 94063

820 Alhambra Avenue, Suite 10
Martinez, CA, 94553



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Certificate of AdvocacyMcGeorge School of Law2005
Dean's Honor ListMcGeorge School of Law2004
Dean's Honor ListCalifornia State University, Sacramento2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerLaw Offices of Alin Cintean2013 - Present
Constitutional Law ProfessorUniversity Of Northern California, Lorenzo Patino School Of Law2011 - Present
Principal AttorneyBonilla & Cintean, LLP.2010 - Present
Deputy District AttorneySacramento District Attorney's Office2003 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Sacramento Bar AssociationN/AN/A
California Defense CounselN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People v. GarzaFavorable Resolution
People vs. PerezNot Guilty Verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
Justia BlogsBay Area Criminal Defense Blog2012
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
California State University, SacramentoN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Presentation to Paralegal CandidatesCriminal Law and Immigration2012
Law School ClassConstitutional Law2012
Sacramento Multicultural EventCriminal Law and Immigration2010