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Mr. Alin Cintean is a former prosecutor now in private practice. He is a graduate of the UOP, McGeorge School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor degree with an additional Certificate of Advocacy.


As Deputy District Attorney, he prosecuted a large number of misdemeanor and felony cases from DUI all the way to serios life cases. 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 obtain great results.



Mr. Cintean has been included by the Super Lawyers Magazine three years in row. He is known for his unwavering dedication and excellent advocacy skills. His clients include former and current professional athletes, doctors, nurses, teachers as well as foreign nationals and governments..


Languages spoken: Romanian, German, Spanish, Russian

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Practice areas


  1. Child Abuse: 25%
  2. Sex Crime: 25%
  3. Domestic Violence: 25%
  4. Criminal Defense: 25%



Fixed (always)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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    I endorse this lawyer. He is an experienced advocate who will fight for your rights.


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Contact info

400 Capitol Mall
Suite 2530
Sacramento, CA, 95814

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

535 Main Street
Martinez, CA, 94553



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
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 - 2013
Principal AttorneyBonilla & Cintean, LLP.2010 - 2013
Deputy District AttorneySacramento District Attorney's Office2003 - 2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
Sacramento Bar AssociationN/AN/A
California Defense CounselN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
San Francisco Bar AssociationN/AN/A
California Public Defenders AssociationN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
People vs. PerezNot Guilty Verdict
People v. SosaCase Dismissed
People v. GarzaFavorable Resolution
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Publication nameTitleDate
Justia BlogsBay Area Criminal Defense Blog2015
Sacramento Defense Attorney BlogCriminal Defense2015
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
McGeorge School of Law, University of the PacificN/ACertificate of Advocacy2005
California State University, SacramentoCriminal JusticeBS - Bachelor of Science2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Attorney TrainingTips For Criminal Law Attorneys2015
Paralegal ClassCriminal Law and Immigration2012
Law Students EventDevelopments in Constitutional Law2012
Law School ClassConstitutional Law2012
Sacramento Multicultural EventCriminal Law and Immigration2010