Alin Cintean

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901 H Street
Suite 100
Sacramento, California 95814

Mr. Alin D. Cintean is a former prosecutor who is passionate about defending clients’ rights. He is a graduate of the University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor degree as well as a Certificate of Advocacy. The Certificate of Advocacy is awarded to future lawyers who completed a thorough program of course work and practice focusing on law practice in the courtroom. He earned his undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Sacramento.

Mr. Cintean currently teaches Constitutional Law at a local Law School. He keeps up to date with the latest developments in the law, especially when it comes to the constitution, its interpretation by the courts and the protection it affords to citizens.

Mr. Cintean worked with the Sacramento County District Attorney's Office for a total of seven years. As Deputy District Attorney, he prosecuted a large number of misdemeanor and felony cases. As part of the Felony Jury Trial Team, Mr. 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, felony DUI, drug possession, drug sales, arson, assault with a deadly weapon and attempted murder.

As a Sacramento defense attorney, Alin D. Cintean represents his clients with a high degree of competence. His good reputation as a fair and aggressive attorney allows him to bring many cases to a favorable resolution prior to jury trial. When cases do go to trial, Mr. Cintean vigorously represents his clients' interests while building a strong rapport with the jury. Having tried numerous cases on both sides of the courtroom Mr. Cintean is quite comfortable in his role as a defense attorney, presenting cases before juries. Knowing how the prosecutor has or should have prepared the case often gives Mr. Cintean an advantage and helps him be an effective defense lawyer.