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Port Parker and Myles Taylor,
Parker Law Group
Parker Law Group

Parker Law Group was founded by Port Parker, a respected Sacramento attorney with 23 years of experience. For the third straight year, Port has been recognized as one of Sacramento’s Top Lawyers. He has successfully litigated a variety of cases involving complex corporate, probate, trust and tort claims, with an emphasis on matters involving business disputes, legal and professional malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty. Port acts as general counsel to a diverse group of companies and manages the firm’s business law practice. He has significant state and federal appellate court experience and has assembled a strong team of attorneys and staff to provide the best legal representation possible for his clients. Myles Taylor is an associate at the firm who practices business law and litigation. He is also experienced in estate and trust disputes, financial abuse, fraud, and legal and professional malpractice.

555 Capitol Mall, Suite 1230, Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 996-0400
www.parlawgroup.com

Ann Kanter and Alanna Romo​​
Kanter and Romo

Ann Kanter and Alanna Romo have more than 40 years’ combined experience in immigration law matters. They formed their partnership in 2017 after 10 years of developing their team in midtown Sacramento. They specialize in temporary employment visas and permanent residence for professionals, entrepreneurs and families. Ann is a State-certified specialist in immigration law who advises companies and public agencies. She has been listed as a Super Lawyer in Northern California annually since 2006. Alanna has over 10 years experience handling complex visa matters such as H-1B, O-1 and physician national interest waivers as well as fiancé/fiancée​ and family cases. She has a J.D. from Lincoln Law School and a B.S. in International Relations from CSUS.

Kanter & Romo Immigration Law Office, PC
517A 19th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 443-6918
www.kanterromo.com

BPE Law Group, PC
BPE Law Group, PC

With over 75 years of collective experience, the attorneys at BPE​ Law Group bring a wealth of legal experience and practical experience in assisting our clients in their business and real estate needs. Our attorneys routinely work with investors, developers, property owners, businesses and professionals on business succession planning, business transitions, real estate transactions, financing, litigation, estate planning and human resource issues. Our attorneys work collaboratively with clients to find practical, cost-effective legal solutions.

We are honored to have the following attorneys named in the 2018 Top Lawyers list:

D. Keith Dunnagan: Real Estate/Business
Robert J. Enos: Civil Litigation
Alexander W. Munn: Real Estate

2339 Gold Meadow Way, Ste. 101, Gold River, CA 95670
916-966-2260
www.bpelaw.com

The Burton Law Firm
Burton Law Group

The Burton Law Firm is pleased to recognize all of its attorneys for being featured in Sacramento Magazine’s Top Lawyers for 2018. As a Firm of ten attorneys, the Firm was featured in eight categories with a total of 13 recognitions. Specific congratulations to Mike Iwahiro, Business/Corporate (previous award 2017 Business/Corporate, 2016 Business/Corporate); John Boze, Construction (2017 Real Estate) John Knowlton, Business Litigation & General Litigation (2017 Business Litigation); Alexis Ortega, International Trade (2017 Business Litigation & International, 2016 Business Litigation); Kathryn Nelson, Estate Planning and Probate (2017 Estate Planning & Probate); Ronald Witlen, Business Corporate (2017 Tax); Daniel Street, Alternative Dispute Resolution and Employment & Labor (2017 Alternative Dispute Resolution, Business Litigation, and Employment & Labor); David Kelly, Estate Planning & Probate; Keith Pershall, Tax; and Jeb Burton, Estate Planning & Probate as well as Tax (2017 Business/Corporate, Tax, & Estate Planning and Probate, 2016 Tax & Estate Planning & Probate, 2015 Estate Planning & Probate, as well as Tax, 2014 Estate Planning and Probate as well as Tax).

The Burton Law Firm represents businesses, individuals and families, both locally and around the world, with its main office in Downtown Sacramento, an additional office in Roseville, and a satellite office in San Francisco. The Firm’s superior customer service, innovative expertise, and collaborative holistic approach allow its attorneys and staff to provide their clients with both a high level of personalized attention and the highest quality legal services. The Firm specializes in handling complex and overlapping areas of law, be they transactional in nature or litigation issues.

The Burton Law Firm is dedicated to Sacramento and its neighboring communities, annually contributing significant pro-bono time, fundraising for local and regional non-profits, as well as making generous donations to a variety of non-profit organizations.

The Burton Law Firm’s success can be attributed to its goal of providing the highest quality legal services, accompanied by an exceptional level of customer service—which can be summed up in its motto: “Big Firm Quality, Small Firm Charm.”

400 Capitol Mall, Ste. 1850, Sacramento, CA 95814 | 3741 Douglas Blvd., Ste. 320, Roseville, CA 95661 • (916) 822-8700
www.lawburton.com

Eric Ratinoff Law Corp
Eric Ratinoff Law Corp

“The people I represent are worth the fight.”
- Eric Ratinoff, Trial Lawyer

Eric Ratinoff has been fighting for his clients as a trial lawyer for 25 years. He is known in both state and federal courts as an aggressive advocate, and has earned national recognition for obtaining outstanding results, including numerous jury verdicts. A faculty member at the Spence Trial Lawyers College, Eric teaches trial skills to lawyers across the country. He is AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell, has been named to Northern California Super Lawyers for multiple years, featured in Sacramento’s Top 25 and Northern California’s Top 100 Super Lawyers Lists, and Top 100 Lists for National Trial Lawyers and America’s Top Attorneys. Eric’s practice is built on sincere empathy and aggressive representation for his clients in matters involving catastrophic injuries, traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, motorcycle and trucking accidents, dangerous products, insurance bad faith, wildfire litigation and business litigation.

401 Watt Avenue Sacramento, CA 95864
916-473-1LAW • eric@ericratinoff.comEricRatinoff.com

Schuering Zimmerman & Doyle, LLP
Schuering Zimmerman & Doyle, LLP

We are a law firm of trial attorneys who practice in numerous complex areas. We are members of ABOTA (American Board of Trial Advocates) and are board certified by the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. The keystone of our practice is medical malpractice defense. We have unique skills, in-depth knowledge and experience in all areas of medical malpractice litigation. We have tried lawsuits in every specialty of medicine, including dental, podiatric, nursing, chiropractic, and pharmaceutical litigation. We represent hospitals and clinics and their employees, including nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, technicians and administrative staff. We represent physicians and other healthcare professionals before the professional licensing boards in California and Nevada. We defend physicians and other healthcare professionals in hospital administrative actions to reduce, restrict or revoke their privileges. Our broad knowledge in specific medical fields serves to compliment our trial advocacy skills during these proceedings. We also represent physicians, medical directors and various facilities throughout California in elder abuse cases. We have extensive experience litigating all aspects of the California Elder Abuse Act.

400 University Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 567-0400
www.szs.com

Patrick K. Hanly,
Law Office of Patrick K. Hanly​​
Patrick K. Hanly

Pat Hanly spent 15 years as a federal prosecutor in Sacramento and handled some of the area’s highest profile cases. His cross examination technique was once described by the Sacramento Bee as “brief but brutal.” With 30 years of trial experience, he is one of Sacramento’s most experienced and successful criminal trial attorneys, and has tried more than 60 criminal jury trials in Northern California. Judges and opposing attorneys describe him as one of the most respected defense lawyers in the state. The Law Office of Patrick K. Hanly provides the highest quality criminal defense for its clients backed by experience, relentless effort and uncompromising integrity. Mr. Hanly understands how prosecutors put their cases together and how to find the weakness in each case. He handles the most difficult and complex criminal defense cases, and has been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Association, Super Lawyers and magazines and newspapers as a top criminal defense lawyer.

455 Capitol Mall Suite 325, Sacramento, CA 95814
(916)-773-2211
www.patrickhanlylaw.com

Mark S. Spring, Esq.
Mark S. Spring, Esq.

Mark S. Spring is the founding partner of the Sacramento office of Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP, a statewide labor and employment defense law firm. Spring has over 25 years of experience representing private sector employers in union-management relations. He has a successful track record in navigating many types of union-related matters, including negotiating collective bargaining agreements, handling matters before the NLRB, handling grievance arbitrations, and assisting non-union businesses during union campaigns. Spring also has a successful history representing employers in discrimination, harassment, and wage and hour claims, with significant trial experience. He has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America© in “Employment Law/Management, in Sacramento” and “Litigation, Labor and Employment in Sacramento,” recognized in Sacramento Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar,” and listed among the Northern California Super Lawyers multiple times. When not practicing law, Spring teaches an undergraduate legal class at CSUS​ and coaches basketball at Folsom High School.

900 University Ave., Ste. 200, Sacramento 95825
(916) 361-0991; mspring@cdflaborlaw.com
www.cdflaborlaw.com

Diepenbrock Elkin Gleason LLP​
Diepenbrock Elkin Gleason LLP

Diepenbrock Elkin Gleason LLP has a long history in California legal and governmental matters, focusing on business transactions, litigation, real estate, construction, government contracts, and environmental law. The attorneys work cohesively to serve client interests, focusing on cost-effective solutions to difficult legal challenges.

We are honored to have numerous 2018 Top Lawyers at the Firm!
Bradley J. Elkin
– Real Estate
Chris A. McCandless – Construction
Eileen M. Diepenbrock – Business Litigation / Litigation Commercial / Litigation Construction
Danielle R. Stephens – Real Estate
David A. Diepenbrock – Business Litigation
Jennifer L. Dauer – Government Contracts
John V. Diepenbrock – Eminent Domain
Karen L. Diepenbrock – Land Use / Zoning / Real Estate
Mark E. Peterson – Business / Corporate
Nicole R. Gleason – Environmental / Real Estate

500 Capitol Mall, Suite 2200, Sacramento, CA 95814 • (916) 492-5000 • www.diepenbrock.com

Ashley R. Amerio, Esq.
Ashley R. Amerio, Esq.

Ashley Amerio is an accomplished trial attorney and President of Amerio Law Firm. Mrs. Amerio handles a variety of injury cases, as well as wrongful death, and nursing home abuse cases. She is deeply passionate about achieving the absolute best results for her clients, and does not stop until justice has been served for each one. Prior to establishing Amerio Law Firm in 2006, Mrs. Amerio’s career path included a role as a deputy district attorney. She credits this prosecutorial experience as a major contributor of laying the foundation of a well-rounded perspective of the justice system early on in her career. Her zealous advocacy and unparalleded results have earned her a reputation among her clients and peers as being Experienced & Aggressive. She prides herself on being the leader of an organization which truly believes that those who have been injured due to someone else’s negligence should be fairly compensated for their injuries.

1640 Lead Hill Boulevard Suite 220
Roseville, CA 95661
www.ameriolaw.com

MAKE THE WISE CHOICE
Make the Wise Choice

Thank you Sacramento Magazine for once again recognizing Michael Wise and the Wise Law Group as a Top Law Firm in the Sacramento Region! Mr. Wise founded the Wise Law Group after working several years as a prosecutor in both Contra Costa County and Sacramento County. Mr. Wise has earned the respect of his adversaries and the courts for being a professional, and tenacious trial advocate for the accused. He represents clients from all walks of life, and handles a wide variety of criminal cases, ranging from simple DUI and petty theft to Murder, gang shootings, domestic violence allegations, assault, narcotics, embezzlement and fraud. He teaches law enforcement officers on ethical courtroom testimony. The Wise Law Group has long held an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and Mr. Wise has been recognized by the American Trial Lawyers Association as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in California for several years. We are also pleased to announce that Retired Associate Justice Timothy Buckley has recently joined our team in an Of Counsel position. Mr. Buckley spent decades on the bench in the Justice Court, Superior Court and the California Courts of Appeal. We are honored to have him on our team.

Please visit us at our new location:
455 Capitol Mall, Suite 305
Sacramento, CA, 95814

Tiffany L. Andrews, CWLS, CFLS​​
Tiffany L. Andrews, CWLS, CFLS

Tiffany L. Andrews, CWLS, CFLS is a Certified Family Law Specialist and Child Welfare Law Specialist who has been practicing in dependency law since 2006 and in family law since 2008. She is one of the few dual specialists that actually specialize in these two areas or practice, together! Mrs. Andrews has offices in both Folsom, CA and Fairfield, CA and practices throughout the greater Sacramento area. Her office is a award winning local family law practice having won 2018 Best of the Best in the City of Folsom with the Folsom Telegraph, 2018 Top Lawyer in Family Law in Sacramento Magazine, 2018 AVVO Client’s Choice Award and Mrs. Andrews has remained a designated Rising Star with Super Lawyers for the past 5 years running! In Mrs. Andrews’s downtime she enjoys spending time with her 3 children, traveling and volunteering her time to work on legislation to strive to close the gap between the two legal systems she practices in, i.e. dependency and family law, as Mrs. Andrews believes very strongly that “the same similarly abused child should NOT be treated differently depending upon which system ends up protecting the child!”

6611 Folsom Auburn Rd., Suite H, Folsom, CA 95630
(916) 790-8440 Office • (916) 988-8440 Fax
www.tlalawoffice.com

Nubia Goldstein & Robin Baral Churchwell White LLP​
Nubia Goldstein & Robin Baral

Churchwell White LLP has much to celebrate in 2018. In addition to a dozen Top Lawyers honors, we are proud to introduce Nubia Goldstein and Robin Baral as the firm’s newest partners. These familiar faces, to clients and coworkers alike, exemplify hard work and dependable advice. Since joining the firm, both have grown to become leaders within their respective practice areas. Nubia is an experienced public law attorney, whose career has been perfectly tailored to assist her city clients in an unrivaled breadth of municipal matters, from day-to-day issues to litigation. Robin has set himself apart in land use and environmental law, developing a practice highlighted by his ability to work with public agencies, developers, and consultants. Nubia and Robin join the Firm’s six existing partners to continue the expansion of one of the greater Sacramento region’s fastest-growing law firms.

1414 K Street, 3rd Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 468-0950
churchwellwhite.com

Trevor Carson
Trevor Carson

Trevor Carson is one of the founders of Carson & Kyung, ALC. He started the firm in 2011 with the aspiration of providing the best legal services while building quality relationships with his clients. Since the beginning, Trevor has been developing strong relationships with the community through his hardworking personality coupled with his kind heart. He has continued to maintain his goals of accessibility, attentiveness, and perseverance throughout his day-to-day practice. Trevor’s practice focuses on resolving business disputes. He is a business litigator that understands the longevity of the business is paramount, which drives him to diligently work on protecting his clients’ businesses.

Carson & Kyung, A Law Corporation
900 Howe Avenue, Suite 230 | Sacramento, CA 95825
Office: (916) 241-3336
www.carsonkyung.com

Eliot Reiner, Esq.,
Eliot Reiner, Esq.

Eliot Reiner is the lead attorney and founder of Eliot Reiner, APLC. He began his legal career as a defense attorney for major insurance companies, but switched to Plaintiff Personal Injury two decades ago. The insight he gained as a former insurance lawyer has given him an advantage in litigation time after time. His clients know him as a passionate legal advocate who thrives under pressure and approaches each case with careful attention to detail. He left the big firm environment to give every case the personal attention it deserves. During his career, he has prevailed in virtually every case that he took to conclusion. His impressive case results are outshone only by his 5-Star client reviews in professional forums, Google, Yelp, Avvo and the Better Business Bureau. What he loves most about his work is being the trusted legal ally for people who find themselves in the worst of circumstances, and getting them compensated fairly for their losses.

ELIOT REINER, APLC​
701 Howe Avenue, Suite A-2, Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 929-6090
www.Reiner-Law.com

Law Offices of Eric H. Hintz
Law Offices of Eric H. Hintz

Eric H. Hintz is a criminal defense attorney who represents clients throughout Northern California. A lifelong resident of the Sacramento area, Mr. Hintz received his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Davis and received his law degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco. Upon graduating from law school, Mr. Hintz returned to Sacramento, where with his wife, Ronda, he has raised four sons. One of his sons, Brandon, has joined him in the practice of law. With more than 30 years of legal experience, Mr. Hintz remains committed to a personal, hands-on approach to practicing law. Practice areas include, but are not limited to, criminal defense, DUI, domestic violence, sex crimes, financial crimes, computer crimes and juvenile crimes. New business comes almost exclusively via referrals from satisfied clients or other attorneys.

2725 Riverside Blvd. #2600, Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 504-4979 Office (916) 802-5979 Text
www.EricHintzLaw.com

Kershaw, Cook & Talley​
Kershaw, Cook & Talley

KCT is a nationally recognized Sacramento-based law firm that has cultivated a reputation for very high quality work and consistent effective client communications. By leveraging over a century of collective experience, the firm has recovered more than $1 billion in verdicts and settlements in personal injury, mass tort, and class action cases, and has made the difference for victims and families when it mattered most. In addition to fighting for victims who have suffered harm and losses caused by defective medical devices, dangerous drugs, traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, auto accidents, and wrongful death, the firm has also established a record of success and multi-million dollar recoveries in complex and high stakes class actions involving wage and hour, the automotive industry, consumer protection issues, breach of contract by insurance companies, Civil RICO, anti-trust and complex financial litigation. The firm’s partners—William A. Kershaw, Lyle W. Cook, Stuart C. Talley, and Ian J. Barlow—have served as lead or co-lead counsel in numerous nationwide class action and mass tort proceedings, and have been appointed to executive or plaintiffs’ steering committees in both state and federal courts.

401 Watt Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95864
(916) 779-7000 • bill@kctlegal.com
kctlegal.com

Chris Cosca, Law Offices of Chris Cosca​​
Chris Cosca

For 30 years, Chris Cosca has represented clients in federal and state courts, winning acquittals, earning dismissals, and negotiating reduced charges. A Sacramento native, he attended Jesuit High School, UC Berkeley, and Santa Clara University School of Law. His background includes 10 years with the Sacramento DA’s Office prosecuting many complex felony and high-profile murder cases. With over 90 jury trials refining his skills, he is now one of the area’s most experienced and successful criminal defense attorneys. Mr. Cosca’s clients gain confidence due to his success, aggressive defense, attention to detail, thorough preparation, and deep-rooted relationships with prosecutors and judges. All clients receive his personal attention, prompt replies, absolute confidentiality, and a thorough understanding of their case and possible outcomes. Outside the office, Mr. Cosca spends time with family, fly fishing, and enjoying the great outdoors.

1007 7th Street, Suite 210, Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 440-1010
chris@chrisCOSCAlaw.com
chrisCOSCAlaw.com

The Law Office of Thomas A. Johnson
Thomas A. Johnson

Thomas A. Johnson has been practicing law for over 30 years and has participated in over 130 jury trials. Mr. Johnson is a former Assistant United States Attorney and former Supervising Deputy District Attorney. During the course of his career, Mr. Johnson worked on a variety of criminal cases including mail fraud, embezzlement, bank fraud, conspiracies, computer cases, healthcare fraud, money laundering, firearms offenses, and other various white collar crimes. Mr. Johnson has defended some of the most high-profile defendants in the Sacramento area on crimes ranging from murder to money laundering. Mr. Johnson’s clients have included professional athletes and some of the most influential people in the region. He has handled some of the most complicated and newsworthy cases in the region with great success. Mr. Johnson is one of Sacramento’s most experienced trial attorneys and has litigated more than 130 jury trials in Northern California. Tom Johnson is widely known and respected within the legal community. He is described by judges and opposing attorneys as relentless, thorough, and a lawyer who thrives on complicated problems and difficult circumstances. Mr. Johnson provides clients the protection and aggressive defense that only 30 years of courtroom experience and integrity can deliver. As a former federal and state prosecutor, Mr. Johnson understands how prosecutors put cases together and how they can be taken apart. Tom Johnson has been trying complicated cases for decades. He was recognized in 1996 as the Prosecutor of the Year. Knowing how cases get prosecuted gives Tom Johnson a unique lens into how to defend against a prosecution. As the 1995 recipient of the U.S. Department of Justice Integrity Award, Tom Johnson also understands the importance of being trusted by federal and state prosecutors, while simultaneously aggressively defending his client. The result of 30 years of hard fought trials, executed with fairness and integrity, is very favorable outcomes for clients when a criminal trial is not a good option. Mr. Johnson is also committed to contributing to the community. He is on the Mercy Foundation Board of Directors and on the Board of Directors at Cristo Rey High School, and was the former Chair of the Board of Directors at WEAVE.

Sue Ann Van Dermyden​​
Sue Ann Van Dermyden

Sue Ann has worked in employment law for 25 years. She is a founding partner of Van Dermyden Maddux Law Corporation, an investigations law firm dedicated to conducting workplace and Title IX Campus investigations. Sue Ann has handled hundreds of cases involving claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblowing, sexual assault, violations of company policies, wage and hour violations and other forms of alleged misconduct and performance-related issues. She provides expert witness testimony on employment matters; advises clients on complex employmentrelated​ issues; and conducts interactive training seminars. Sue Ann’s commitment and passion for improving the quality of workplace instigations is demonstrated by her involvement with the Association of Workplace Investigators (AWI). She has been listed in Northern California Super Lawyers every year since 2010 and was elected in 2015 as a Fellow to the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers.

Van Dermyden Maddux Law Corporation
2520 Venture Oaks Way, Suite 450
Sacramento, CA 95833
vmlawcorp.com

Mitchell Chadwick, LLP
Patrick Mitchell
Braiden Chadwick
Mitchel Chadwick, LLP

Mitchell Chadwick is the premier natural resources and environmental boutique law firm in California. We are honored to have winning attorneys Patrick Mitchell (Land Use/Zoning) and Braiden Chadwick (Environmental) from the 2018 Top Lawyers. We are the legal advisors to mining, land use, aerospace, energy, mitigation bank and renewable resource companies operating in California. We work for numerous Fortune 500 companies, including some of the state’s largest ski resorts, alternative energy and mining companies, agricultural concerns, aerospace and oil/gas producers. Our attorneys are nationally recognized for providing high-quality legal services to some of the largest natural resource companies in the world.

3001 Lava Ridge Court, Suite 120, Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 462-8888
www.mitchellchadwick.com

Marcia Augsburger, Partner
King & Spalding
Marcia Augsburger, Partner

Marcia Augsburger is a partner in the Sacramento office of King & Spalding, a global firm. She practices business and regulatory law in the firm’s healthcare group, the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Chambers USA Award for Excellence. Marcia has practiced for almost 30 years, handling complex lawsuits, arbitrations, appeals, and investigations involving healthcare regulatory matters, payment denials, contract disputes, and constitutional issues. Informed by her litigation experience and compliance and privacy certifications, she also advises and develops compliance programs for telehealth, social media, and billing companies, health plans and hospitals, long-term care facilities and others. Marcia is also an expert witness on HIPAA.

621 Capitol Mall, Suite 1500, Sacramento, CA 95818
(916) 321-4803
www.kslaw.com

Daniel R. Del Rio
Del Rio & Associates, P.C.
Daniel R. Del Rio

Attorney Daniel Del Rio has more than a decade of experience passionately representing those who have been injured or whose loved ones have died as the result of another’s negligent behavior. As an award winning attorney with 8 years as a SuperLawyers Rising Star and a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Mr. Del Rio gets top results for his clients. Mr. Del Rio is also a board member for the Capital City Trial Lawyers Association where he works alongside his peers to advance the professional standards of Sacramento Trial Attorneys. Driven by a passion to help the injured, Attorney Del Rio skillfully represents his clients in and out of court. From car accidents and trucking accidents to spinal injury and traumatic brain injury cases, Attorney Del Rio has the knowledge and experience to handle a wide variety of cases with excellence.

2335 American River Drive, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95825,
(916) 378-4705
www.delriolawoffice.com

Mastagni Holstedt, APC​​
Mastagni Holstedt, APC

In over 40 years of practice, the law firm of Mastagni Holstedt, APC has grown into a comprehensive firm that provides unparalleled representation to public employee associations, law enforcement, firefighters, and private sector unions and private citizens. The firm’s labor practice has obtained some of the largest public employee labor contracts in the state and established case law protecting the rights of public employees and their organizations. The firm has secured favorable outcomes in complex litigation involving product liability, aviation accidents, and catastrophic injuries, protecting civil rights and seeking fair employment compensation. Mastagni Holstedt, APC is a full-service law firm dedicated to providing clients with effective and aggressive representation in a diverse range of practice areas, including labor and employment, personal injury, criminal defense, and workers’ compensation. The people at Mastagni Holstedt, APC share a combined vision of representing our clients with the utmost passion, and the firm congratulates the 2018 Top Lawyer honorees.

Making a false or fraudulent workers’ compensation claim is a felony subject to up to five years in prison or a fine of up to $50,000 or double the value of the fraud, whichever is greater or by both imprisonment and fine.

1912 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95811 • With locations throughout California
(916) 446-4692
www.mastagni.com

DUGGAN LAW CORPORATION​
Duggan Law Corporation

Duggan Law Corporation offers the highest caliber legal services to employers and business clients in Sacramento and throughout Northern California. We congratulate our four winning attorneys, Jennifer Duggan, Laura McHugh, Christina Bucci Hamilton, and Kimberly Garner, for being voted 2018 Top Lawyers. The firm counsels and represents companies, entrepreneurs, and individuals in labor and employment law matters, business disputes, probate litigation, and estate planning. Its attorneys have extensive trial and litigation experience and are dedicated to providing superior value to clients through quality work, exceptional service, efficiency, and creative problem solving. We truly enjoy what we do, are honored to serve our clients, and welcome your questions about our practice.

641 Fulton Avenue, Suite 200A, Sacramento, CA 95825
(916) 550-5309
www.duggan-law.com

Bartkiewicz, Kronick​ & Shanahan

Bartkiewicz, Kronick & Shanahan

Bartkiewicz, Kronick & Shanahan, founded in 1989, represents local agencies and private clients in Northern and other areas of California on matters involving water resources, land use, and governmental law. We partner with our clients to develop innovative solutions in response to California’s complex governmental, water and environmental landscape. Only attorneys who concentrate in these areas are able to stay current on the many legislative, regulatory and judicial developments affecting local government and water and natural resource issues. By focusing our practice, we keep abreast of legal and policy developments, and provide highly knowledgeable, competent and experienced representation to our clients. With our practice located in Sacramento, we have easy access to the state and federal agencies that regulate natural resources and local government matters.

1011 22nd Street, Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 446-4254
www.bkslawfirm.com

Clement & Associates
Clement & Associates

Lesley Clement founded Clement & Associates after she handled her first elder abuse case in 1994. Since that time, the firm’s practice has specialized in the representation of egregiously injured elders and dependent adults in long-term care and acute-care facilities. Clement & Associates has handled high-profile cases that have been featured in TIME Magazine, the New York Times, the National Law Journal, People Magazine, CBS Evening News, Frontline, and The Sacramento Bee—and has achieved record-breaking results for its clients. Older people are particularly vulnerable to neglect and abuse. Unfortunately, many corporations in the health care and long-term care industries shortchange patient care to increase their profits. Clement & Associates has the resources and expertise to successfully litigate against the largest long-term care corporations and hospitals in the country. Clement & Associates is passionate about protecting the rights of elders.

3576 McKinley Blvd. Sacramento CA 95816
916-444-9323
www.elderabuseadvocates.com

Law Offices of Alin Cintean - Criminal Law Specialist
Alin Cintean

When innocence needs to be protected, people trust Criminal Law Specialist, Attorney Alin Cintean.

For over a decade, Alin has devoted himself to the practice of law. Whether defending clients in high profile cases or helping a wrongfully accused parent avoid a conviction, Alin​ works tirelessly to get his clients justice.

Alin graduated from McGeorge School of Law and started his legal career with the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office. As a Deputy District Attorney, he gained invaluable experience in the courtroom and learned the mindset of a prosecutor. In 2010, he went on to enter private practice, using his expertise to help clients during their most challenging times. Alin is now recognized as an aggressive and knowledgeable defense attorney. When called on for legal commentary by various news agencies, he does not shy away from speaking the truth. He confidently takes on some of the most difficult cases, including complex federal white collar, vehicular manslaughter, domestic violence and murder.

Alin invests himself wholeheartedly into his work and approaches every case aggressively, knowledgeably and skillfully so that his clients obtain the best results. His genuine approach and strong work ethic have resulted in numerous wins. These positive results speak for themselves. More recently, Alin’s effective trial strategy and skill resulted in eight consecutive successful trial outcomes.

Alin challenged the prosecution and won an acquittal on all felony domestic violence and assault charges filed against a former NFL player. He also successfully defended a potential juror against perjury charges filed after jury selection in a death penalty case. Alin​ has obtained several other not guilty verdicts for his clients, including a young man accused of armed robbery, a client charged with burglary and another with sexual assault. When trial is the only option, Alin knows how to get his clients the justice they deserve.

Alin’s attentive ear and discerning character help him understand the uniqueness of his clients’ cases. When it comes to putting together the most effective defense plan, Alin’s perceptive nature and knowledge of criminal law help him create winning strategies for his clients. Alin fully embraces the multifaceted role of advocate and counselor. As such, he has earned the trust and respect of his clients and those in the legal community.

When he is not in the office or in court, Alin​ enjoys spending time with his family and working the land on his small ranch in Carmichael.

Alin is admitted both in state and federal trial courts and appellate courts. He is also licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia.

Certified Criminal Law Specialist • California State Bar, Board of Legal Specialization
555 Capitol Mall, Suite 755, Sacramento, CA 95814 • (916) 441-3500
SacramentoDefenseAttorney.com