Attorney Garo R. Madenlian is aggressive, passionate, and committed to protecting the rights of the accused and fighting for justice, while providing individualized professional services tailored to the specific needs of each client.
Mr. Madenlian started his legal career as a prosecutor with the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s office where he evaluated and prosecuted thousands of misdemeanor and felony cases including driving under the influence (DUI), drug possession and sales cases, residential burglaries, bank fraud and theft crimes, sex crimes, weapons charges and violent crimes, and was the prosecutor in charge of the County Drug Court where drug counseling and rehabilitation programs were used in lieu of jail or prison.
Mr. Madenlian learned the prosecution’s approach from the inside out and recognizes that some situations require going all the way to trial while others are best resolved with delicate negotiations. He realizes that being arrested can be a frightening experience and understand what each client is going through, always making himself available to answer questions or address concerns. He utilizes his vast trial experience combined with the insight, knowledge, skills and training gained as a DA to serve those he represents secure the best possible results and get on with their lives.
Mr. Madenlian is also active in the community and has held several board and chairman positions with political and cultural organizations such as the ANCA Western Region and local chapters, the Armenian Cultural Foundation, various community centers, private schools, and other non-profit organizations. He has also served on the Traffic and Safety Commission for the City of Fountain Valley,
Mr. Madenlian is a member of the following professional associations: California Bar Association, California Public Defenders Association (CPDA),California Attorneys for Criminal Justice (CACJ), California DUI Lawyers Association (CDLA) , and ProVisors .