Albert J. Maldonado


Tel: (909) 466-4901


At a Glance

Albert advises public clients on a variety of issues.
He has experience drafting petitions to and briefs for the U.S. Supreme Court.
Albert is a Harvard graduate.

Albert J. Maldonado is an attorney in Best Best & Krieger LLP’s Municipal Law practice group.
During law school at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, Albert participated in the school’s U.S. Supreme Court Clinic, where he helped draft petitions for certiorari and amicus and merits briefs. He was an associate editor of the Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy. He also was a recipient of the Federal Bar Association Chicago Chapter’s Lefkow Fellowship and interned for the National Immigrant Justice Center’s Children’s Protection Project.
Albert was intimately involved with the National Latina/o Law Student Association, culminating in serving as the organization’s director of public relations from 2016-2017.
Prior to law school, Albert received his master’s degree of theological studies at Harvard Divinity School. He concentrated on studying religion, ethics, and politics and completed half his coursework at the Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government.
While attending Pitzer College, Albert interned for then-Congressman David Dreier and then-Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
Albert serves on the Board of Directors for the Ontario-Montclair School District Foundation, which fundraises for and institutes the Promise Scholars Program - a program that works to ensure students have post-secondary education opportunities. Albert grew up in Alta Loma, Calif. He enjoys dancing, especially salsa and bachata, and also plays the piano. Albert is licensed to practice law in the State of California.


  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D.
  • Harvard Divinity School, MTS
  • Pitzer College, B.A., political studies, with honors


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