Lino focuses on Criminal defense and appeals, Civil litigation, and Wills, Trusts & Estates.
Prior to joining as an Associate at Aidala, Bertuna and Kamins, Lino served over six years as an Assistant District Attorney at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office. As a Brooklyn Prosecutor, Lino investigated and prosecuted violent felonies including attempted murders, gang shootings, felony assaults, home invasions, robberies, gun possessions and vehicular homicides – many of which garnered significant media attention.
During his tenure, Lino gained extensive courtroom experience: He secured over 150 indictments before the Kings County Grand Jury, cross-examined defendants, conducted and co-chaired numerous preliminary hearings, evidentiary suppression hearings and trials. In recognition of his investigative and advocative skills, Lino was promoted to Senior Assistant District Attorney in 2020.
Lino’s experience as a seasoned Assistant District Attorney provides him with first-hand understanding of how prosecutors build and develop their cases, which is crucial to knowing how to build a strong defense.
Lino received his Bachelor of Arts Summa Cum Laude in Political Science from the Macaulay Honors College in the City University of New York at Baruch College with a minor in Law and Policy. He continued his education by attending the City University of New York’s School of Law and receiving his Juris Doctor Degree in 2015. While attending law school, Lino was involved in the Law School’s Mediation Clinic as a Student Mediator. In that capacity, Lino co-mediated cases in Queens and Brooklyn Small Claims Court and assisted as second-chair in an Employment Discrimination case in U.S. Federal District Court.