Antonio is an attorney licensed to practice law in both the United States, in the states of California and New York, and in the country of Mexico. He is the founder of and managing attorney at Maldonado Law Group. He has an active litigation practice in both U.S. courts, in Southern California, and in Mexico courts, primarily in Baja California and Baja California Sur.
He is bilingual in English and Spanish with complete fluency in the legal systems of both the United States and Mexico. He earned a Licenciatura en Derecho (LL.B.) degree from the Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) in Monterrey, Mexico and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from American University's Washington College of Law in Washington D.C.
Recognized by regional publications in Southern California as one of best attorneys in the areas of international law and business law, and has been rated “Superb” 10 out of 10 by Avvo.
He has many times served as an expert witness on Mexican Law in US litigation matters, in both state and federal court, having been a court-appointed expert on Mexico Law by the Supreme Court of California in Los Angeles County.
He is an active member of the American Bar Association's Section of International Law. Presently he serves as Vice-chair of it's Mexico Committee and Co-chair of it's San Diego-Tijuana City Chapter. He is also an active member of the San Diego County Bar Association, presently serving as Vice-chair for 2016 and elected as the Chair of the International Law Section for 2017. He is also a Barrister member of the Hon. William B. Enright Inn of Court.