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Meet Our Staff

Santaella Legal Group, APC

Meet Our Staff

Ethan Choy - Senior Paralegal

undefinedEthan Choy is a legal assistant for Santaella Legal Group, APC. Ethan completed his undergraduate studies at the George Washington University in 2016 with a Bachelors in Business Economics and Public Policy. After which, he taught English in Barcelona, Spain for a year. Ethan has been with Santaella Legal Group, APC for almost two years, serving as one of the many happy faces that are dedicated to listening and aiding the firm’s clients. Ethan plans on pursuing his own career in law in the near future after having the opportunity to work with it firsthand. Click here to read more.

Ashley Hendrix - Legal Assistant

Ashley graduated from University of Nevada Reno, BAs in Criminal Justice and Psychology. She began her legal career working at a Criminal Defense and Business Firm then later did Criminal Court Reporting. Click here to read more.

Frances Mariano - Legal Assistant

Frances Mariano obtained her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Saint Mary’s College of California. Her entry in the legal field began as a legal assistant for a Trusts and Estates attorney. Click here to read more.

Our Commitment to Excellence

  • Client Champion Silver
  • Lawyers.com Premium
  • Lead Counsel
  • Certified Small Business
  • Justia
  • Top Attorney Elder Law
  • Top Avvo Contributor
  • Top Attorney Estate Planning
  • Authorized Notary Public
  • WealthCounsel Member
  • Member of the Academy of Special Needs Planners
  • ProVisors
  • Elder Counsel Member
  • NAELA
  • American Bar Association

Hear From Our Clients

  • “Excellent Attorney!”

    Gabriella G.

  • “My objectives have been realized, and you both were a big part of those accomplishments!”

    F.S.

  • “Broad experience, competence, and integrity.”

    Maria G.

  • “Ivette Santaella is very personable and makes the entire process of creating an estate plan much easier.”

    Tricia H.

  • “[Ivette] is passionate about the law and helping clients understand it.”

    Peer Review

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