Estate Planning
Meet Our Staff

Santaella Legal Group, APC

Meet Our Staff

Harneet Dhaliwal - Law Clerk

undefinedHarneet Dhaliwal joined the firm as a law clerk. She previously worked for the applicant side for workers comp claims, criminal law, and business immigration. Her current focus is in the estate planning area where she enjoys assisting in drafting trusts, trust administration, and probate litigation. Click here to review her entire bio.

Tiffany Cordova - Senior Legal Filing Clerk

undefinedTiffany Cordova joined the firm in February 2019 as a senior legal filing clerk. Tiffany assists partners in trust administration. She volunteers at Love A Child Mission Shelter, Prisoners literature Program, and CJCJ youth justice mentoring. Tiffany’s long-term goal is to attend law school to be able to help those in marginalized communities. Click here to review her entire bio.

Ethan Choy - Legal Assistant

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.

Office Manager - Tricia Hoekwater

Tricia Hoekwater is the law firm's Office Manager. Tricia brings many years of experience, having worked as an Executive Assistant and Office Manager in a variety of industries – most recently in the legal field for the past 10 years. She brings her expertise at creating organization from chaos by creating and implementing processes and systems. Click here to review her entire bio.

Our Commitment to Excellence

  • 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
  • Avvo Clients' Choice
  • ProVisors
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise
  • Woman's Business Enterprise National Council
  • Elder Counsel Member
  • American Bar Association

Hear From Our Clients

  • “The whole process was made very easy...”

    Connie M.

  • “I recommend Ivette”


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


  • “Excellent Attorney!”

    Gabriella G.

  • “She is truly passionate about what she does, and her integrity is of the highest caliber.”

    Ezequiel R.

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