Anabel was born and raised in Orange County. She attended Santa Ana schools through Santa Ana College. After graduation she continued working in the legal field for 12 years. After a few years of working at a couple of law firms she realized her real interest was in criminal law. In 2012 she took an opportunity to work with criminal defense Attorney Sheny Gutierrez where she's been able to realize her desire to assist people by working the field of criminal law.
As a legal assistant her responsibilities include being the main contact for the office. She assists in preparing motions and petitions and also handles client inquiries, sets consultations, and makes sure the clients have appropriate access to the attorney. There is continuous communication between her and attorney Gutierrez, which allows her to timely relay any information needed or requested by the clients. The open line of communication keeps her in constant contact with both attorney Gutierrez and the clients. With her knowledge in office administration she ensures the smooth operation of the office.
Outside of the office Anabel likes to spend time with her loved ones and also likes time alone. She enjoys movie nights with her nieces, dinner dates with her friends and loves a good family get together. When she is not out with her family or friends, she likes to spend down time at home watching a good docuseries. Laid back days with good company are her favorite type of days.