(Joined ELG in 2015)
Antonio Ceritelli has spent his entire life serving others. As a youth, Mr. Ceritelli was active in the Boy Scouts of America, serving his local community and eventually earning his Eagle Scout title. At the age of eighteen, Mr. Ceritelli enlisted in the Marine Corps and spent the next twenty years serving his nation, including two combat deployments to Iraq and one to Afghanistan. Mr. Ceritelli held numerous positions including: Infantryman, Communication Maintenance Chief, Drill Instructor, and Senior Enlisted Advisor. In 2005, Mr. Ceritelli was recognized as the Marine Corps Drill Instructor of the year. In 2010, Mr. Ceritelli graduated from National University with a Bachelor of Business Administration.
After retiring from the Marine Corps as a First Sergeant, Mr. Ceritelli began his legal education at Arizona Summit Law School. While in Law School, Mr. Ceritelli gained valuable experience assisting prosecutors in the Maricopa County Prosecutor’s Office and in the cities of Avondale, Buckeye, and Tolleson. In just two years, Mr. Ceritelli graduated Law School, Summa Cum Laude, while participating in an accelerated program and was ranked third in his graduating class. Mr. Ceritelli successfully took the Arizona Bar Examination and was subsequently admitted to practice law in the state of Arizona and the District of Arizona Federal Court.
Mr. Ceritelli enjoys his current position as an Attorney at Escamilla Law Group, PLLC where he continues his lifetime of service to others by assisting the victims of tortious acts heal from their emotional, financial, and physical injuries.