(Arizona State Bar Candidate)
Joined ELG in 2009 Arely Cruz has been with ELG ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS since inception. She was the first paralegal at the firm, and has been a valued staff member since 2009. Even before joining ELG ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS, Ms. Cruz had logged years of experience working assisting injured accident victims as a paralegal. The experience and knowledge Ms. Cruz gained working exclusively in personal injury for numerous years prior to joining the Escamilla team impacted the structure of ELG ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS positively while assisting hundreds of firm clients in the process. Today, Ms. Cruz is the firms Operations Administrator and heads our office non-attorney office staff and assists with office protocols, procedure, customer satisfaction, and team and resource management.
While working full-time at ELG ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS, Ms. Cruz was accepted to Northern Arizona University. Ms. Cruz diligently completed her coursework at NAU while working with the firm and attending to her family. She ultimately graduated and received her Bachelor Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies of Justice Administration. Without missing a beat, Ms. Cruz took the next logical step and continued her education by applying to law school, where she was ultimately accepted. Once again, Ms. Cruz worked and attended familial obligations during law school. She has now completed her studies receiving her Juris Doctors degree and is currently an Arizona State Bar candidate awaiting results.
Upon receiving her license Ms. Cruz plans to grow within the ELG ACCIDENT ATTORNEYS family and join the team as an attorney where will continue to utilize her years of experience and knowledge in personal injury to help the firm grow and assist our clients. In her spare time, Ms. Cruz enjoys spending time traveling with her family.