Alicia R. Abella, Attorney at Law
Alicia (Ali) Abella was admitted to the Arizona State bar in 2017, and is an active member of the State Bar of Arizona. Ms. Abella is focusing her practice on family law, juvenile law, and simple probate matters.
In 2017, Ms. Abella graduated magna cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law. She was honored with Jurisprudence Awards for achieving the highest grades in Public International Law, Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity, and Immigration Law Clinic II. She also achieved Dean’s List Notations in five semesters.
While in law school, Ms. Abella gained hands-on legal experience in many different areas of law. At Legal Services of South Central Michigan, Ms. Abella assisted with family law, public benefit, and housing law cases. Ms. Abella also gained experience with immigration law working at Michigan State’s Immigration Clinic and St. Vincent Catholic Charities Immigration Clinic. Additionally, Ms. Abella spent two spring breaks serving at the Michigan State University Alternative Spring Break program assisting low-income individuals with their personal income taxes.
Upon relocating back to the East Valley in 2017, Ms. Abella immediately got involved with the Volunteer Lawyer’s Program, accepting both guardianship and adoption cases. She is now involved with the Arizona Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AzAFCC).
Ms. Abella was born and raised in Michigan. She moved to Arizona at 15 and attended Seton Catholic High School. Ms. Abella attended the University of Arizona earning a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and magna cum laude honors. After a brief career in teaching, Ms. Abella decided to return to school to pursue her law degree.