Estate Planning and Business Law
Meet Our Staff

Santaella & Jahangiri, 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 both partners in business litigation and 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 Lubna Jahangiri at Santaella & Jahangiri 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 & Jahangiri 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.

BillieJean Hedt

undefinedBillieJean has worked for three firms in civil litigation for just over 30 years in State and Federal jurisdictions, including personal injury, products liability, construction defect, subrogation/collection, corporate/transactional, criminal defense and family law/estate planning, patent infringement. She has assisted attorneys at trial for jury selection, presentation of evidence and notes for reports to clients at the conclusion of each day. While at our firm she has expanded her knowledge to include real estate/business litigation, trust administration and probate. Her experience is a valuable asset to our firm and she has been an integral part of many of our client matter success stories. Click here to read her full 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

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

    Ezequiel R.

  • “Ivette Santaella is very personable and makes the entire process of creating an estate plan much easier.”

    Tricia H.

  • “Thank You Lubna!”


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


  • “ I found her to be detail oriented and very effective in getting a speedy resolution in my company's favor. ”

    Sangam Singh

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