Abelardo grew up all over the United States and Europe because of his father’s military service, 但亚利桑那一直是他和家人称之为“家”的地方.” In 2004, Abelardo made the permanent move to Arizona to attend college and he’s been here ever since. 阿贝拉多总是喜欢学习新事物, and he has two Bachelor of Arts degrees in Art History and English from Northern Arizona University and the University of Arizona, 分别.
阿贝拉多曾就读于桑德拉·戴·奥康纳法学院. 在法学院, Abelardo worked part-time as a barista and volunteered at a variety of organizations that provided free legal aid to those in need. 虽然做志愿者, Abelardo gained valuable insight as to how lawyers could give back to their communities with their legal skills, 看到了积极的一面, 它对人们生活的现实影响. 阿贝拉多2018年从法学院毕业时, he received the highest pro bono distinction as a result of his volunteering.
毕业后, Abelardo希望继续为社区服务, so he accepted a position as an attorney at the Maricopa County Public Defender’s Office. 在那个职位上, 阿贝拉多代表的是低收入客户, 确保政府尊重他的委托人的宪法权利, 并努力争取他的客户想要的结果. 作为一个结果, Abelardo spent his first two years of law practice in a courtroom almost every day, which has made him feel comfortable and confident while advocating for his clients in front of 法官 和反对法律顾问.
在他的客户, 阿贝拉多最出名的是他的沟通能力, 将法律概念转化为易于理解的术语, so that his clients understand everything that is going on in their cases. 在他的同事, 法官, 和反对法律顾问, 阿贝拉多以强壮著称, 他为客户辩护时使用的法律写作技巧.
工作以外的, Abelardo喜欢烹饪, 园艺, 和他的fiancé还有两只狗共度美好时光. Abelardo also enjoys reading and doing creative things such as painting, 雕刻, 参观艺术博物馆.