Crystal Ellis was born and raised in the city of Glendora, California. She attended Azusa Pacific University where she graduated with a bachelor of arts in Broadcast Journalism. During her time at APU, Crystal was a writer and video editor for “The Clause Newspaper,” and a Lead Officer for the Latin American Student Association (“LASA”).
During her time in college and law school, Crystal participated in local pageants to win scholarship money in order to further her legal education, Crystal won over 6 pageant titles, including Miss Azusa 2009 and Miss California Latina 2012.
Shortly after college graduation, Crystal began working for K-ABC7, one of Los Angeles’ largest television news networks. Later that year, Crystal realized her passion for news had been replaced with wanting to practice law. Crystal then decided to go to law school part-time in the evenings at Glendale University College of law and get her real estate license. Crystal also was a law clerk for the Los Angeles County District Attorneys Office, where gained valuable experience working with prosecutors on numerous cases and helping families obtain justice for their loved ones. In 2019, Crystal became a member of the California State Bar and is currently practicing law and is a current licensed realtor.
Crystal manages a boutique law firm located in the San Gabriel Valley that specializes in criminal defense and civil litigation. In regards to her real estate experience, Crystal uses her lawyer skills to negotiate the best price for her clients.
During her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, running, scuba diving, playing the piano and traveling the world with her husband, daughter and her two dogs, Sandy and Gizmo.