Ariel is a southern California native, having grown up in San Diego’s North County. After graduating high school, she attended the University of California, Davis to earn her undergraduate degree in History and Art History. Thereafter,
Ariel attended what is now Western Michigan University’s Law School in Lansing, Michigan. While in law school, Ariel volunteered in the community and clerked for a criminal defense attorney and public defender. She took special classes to focus on estate planning, elder care, family law, and bankruptcy, and later interned at the Law Office of Dawn Dell’Acqua, where in 2010 she was hired fulltime as the Law Office’s Law Clerk. In March 2017, Ariel obtained her license to practice law in California. She has been assisting clients in Family Law and Estate Planning matters for the past 8 years.