Born and raised in Anaconda, Montana, Santana attended the University of Montana and earned a B.A. in history with a minor in political science. She studied abroad in Italy and worked for the social security administration before attending the University of Montana School of Law and earning her Juris Doctor. During law school, Santana worked for various law offices and completed her clinical in mediation while adopting twin sons, Michael and Madison, and a daughter, Gabriella. She brings to the table a strong Montana work ethic and common sense while maintaining result orientated relationships with insurance carriers and opposing counsel. Santana is admitted to practice in Montana Administrative matters, Montana District Courts and Montana Federal District Courts. As a proponent of consumer rights, she successfully challenged credit card mandatory arbitration clauses before the Montana Supreme Court. During her representation in employment cases, she successfully petitioned the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to bring an action on behalf of a discharged Les Schwab employee in Montana after the E.E.O.C. had been absent in Montana for nearly a decade. The bulk of Santana’s case load involves successfully representing injured clients and families who have lost a loved one due to negligence. When not at the office or in court, Santana enjoys volunteering, running, cooking, hiking, travel and especially time with her active children and family.