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Meet Our Staff

Benjamin Ayala

Legal Assistant

undefinedBenjamin Ayala is motivated, with an assertive and productive work ethic. He graduated from the California State University of Long Beach in 2016 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. Ben is pursuing a career as an Attorney, and will be attending Law School in the Fall of 2018. He has experience in law offices, management, and education. He strives for success in all areas, especially in his work.

Ben sets goals that others may consider impossible, but with the right mindset anything is achievable. He is fueled by the love he shares with his girlfriend and his family. He is also passionate about the field of law and assisting others. At Law Offices of Steven Ibarra Ben is responsible for a series of responsibilities and works with Mr. Ibarra along with the team at the office in assisting our clients and ensuring their happiness.


Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Spring 2016

Denise Bautista

Legal Assistant


Denise Bautista has been with Law Offices of Steven Ibarra for a year and a half. After working in the Aerospace Industry for 20 years, she took a leave of absence and enjoyed being a stay home mom for 5 years. Happily married for 25 years and a mother of 2, Denise was ready for a new career and challenge. Denise’s professional and relationship-oriented leadership style has made a positive impact on the firm. She is compelled and eager to make the client’s experience as smooth and straightforward as possible.

Joshua Genzuk

Law Clerk


Mr. Genzuk graduated from Whittier College in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. He is currently in his third and final year at Loyola Law School Los Angeles, and is preparing to take the California Bar Exam in July of 2018.

Mr. Genzuk has been with our office for over two years now, and has proved vital in both our family law and personal injury practices. His experience in both plaintiff and defense work allows him to provide critical insight.

Mr. Genzuk’s passion for the law, and desire to zealously advocate for our clients is beyond comparison.

Lauren Guerra

Legal Secretary


Lauren Guerra graduated from Cal State Fullerton in 2013 with her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. She has also earned a certification in Basic Applied Forensic Sciences from Cal State Long Beach in 2015.

She is currently working towards her Master’s Degree.

Lauren has worked with various law enforcement agencies and victim advocacy groups. For the last 8 years, just prior to joining Law Office of Steven Ibarra, she was a caseworker in the hearing department at Binder & Binder, where she provided direct support to the managing attorneys and medical professionals to ensure that those with medical disabilities were secured their right to receive permanent disability benefits.

Lauren is extremely passionate about criminal justice and has long been sympathetic toward ensuring the safety and well-being of all victims of crime. At Law Offices of Steven Ibarra, Lauren provides direct administrative support to Mr. Ibarra and his staff, including communicating with court staff and organizing client files.


  • B.S., California State University, Fullerton, 2013

Robert Guerra

Head of Accounting


Robert Guerra graduated from California State University, Long Beach in 2010 with a degree in Communication Studies. He has worked at various law firms for over 8 years, and currently works as a Legal Assistant at our firm.

Robert has experience in all aspects of the personal injury litigation process, including drafting demand letters, Discovery, settlement negotiations and medical lien negotiations. His ability to negotiate medical liens truly is an art form. In fact, Robert has a 100% success rate negotiating liens at or below the California statutory ceiling during his time at Law Offices of Steven Ibarra. His aggressive yet charming negotiation style has resulted in hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation for our clients.

Robert is also the head of our accounting department.

Annissa Henry

Legal Assistant


Annissa Henry started with our firm in 2014 and serves as Legal Assistant to Attorney Steven Ibarra. Annissa joined with a unique background that complements and contributes to the firm’s growth and success. Her previous experience in mortgage banking has given her much success in the firm's bankruptcy department. She strives to handle every case with compassion and dedication in providing excellence in client services.

Jenelle Ibarra

Office Manager & Family Law Coordinator


Jenelle Ibarra manages the office and busy schedule with an iron fist. This ensures that all of our clients get the prompt and efficient service they deserve. Her aim is very results-oriented. Jenelle is extremely resourceful in managing her time at the office as balanced with raising her three children with Steven Ibarra.

At Law Offices of Steven Ibarra, Jenelle heads the family law section with an extremely passionate approach unmatched by other firms. Her ability to connect on a real emotional level with all of our clients results in no detail being left alone or ignored no matter how insignificant or otherwise. Jenelle prides herself in the ability to give our clients her cell phone number so can be accessible on these extremely time-sensitive cases.

Personal and Dedicated Representation

For Every Client
  • “Steven was extremely accessible, empathetic, and honest. ”

    Jaimie D.

  • “He stayed on top of my case and at the end of it all he got me a settlement I was pleased with.”

    Alex G.

  • “The staff in the office was very polite and didn't make you feel like you were just a number. ”

    Josh R.

  • “ He helped my family and I with a serious financial dilemma and he exceeded our expectations.”

    Abby G.

  • “Steven helped right the wrong, negotiated the settlement, and got me WAY more money than I thought I was going to get!”

    Ian T.

  • “My mediation experience went great and I am very happy with the final outcome. ”

    Amanda S.

  • “He provided me professional, prompt and effective services to which I am sincerely thankful for.”

    Esther M.

  • “Thank you to Steve's office and staff for providing such a efficient, friendly and most of all a caring practice.”

    David C.

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