Ms. Maria “Belen” Olmedo Guerra™ is a strong advocate and litigator. She has handled hundreds of felony cases including sexual crimes, child abuse, prostitution and homicides. She is extremely successful in plea negotiations and plea proposals. A great number of her cases included mental health issues that led to Guilty Except Insane defenses or dismissals. She works very closely with expert witnesses such as medical examiners, toxicologists, accident reconstructionist, computer and audio forensic experts, forensic mechanics, neuropsychologists, pediatric forensic gynecologists, mitigations specialists, and investigators. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Olmedo Guerra earned her Masters in Elementary Education and taught for eight years in a Title One school in the Tucson Unified School District. She has an excellent understanding of school records, IEPs and accommodations for learning disabilities and mental health issues.