is the newest member to join The Law Offices of Mitchel S. Drantch. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Colorado State University and holds a Paralegal certificate from Arapahoe Community College, graduating with honors from both institutions. Crystal interned at the Public Defenders Office of Arapahoe County before moving to a private investigation firm in Denver. For the last five years, she has conducted civil and criminal investigations for attorneys and clients in the private and public sector. As a licensed private investigator, she investigated civil personal injury lawsuits as well as pre-trial and post-conviction criminal cases. She has handled background searches, field investigations, pre-trial preparation, surveillance and process services. Her background has exposed her to knowledge of state laws in both civil and criminal procedure. Crystal also volunteers at the Colorado Innocence Center, processing discovery for attorneys representing convicted individuals proclaiming innocence.