Gia was born and raised in the City of Montebello, California. After grade school, she went on to attend Ramona Convent Secondary School in Alhambra, California and graduated in 1998. Thereafter, she attended Whittier College, where she graduated in 2004 with a bachelor’s in psychology and political science. After college she engaged in some real-life practical experience working for George B. Pacheco as office manager and property manager. It was here that she found her calling in the legal field and decided to pursue her degree at Glendale University College of Law. Glendale Law taught her the practical skills needed to be an attorney and gave her a superb education. She participated in mock trial, oral argument, and evidence courses. She was honored for her outstanding performance in conflicts. In December 2013, Gia was sworn in the City of Montebello by Judge Rodolfo Ruiz in the company of family and friends. Gia will be working alongside her father, George B. Pacheco, at the Law Offices of George B. Pacheco & Associates and will be handling cases in general practice.