Ms. Canales began her professional career in San Jose, in 1984, working for the law firm of Miller & Hinkle. She relocated to the Roseville area in 1991. She has been employed by the Sinclair Wilson Baldo & Chamberlain and its predecessor firms since that time, working principally for Robert F. Sinclair. Ms. Canales was certified as a California paralegal in 2004.
She lives in Roseville with her husband, Tracy Canales. She has two adult sons, Trent and Trevor. When not working, she enjoys tap and jazz dancing and her family actively participates in sprint car racing.