AMS Senior Management
Eliseo Villegas, Founder/President
Eliseo Villegas is responsible for driving the company vision and strategy execution. His mission is to build a national organization that serves its clients, its employees and its communities. Eliseo has been active in the legal support industry as a professional process server since 1997. In December 2002, as one of two AMS founding partners, Eliseo Villegas has continually been providing the best customer service. Additionally, Eliseo is highly skilled in tracking details, communicating deadlines and following up with internal and external partners, to ensure on time completion of all service requests
Gabriel Mendez, Founder/Vice President
Gabriel Mendez is responsible for leading the company, in support of product development, service delivery and company operations. He has been actively involved in the legal support industry for over 20 years. In 2002 when Gabriel and his partner Eliseo founded AMS, his first priority has been and remains operating at optimum level with his clients’ utmost satisfaction in mind. Gabriel’s motto is to provide every client with individualized legal support services while going the distance for them no matter how complex the assignment may be.
Kiersten Engquist, Office Manager in San Diego, CA – Deposition Officer
Since joining AMS in February 2005, Kiersten has assumed office management responsibilities. As Deposition Officer, she is the AMS specialist whose breath of knowledge in Subpoena Preparation makes her an invaluable asset to our clients. Prior to joining AMS, she has worked in a legal support capacity for a law firm as well as for an attorney service company. Kiersten is constructive and creative about solving problems; therefore, she is our “go to” person who graciously accommodates all requests.
Daniel Simental, Office Manager in Los Angeles, CA
Attorney Services veteran, Daniel Simental brings 12 years of experience to AMS. Throughout his career, he has assumed a multitude of different roles, notably as Court Runner and Process Server in Southern California. Imbued with expertise and familiarity with, not only the industry, but also the territory, he was uniquely positioned to become the Office Manager for the AMS Los Angeles office when he joined the organization in 2011. Daniel currently oversees all incoming and outgoing work for the Los Angeles County area, ensuring that all clients’ requests are completed accurately, efficiently and in a timely manner.
Joanne Tamplin, Court filings and research specialist
Attorney Services veteran, Joanne Tamplin brings 24 years of experience. Throughout her career, she has assumed a multitude of different roles, notably preparing court filings and filing them promptly, both locally and nationally for our national law firm clients. Joanne, for whom no research is insurmountable, is an invaluable asset to both our organization and to our clients. Mindful of specific, imposed deadlines, Joanne operates with a sense of timing and urgency; our clients know confidently that no matter what the nature of the assignment may be, it will be on target and delivered in a timely manner.
Brian Gonzalez, Reprographics Manager
Since joining AMS in 2010, Brian Gonzalez took charge of the Reprographics division. Under administrative direction, Brian plans, organizes, directs and supervises the activities of his department which includes printing and reproduction, graphic design and layout, operation of central high speed duplicating and operation of various offset and related printing equipment. Brian remains at the leading edge of technology and trains his staff accordingly while ensuring the accuracy of budget with no cost overruns and ensuring that end products are accurate, of the highest quality and are completed and delivered in a timely fashion. Our AMS multi-talented Manager was Administrator within the MCAS Miramar Legal Department between 2004 and 2009 where he was awarded a medal for the deployment and teaching of new programs.
Gustavo Jimenez, Field Manager
Gustavo started with AMS in February 2006. Coming from a strong customer service background, he is both very pleasant and very efficient when it comes to understanding the specific needs of our clients. Gustavo started as a process server and court messenger with AMS. Because he works quickly, efficiently, capable of managing pressure and sometimes conflicting demands, Gustavo rose to become the AMS head dispatcher who manages both couriers and process servers.