A former prosecutor who specialized in crimes against children and the elderly, she has more than two decades of experience in the area of child maltreatment and effective family interventions.
Lucero has acted as faculty for numerous national training conferences for judges and child welfare professionals throughout the United States. She has received numerous awards for her work, including the Santa Clara County Champion of Peace Award and the 2011 National Collaborative Leadership Award from the National Center on Substance Abuse and Child Welfare.
Lucero lives in San Jose, California, with her husband of twenty years, her two daughters, and three family pets. She likes to read and go for long walks in her free time.