Vanessa’s experience as a teacher and a lawyer brings a special perspective to every case. The time spent by her working in the educational and legal fields sets her apart as a lawyer and counselor at law in serving the firm’s clients.
A Miami native, Vanessa attended Florida International University where she graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and History and was selected to join Phi Beta Kappa. Vanessa earned her Juris Doctor from the Florida International University College of Law. While in law school, Vanessa served as an Article and Comments Editor for the FIU Law Review, worked as a teaching assistant for a Professor in the Legal Skills and Values Program and made the Dean’s List.
Fighting The Good Fight
Vanessa interned in the Complex Business Litigation Division of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida for the Honorable Jose M. Rodriguez. Prior to joining the firm, Vanessa also gained valuable experience working as a law clerk at a prestigious Miami firm.
Vanessa volunteered as a tutor and mentor to Miami-Dade County students through numerous community out-reach programs. She is also actively involved in various professional organizations including the Cuban American Bar Association, the Florida Association for Women Lawyers, and the Hispanic National Bar Association.