Vanessa was born in Bogota, Colombia and was raised in South Florida. After high school, she enlisted in the United States Air Force, where Vanessa proudly served our country for seven years. During her enlistment, she deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. She received her Associates of Applied Science Degree in Information Management from the Community College of the Air Force, as well as receiving her Bachelor of Science Degree in Social Psychology from Park University, where she graduated Cum Laude.
After her enlistment, Vanessa was determined to continue her service to her community. Following this passion, she attended Barry University’s Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law where she earned her Juris Doctor degree. During law school, Vanessa also served as President for Barry’s Veteran Legal Society. Vanessa is admitted to practice law in all Florida State Courts and is an active member of the Florida Bar.
Vanessa’s longstanding passion to help her community, her bilingual language proficiency, and her experience as U.S. Veteran makes her a fierce and highly valued advocate for her clients.