Vanessa was born in Tettnang, Germany and raised in Cape Coral, Florida. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology from The University of Florida and went on to receive her Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law. While in law school, she was actively involved in organizations and several externships, such as the local government externship with The City of St. Petersburg Attorney’s Office.
- The University of Florida
- Stetson University College of Law
- The City of St. Petersburg Attorney’s Office