A native Spanish speaker, attorney Vanessa Cotto Clark was born with a passion for helping others and a conviction to fight for justice. Mrs. Clark has demonstrated a rigorous work ethic, exceptional leadership skills, and an ability to motivate and mentor others.
While in law school, Mrs. Clark was the recipient of a scholarship from the Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida and active with the Moot Court Honors Board. She was also a Certified Legal Intern with the Barry Law School University Children and Families Clinic.
After law school, Mrs. Clark dedicated herself to fighting for consumer rights. She represented clients in both personal injury and mass tort litigation actions, where she represented numerous clients in cases filed in both state and federal court. Mrs. Clark also spent five years working at the American Association for Justice, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the civil justice system.
For leisure, Ms. Clark is an avid traveler, self-described Disney geek, Crypto enthusiast, and half-marathon finisher. She splits her time between Orlando, FL and Louisville, KY with her husband.
Middle District of Florida
University of Central Florida, Bachelor’s of Science, 2007
University of Central Florida, Masters of Science, 2009
Barry University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2011
Professional Associations and Memberships
Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida,
Board of Directors, 2013-2017, 2021
Hispanic National Bar Association
Committee Member: Consumer Protection Committee
American Bar Association
Orange County Bar Association
Honors and Awards
Latina Leadership Academy, Hispanic National Bar Association, 2021
Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2016
Leadership Academy, American Association for Justice, 2015
Scholarship Recipient, American Bar Association YLD’s Minorities in the Profession, 2013
Board Member of the Year, Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida, 2013
Scholarship Recipient, Hispanic Bar Association Of Central Florida, 2011