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CAREER

While attending Stetson University College of Law, Vanessa worked as an In-House Counsel Intern for HSN (the Home Shopping Network) and enjoyed the labor & employment and litigation portions of her internship. After graduating from law school, Vanessa worked as an Associate Attorney, primarily handling first-party insurance appeals. She now is working as an Attorney for Burruezo & Burruezo.

PROFESSIONAL & COMMUNITY AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, The Florida Bar, 2014 – Present
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association, 2014 – Present
  • Member, Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, 2014 – Present
  • Member, Greater Orlando Asian American Bar Association, 2015 – Present
  • Committee Member, Third Annual Central Florida Diversity Mentoring Picnic (2015)

FAMILY & EDUCATION

Vanessa is a native Floridian. Vanessa’s father was born in Thailand and came to the United States to pursue his Master’s in Engineering from the Ohio State University. Vanessa’s mother was Valedictorian of her nursing school and relocated to the United States to practice. Vanessa was raised in Boca Raton, Florida and attended the Florida State University, in Tallahassee, Florida, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Affairs and a Master of Science in Applied American Politics and Policy. After being exposed to the legal field, Vanessa attended Stetson University College of Law, in St. Petersburg, Florida, where she graduated with her Juris Doctor in May 2014.

Vanessa Braga

SUBSTANTIVE LEGAL AREAS

  • Race, color, religion, national origin, gender, pregnancy, disability, marital status, veteran status and sexual orientation discrimination
  • Sexual and other harassment
  • Retaliation & Whistleblower
  • Wage & Hour
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
  • Equal Pay Act of 1973
  • Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992
  • Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990
  • Family & Medical Leave Act of 1993
  • Florida Whistleblower Law
  • Florida Unpaid Wages Law

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