Vanessa  Clark

Vanessa Clark

  • Personal Injury, Products Liability, Medical Malpractice
  • Florida
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A native Spanish speaker, Vanessa Cotto was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico and moved to Orlando, Florida when she was five years old. Ms. Cotto was born with a passion for helping others and a conviction to fight for justice. As a young lawyer, Ms. Cotto has demonstrated a rigorous work ethic, exceptional leadership skills, and an ability to motivate and mentor others. Before attending law school, Ms. Cotto gained valuable legal experience as a legal assistant in the Central Florida community for several years. While in law school, she 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 University Children and Families Clinic. Ms. Cotto spent two summers in Europe studying international comparative law. In 2011, Ms. Cotto was a student in a two week class taught by Chief Justice John Roberts of the United States Supreme Court while in Europe. Prior to joining Hogan Frick, Ms. Cotto worked in a mass torts litigation firm where she represented numerous clients in pharmaceutical and medical device litigation cases filed in both state and federal court, including several Multi-District Litigation actions. Ms. Cotto was also the recipient of the 2013 “Board Member of the Year” award from the Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida for her leadership roles in several committees. In addition to her work in the courtroom, Ms. Cotto has lobbied for consumer protection and access to court issues. Ms. Cotto has volunteered as a lobbyist in Tallahassee for the Florida Justice Association (“FJA”). The FJA is the only organization in Florida whose sole purpose is to protect access to the courts and preserve legal protections for consumers. For leisure, Ms. Cotto is an avid traveler and thrill seeker. She’s been skydiving, white water rafting, parasailing, mountain hiking, hang gliding, and has completed numerous half marathons.

Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • Spanish: Spoken
Barry University
J.D. | Law
Activities: Moot Court Honors Board - Certified Legal Intern
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Scholarship Recipient
Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida
Professional Associations
Orange County Bar Association
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Hispanic Bar Association of Central Florida
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Clark Law PLLC
501 N. Magnolia Ave
Orlando, FL 32801
Telephone: (686) 677-3233
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
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