Vanessa Hernandez

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Vanessa F. Hernandez is a Clinical Fellow and Supervising Attorney in the Juvenile Defender Clinic at Suffolk University Law School.  Prior to joining Suffolk, Vanessa was a staff attorney for over five years with the Committee for Public Counsel Services-Youth Advocacy Division where she represented juveniles in both delinquency and youthful offender cases.

Vanessa graduated from Union College in 2007 with a B.A. in Modern Languages and Classics and received her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School in 2010.  She is licensed to practice law in both the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the State of New York.


  • BA, Union College
  • JD Suffolk University


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