Vanessa M. Hooker

(Los Angeles)

Vanessa M. Hooker earned her Juris Doctor degree from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from Loyola Marymount University in 2010. While attending law school, Vanessa participated in the Moot Court Honors Program, and served as Vice President of her school’s Black Law Students Association chapter. While in Chicago, Vanessa also worked in legal aid and served as law clerk for the Federal Defender Program for the Northern District of Illinois.

Vanessa was invited to study at UCLA School of Law as a visiting student during her last year of law school. While at UCLA, Vanessa had the honor of serving as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Dean D. Pregerson of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

After graduating law school, Vanessa served as a law clerk for a Plaintiff’s law firm specializing in consumer protection class actions. After becoming licensed to practice law in California, Vanessa successfully represented plaintiffs in the areas of personal injury, civil rights and employment litigation.

Vanessa is licensed to practice law in the State of California and the Central District of California.

Affiliations +-

  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles
  • State Bar of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Education +-

  • Loyola University of Chicago School of Law (J.D., 2014)
  • Loyola Marymount University (B.A., cum laude, 2010)

5901 W. Century Blvd, #1100
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Tel: (310) 649-5772
Fax: (310) 649-5777

Tel: (310) 417-1135
Fax: (310) 649-5777
vhooker@pettitkohn.com

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