Vanessa Merassaint is an associate in the Firm’s Orlando office. Her practice focuses on the defense of civil litigation claims, including but not limited to, premises liability, negligent security, personal injuries, and motor vehicle accidents. Originally from Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, Vanessa graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, majoring in Political Science.
Vanessa graduated cum laude from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville, Florida. While in law school, she was a staff editor for Coastal’s Law Review, President of the Caribbean Law Student Association, as well as a member of the Phi Delta Phi National Legal Honor Society. Vanessa also worked in the Immigrant Rights Clinic at Coastal, helping indigent clients apply for Citizenship.
Before joining Cole, Scott & Kissane, Vanessa practiced civil litigation at a boutique firm in Orlando, Florida, handling personal injury and personal injury protection (PIP) cases. Vanessa is licensed to practice law in all Florida state courts.