Vanessa Carter

Originally from the Chicago metropolitan area, Vanessa relocated to Virginia to attend law school at the College of William & Mary. As a law student, Vanessa interned with now retired Chief Judge Walter S. Felton, Jr. at the Court of Appeals of Virginia. Upon graduation from law school, Vanessa worked as a creditors’ rights attorney in Virginia Beach and has conducted thousands of residential and commercial real estate closings across the Hampton Roads area. Vanessa’s current practice focuses on commercial real estate closings, business formation, landlord and tenant issues, and title curative matters. She continues to approach each legal challenge with a focus on the future of real estate law.

Vanessa graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. from DePaul University in 2010 before graduating with a J.D. from William & Mary Law School in 2013 and being admitted to the Virginia Bar in 2013. She is affiliated with the National Creditors Bar Association, the Virginia Creditors’ Bar Association (Director, 2021), the Norfolk and Portsmouth Bar Association and is the Area Representative of the Virginia State Bar Real Property Section.