Vanessa Sanchez - Paralegal, joined our firm after working with a family law mediator for over 13 years. Prior to entering the legal field, Vanessa worked primarily as a social worker in the fields of adoption and crisis counseling.  She is a graduate of San Francisco State University, California State East Bay (formerly Hayward) and later completed UC Berkeley Extension’s paralegal program. Vanessa  is a native of the Bay Area.