Vanessa Hardin is a staff attorney in the Guardian ad Litem program where she represents children in abuse and neglect cases in the District of Columbia. Before joining Children’s Law Center in 2023, Vanessa worked as a child protective services investigator for the Florida Department of Children and Families and Arlington County Department of Human Services. As a law school student at Florida Coastal School of Law, Vanessa interned at the Public Defender’s Office for the 4th Judicial Circuit of Florida.
Florida Coastal School of Law, JD
Liberty University, MA, Human Services
University of Tennessee Knoxville, BA, English Language and Literature