Vanessa Chau is a legal assistant to two associate attorneys at Johnston, Kinney & Zulaica LLP. Born and raised in Sacramento, Vanessa earned her bachelor’s degree in Feminist Studies with a minor in Asian American Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Vanessa’s passion for social justice and accessibility began when she first started volunteering in high school. Since graduating from college, Vanessa spent two years working with AmeriCorps VISTA as a volunteer youth program manager in Richmond, California. She believes that no matter how big or small the task is, the impact is the most important.
Outside of the firm, Vanessa enjoys cooking and exploring new flavors in the Bay Area, watching live music and shows, and traveling on new adventures.