Vonda K. Vandaveer is admitted to practice law in California (inactive) and Washington, DC (active). She has lived and worked in the United States, the Middle East, North Africa, and Europe representing clients in their international business transactions, U.S. government contracting efforts, and immigration matters. She has worked in both the private and government sectors.
She has served as Vice-Chair of the ABA's Humanitarian Law Committee of the Section of International Law, and is published in the ABA's publications "Middle East Commercial Law Developments" and "International Lawyer."
She also has received professional training in consular processing at the U.S. State Department's Foreign Service Institute and has performed consular services at a U.S. embassy overseas.
Prior to earning her law degree and license, Ms. Vandaveer worked for 10 years as a journalist on the east and west coasts of the U.S., winning awards for her news coverage.
Ms. Vandaveer earned her bachelor's degree from the University of California, Irvine and her law degree from Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA.