Vanessa Hammer

Hammer Serna & Quinn, LLC



University of Houston Law Center, 2006, J.D.

Admitted to Practice

Illinois(2007), Texas(2006)

AAML Position(s) Held

  • International Issues, Co-Chair (2023)
  • Racial, Ethnic & Religious Considerations in the Law Committee, Member (2021-Present)
  • AAML- Illinois Chapter, Board of ManagersMentorship Committee, Member

Legal Organizations

  • AAML- Chicago Chapter, Board of Managers (2022-present)

CLE Presentations

  • AAML Webinar Series- “Where’s Waldo? Spotting International Issues in Your Family Law Case”, July 2023
  • AAML- National Meeting, Presenter/Panelist, “Practical Tips for Identifying and Addressing Racial and Cultural Issues in the Courtroom and Beyond”, November 2022.
  • AAML-Illinois Chapter, Indigenous People’s Day Seminar for Experienced Practitioners, Presenter, “Parenting Coordination: Practical Considerations for Practitioners”, October 2022.
  • AAML-Racial, Ethnic, & Religious Considerations in the Law Committee, Drinks & Diversity Subcommittee, Presenter/Moderator, “Sin Fronteras! Navigating Hispanic Culture with Clients and Colleagues”, March 2022.
  • AAML-Illinois Chapter, Columbus Day Seminar for Experienced Practitioners, Presenter, “Diversity and Ethics Panel”, October 2021.
  • IICLE, Divorce Boot Camp, Presenter, “Nuts and Bolts of Drafting Comprehensive Allocation Judgements”, April 2020.

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