Vanessa Beltrán-Ortiz is a Puerto Rico native that moved to Greensboro, North Carolina in 2015. She is fluent in Spanish, as this is her native tongue.
Vanessa graduated summa cum laude from the University of Puerto Rico where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice with a minor in Forensic Psychology, and was awarded the “Gran Premio del Rector” for academic excellence. She then studied at the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico School of Law, from which she graduated summa cum laude, earning her Law degree in 2009. She was awarded "Puerto Rico Judiciary Association Award” for academic achievements and leadership.
Vanessa worked in Puerto Rico for five years as a defense lawyer representing health care professionals, including hospitals, free-standing facilities and physicians. She has practiced corporate and health care law as well as personal injury, medical malpractice and mass tort litigation. Immediately after moving to North Carolina, Vanessa joined Egerton Law. She now works for the plaintiffs in obtaining redress for injuries caused in these fields.