Vanessa Ross is an attorney in the Sarasota office of Stockham Law Group, P.A. She focuses her practice on litigation representing homeowners and business owners who have experienced an insurable loss to property.
She advises her clients on questions involving coverage and handles complex litigation involving all types of property damage and liability claims. She has extensive trial experience involving damages caused by sinkhole, wind, water, construction defect and fire.
She has trial experience relating to coverage issues such as misrepresentation in the application. She has also handled third party liability claims involving personal injury and wrongful death.
Prior to joining the Stockham Law Group, Ms. Ross was a partner at a statewide insurance defense law firm where she represented, advised and defended numerous homeowner and commercial insurance companies.
She has investigated thousands of property claims and has advised insurance companies on coverage as well. She has litigated questions of coverage and value of the damage to property for insurance companies. In this way, she has a unique understanding of the operations of insurance companies, their practices and strategies.
She also understands how to properly analyze coverage for property damage under the insurance policy. She has had cases appealed to the Second District Court of Appeal and upheld.
Ms. Ross attended law school at the Florida State University College of Law where she was a member of the school’s Mock Trial Team and the Law Honor Fraternity Phi Delta Phi. During law school, she focused on trial advocacy and worked on claims for medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury.
Prior to law school, Ms. Ross graduated cum laude from the University of Florida with a degree in Business Administration and Decision Information Sciences.
- Florida State University, College of Law, Tallahassee, FL ,J.D.
- US Federal Court, Middle District of Florida
Professional Associations and Memberships:
- Florida Bar Association
- Sarasota Bar Association
- Florida Association of Women Lawyers, Sarasota Chapter
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