Vanessa Furches is an associate with the Firm whose practice primarily consists of corporate, commercial real estate, transactional, and general business law. Ms. Furches completed her undergraduate degrees at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and received her law degree from Elon University School of Law. During her time at Elon, Ms. Furches was the recipient of the 2022 National Women’s Lawyer’s Association award. Ms. Furches has a background in criminal law, and immigration law. Ms. Furches has also developed judicial experience through her service as a judicial resident for NC Supreme Court Justice Richard Dietz. Ms. Furches is dedicated to serving the Hickory community and has done so through years of volunteer service as well as a career in the non-profit sector. Ms. Furches and her husband live in Lincolnton, with their dog, Pascal.