Collaborative Counsel & Real Advocacy
To Help You Move Forward

Our Team

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Vernita Charles

Attorney at Law

Vernita earned her J.D. from Boston University School of Law and opened her own firm in 2000. Since then, she has helped countless clients through some of the most difficult times in their lives. Passionate about serving the needs of her Brooklyn community and the rest of NYC, she believes in the power of accessible legal counsel and genuine collaboration to move families forward. Attorney Charles strives for excellence in the practice of family law and estate planning—not just for some New Yorkers, but for all.

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AnnSonia Walkes

Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Having worked with the Law Office of Vernita Charles for over 15 years, AnnSonia supports Attorney Charles in cases of family law, estate planning, and more. As a team player with a goal-oriented mindset, AnnSonia prepares standard court documents and assists clients in seeking favorable outcomes. The impact AnnSonia has made on her fellow New Yorkers has been immeasurable, and she continues to make a difference by helping individuals and families when they need it the most.

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