Meet the Cornely Law Legal Team

Scott Brown

Scott is a native of Hanahan, South Carolina, where he lives with his wife and 2 sons. He graduated from Hanahan High School in 1984. He attended Anderson College from 1984-1985. While working as a paralegal, he completed his education earning a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Everest College.

He was an assistant to the Honorable Daniel F. Pieper for 3 years and he worked in the Charleston County Clerk of Courts Office for 10 years. For the past 8 years, Scott has worked in private practice. He has worked in the legal field for more than 18 years.


Vanessa Zehnder

Vanessa is currently a senior at the College of Charleston. There, she is a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society, Order of Omega Honor Society, Omicron Delta Kappa Honor Society, the College of Charleston Honor Board, Panhellenic mentorship program, and an EMT. She is also on the executive board of Delta Gamma sorority and Rho Lambda Leadership Recognition Society. She is currently majoring in Political Science and minoring in German as well as Crime, Law and Society. After graduation in May of 2016 she plans to attend law school.

Originally from Zürich, Switzerland, Vanessa was raised in Merritt Island, Florida and graduated with honors from Merritt Island High School before moving to Charleston in 2013.