Valerie Chartier-Hogancamp is an associate attorney at Holtzman Vogel, focusing her practice on litigation and environmental matters.

Prior to joining the firm, Valerie was a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Carlos E. Mendoza at the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida. While there, she independently managed a docket of 150–250 civil cases per year.

Earlier in her legal career, Valerie was an associate with a top Florida law firm, where she represented private- and public-sector clients on a variety of environmental issues.

Before and during law school, Valerie was a senior environmental specialist at AECOM where she managed National Environmental Policy Act projects for federal and state agencies, while also functioning as a senior environmental scientist for other environmental projects including planning, permitting, mitigation and marketing pursuits. Sample projects included transportation (roadways and airports), natural gas pipelines, land management planning, ecosystem restoration, and landfills. 

Clerkship/Government Experience

  • Judicial Law Clerk, United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, Honorable Carlos E. Mendoza
  • Judicial Extern, United States District Court, Northern District of Florida, Honorable Mark E. Walker
  • Extern, Florida Department of Transportation, Administrative Law and Environmental Sections
  • Intern/Assistant to the Force Judge Advocate, Naval Education and Training Command, United States Navy Judge Advocate Generals (JAG) Corps
  • Note, Fairness and Justice: Discrepancies in Eminent Domain for Oil and Natural Gas Pipelines, 49 TEX. ENVTL. L.J. 67 (2019).
  • Note, Analysis of Indirect and Cumulative Impacts: Do the Sierra Club v. FERC Opinions Signal a Limitation of NEPA’s Reach?, 32 J. LAND USE & ENVTL. LAW 599 (2017).
  • Wetland Mitigation Banking in Florida: History, Present Status, and Future Trends. MBA Capstone Paper (unpublished manuscript on file at Florida Atlantic University).
  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2018
    • Order of the Coif
    • Environmental Certificate
    • Florida State University Law Review, Senior Staff Editor
    • Journal of Land Use and Environmental Law, Member
    • Student Ambassador, Admissions Office
    • Research Assistant for Professor David Markell, Environmental Law
    • Honors: Goldstein Scholarship (FSU), Blank Miller Scholarship (FSU), Metz Husband & Daughton Scholarship (FSU), Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation Scholarship, FSU Student Star, FSU Fellow’s Society, Dean’s List (every graded semester)
    • Book Awards: Civil Externship Perspectives, Admiralty Law, Emerging Issues in Energy Law, Law & Economics, Florida Constitutional Law, Energy Environmental & Land Use Law Research
  • Florida Atlantic University, M.B.A., 2008, Environmental Management
  • University of Miami, B.S., with honors, 2005, Environmental Science
    • Dean's List
  • The Florida Bar (2018)