Jacquelyn Vega Velez
MRC, MA, CRC
220 W Main Street, Suite 2150 Louisville, KY 40202
Jacquelyn Vega Velez is a Vocational Analyst with Vocational Economics, Inc. (VEI). She provides expert vocational testimony specific to earning capacity and worklife expectancy for persons with a permanent disability. Jacquelyn is a certified rehabilitation counselor and has analyzed over one thousand cases involving partial and total disability, and death in a number of states across the United States.
Jacquelyn has significant experience in cases involving traumatic brain injury, orthopedic injuries, and psychological impairment of both children and adults. In addition, Ms. Vega Velez assists in our research and development of disability data, furthermore applying this data to cases involving disability. Ms. Vega Velez also provides analyses in divorce cases and worker’s compensation cases.
Ms. Vega Velez holds a Master’s Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Kentucky as well as a Master’s Degree in Sociology and Criminology from Morehead State University. She has an undergraduate degree in Political Science.
Prior to joining VEI, Jacquelyn worked for two County Attorneys in the state of Kentucky. Her experience also includes work as a Social Services Case Manager, Project Manager for a multi-million dollar, federally funded, adolescent substance abuse prevention research project, and Program Evaluation Manager for a state funded project.
Ms. Vega Velez’s experience also includes employment as a Director of Heath Initiatives for a national non-profit organization, and a Project Manager for a grass roots advocacy organization.