Vanessa L. Lock was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She attended the University of Oklahoma where she obtained a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications in Advertising. She later attended the University of Tulsa College of Law and graduated in 2018 with highest honors. While in law school, she received the CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Legal Writing I and Insurance Law, and the George and Jean Price Award for Legal Reasoning, Authorities, and Writing. She also served as a supervising editor for the Tulsa Law Review. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Lock worked in the oil and gas industry.
In her free time, Ms. Lock enjoys traveling with her husband and spending time with family and friends.