Meet Our Attorney


Janella is an Attorney licensed to practice in three jurisdictions, New York, Washington DC, and Maryland. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Legal Studies from Saint Louis University, Philippines where she was consistently on the Dean’s List. And Juris Doctor from Appalachian School of Law in Virginia where she also received her Litigation Certificate and was the President of the Phi Delta Phi Honor Society.

Among her experiences are working for the Hawaii State Judiciary; Prosecutor’s Office in Greene County, Virginia; Supreme Court of Virginia under Justice Cleo Powell; and Geoff McDonald and Associates, a premiere Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Law Firm.

She enjoys litigation and providing legal assistance to clients from all walks of life with diverse legal problems. Whether it be Personal Injury, Immigration, Wills and Trusts, Appeals or Notarization of Documents. In her experience, she managed to get over $750,000 recovery for her clients. She also argued before the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division Second Department.

She is a first-generation lawyer, Fluent in English, Filipino and Ilokano. Send us a question anytime via email at or give us a call at (212)-859-5095. Should we deliberate that we are unable to assist in your case, we can refer to another colleague or lead you to the right path. Let us help you resolve your legal problem!