Janessa’s practice in more recent years has focused on Wage and Hour matters. Janessa also has substantial experience in intellectual property rights enforcement and piracy, as well as complex commercial litigation, antitrust and trade regulation and tax matters. Janessa received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from the University of Miami in 1995. In 1998, Janessa received her J.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Law, where she was the Writing and Research Editor of the Yearbook of International Law and was involved in the Litigation Skills Program. Janessa is a member of the Florida Bar and American Bar Associations. Janessa is certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a Certified Civil Circuit and County Court mediator.