Janani S. Rana

Janani S. Rana

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While attending USC Gould School of Law, Janani completed family law clerkships with the Honorable Amy Pellman and Honorable Harvey Silberman of the Los Angeles Superior Court, worked as a summer and fall associate at a family law firm, and interned at the Alliance for Children’s Rights, Harriet Buhai Center for Family Law, and Western Center for Law & Poverty.

Janani S. Rana limits her practice to family law matters. Prior to joining Minyard Morris, she was at an exclusively family law firm in Beverly Hills for seven years.

Education

  • University of California San Diego (B.S. Political Theory)
  • London School of Oriental & African Studies (Minor, South Asian Studies)
  • University of Southern California, Gould School of Law (J.D.)

Bar Admissions

  • State Bar of California

Significant Professional Education

  • Graduate of the Houston Family Law Trial Institute, South Texas College of Law (May 2017)
  • Graduate of the Trial Skills Institute of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (January 2017)
  • The Rutter Group, Family Law Experts Series: Business Valuation (November 2016)
  • Introductory Trial Advocacy Project (i-TAP), Los Angeles County Bar Association (September 2015)
  • The Rutter Group, Advanced Family Law Course (60+ hours of live and video education) (August 2013)
  • Ongoing/monthly continuing education (Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, Orange County Bar Association, National Business Institute, Inn of Court, etc.)

Awards & Honors

  • Passed the Certified Family Law Specialist Examination in October, 2013
  • Clerkship, Honorable Amy Pellman, Los Angeles Superior Court, Family Law Department
  • Editor, Hale Moot Court Honors Program, USC Gould School of Law
  • Recipient of Adam Freeman Scott Memorial Grant

Family Law Speaking/Teaching

  • Lecturer, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, Family Law Clinic, “Child Custody Move-Aways” (May 2017)

Professional Affiliations

  • Executive Board, South Asian Bar Association of Southern California
  • Associate Board Member, Orange County Bar Foundation
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association (Family Law Section)
  • Member, Orange County Women Lawyers Association
  • Member, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Member, Orange County Asian American Bar Association
  • Member, Asian Pacific American Women Lawyers Association
  • Member, Orange County Banyard Inn of Court (Family Law)
  • Advisory Council, South Asian Network