Attorney Janki “Jan” Thakkar is the newest member of Cortes & Medina, PLLC. Janki is a lifelong resident of the Central Florida area and carries with her an immense passion for Family Law.
Janki attended the University of Florida where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology and Legal Studies and a minor in Education. After graduating with high honors, she continued to build upon her knowledge of the law. Janki attended Florida Coastal School of Law, where she graduated top one-third of her class and as a Pro Bono Honors Recipient. While earning her Juris Doctorate, Janki was an avid member of the Immigration and Human Rights Clinic, she was a teaching assistant for multiple Family Law classes, a Student Ambassador, a Student Bar Legislator, and also an active member of the Women’s Law Society.
Although Janki is fully devoted to the practice of Marital and Family Law, she also has ample experience in other areas of the law including Estate Planning, Probate, and civil litigation. The opportunity to work with families during troubling times is the spark that drives her in the family law arena.
During Janki’s spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her Goldendoodle, named Scooby. She loves to travel, cook, and root for her alma mater, the Florida Gators.
Janki holds a position with the leadership board for the Central Florida Association of Women Lawyers and is involved with the South Asian Bar Association. As a member of the Young Lawyers Division of the Florida bar, Janki brings with her unique approaches and various strategies in all her cases.
Janki is eager to meet you and put her years of experience to work in your family law matter. She will work zealously to ensure that your legal needs are fully represented.