Jani Y. Loyo Ramos was born and raised in Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico. She emigrated to the United States as a teenager and set her sights on the legal profession. She graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where she earned a double degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology. Jani received her Juris Doctor from the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C.
During her legal education, Jani served as a legal assistant in the Maryland Public Defender’s office and as a student attorney at the Civil Defense Clinic at American University. She fought for homeless defendants and represented clients in civil matters in D.C. and Maryland’s courts and administrative agencies. Jani also served as a teacher on the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, where she taught constitutional law and oral defense skills to D.C. high school students. After graduating, Jani served as judicial clerk for honorable Judge Hiram E. Puig-Lugo in the D.C Superior Court, where she gained extensive experience in courtroom proceedings and trial strategy.
Today Jani’s practice area is personal injury with a focus in worker’s compensation. Having immigrated herself, Jani is passionate about helping the immigrant community navigate their legal processes.
Jani is licensed to practice law in the District of Columbia.