Janet Fashakin is a seasoned attorney of over two decades, a journey that started in West Africa in 1990. She received her bachelors in law from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria, She proceeded to receive her Masters in Law from Yeshiva University, Cardozo School of Law in New York. She obtained a doctorate degree in Public Policy and Administration from Walden University in Baltimore, USA, where her dissertation focuses on the "Challenges faced by the African American Women upon their release from Prison."
Bar Admissions: The Supreme Court of Nigeria;
The Supreme Court of New York State 2nd Judicial Departments,
The District Court of the Eastern District of New York ,
The District Court of the Southern District of New York and
The Supreme Court of USA.
A licensed Registered Nurse of Nigeria, UK & New York State
A Certified Public Administrator of USA.
Guardian Ad Litem for the State of NY to represent the interest of the unknowns and the Incapacitated in Probate matters.
Small Claims Court Arbitrator.
Recognized member of Stratford’s "Who's Who."
Top 10 Best 2016 Client Satisfaction Award by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
American Bar Association,
The New York Bar Association,
The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers,
The Women Bar Association of New York and many others.
Socio-Cultural/ Grass-root Involvements:
Founder & Global Director, Ijesa Ladies Union (I.L.U) International, a non for profit organization that focuses attention on the plight of the less widows privileged women of Ijesaland and their under aged kids.
National Women Leader, Christ Apostolic Church (CAC) North America
Founder, Macedonia Project for the care of the Poor Widows and their Orphan kids of CAC.