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Andrea Janovic

Attorney at Law


Andrea Janovic is originally from northern Ohio, and moved to Kentucky in 2000.  Her undergraduate work is in medical anthropology.   Her graduate work, prior to becoming a lawyer, is in social anthropology, with an emphasis on legal and political systems.  She conducted her PhD research in anthropology in the Middle East, where she studied the legal status of women and conflict and dispute resolution processes.


In 2005, Andrea graduated with her J.D. from Salmon P. Chase College of Law.  She now practices primarily in Campbell, Kenton and Boone Counties.


Andrea has served as an adjunct professor at various colleges and universities, teaching courses in anthropology and criminology.


Andrea is also active in her community.  She served almost eight years on the Newport Board of Education, and served on various committees at the local and state levels for the local board and the Kentucky School Boards Association during her tenure.


Andrea is now serving on the board of directors of the historic Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate, Kentucky.   Andrea also helped to establish the Friends of Evergreen Cemetery not-for-profit volunteer organization aimed at revitalization and preservation of the historic cemetery.  Andrea has also served as a literacy/English as a Second Language (ESL) tutor.


In the law, Andrea has a special interest in pursuing the rights of fathers to be actively engaged in the lives of their children.  She also has experience in pursuing Grandparent’s Rights.   Andrea is an avid supporter of the right of a child to be breastfed and to not be forcibly weaned under one year of age by order of a court.   She is involved in efforts aimed at protecting the rights of children and promoting education, justice and human rights worldwide.


Special Training

Andrea Janovic

40 E. 10th Street

Newport, Ky 41071

(859) 391-7218

(866) 936-1891 (fax)



Business Hours








8:30 AM to 5:00PM

8:30 AM to 5:00PM

8:30 AM to 5:00PM

8:30 AM to 5:00PM

8:30 AM to 5:00PM

By Appointment


Kentucky School Board Association

Ongoing specialized training in school law, risk management, FERPA, special education/504 requirements.


State of Kentucky, Administrative Office of the Courts

Guardian ad litem training.  Trained in issues of child abuse, neglect and litigation involving minors.


Risk Management

Including crisis management, facility safety, OSHA standards, student conduct management and FERPA.



Trained as an Environmental Health & Safety Compliance officer.

All Major Credit Cards Accepted!

Memberships & Affiliations

Why Choose Our Office:

  • Kentucky Bar Association – 2005 – present
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky – Admitted 2008
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association, member
  • Kentucky Justice Association – 2005 – present
  • American Anthropological Association – 1988-1996, 2009 – present
  • Association for Political and Legal Anthropology – 2010 - present
  • Newport Board of Education – 2005 to present
  • National Association of Professional Women – 2010 – present
  • Law & Society Association – 2009 – 2012
  • Council of School Attorneys, Member, 2008
  • Kentucky School Boards Association, Member, 2005 – 2012
  • National Association of Professional Women, Member, 2010 - present
  • Appalachian Law Society, Member, 2004-2005
  • Board of Directors, Evergreen Cemetery, 2014 - present
  • Friends of Evergreen Cemetery, Member, 2014 - present




  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Appointment Flexibility
  • Personal One-on-One Attention from the attorney
  • Reasonable Rates
  • Central location of office

Contact: 859-391-7218 ::: JANOVICLAW@GMAIL.COM

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