Jannel Palenzuela

Jannel assists clients in facilitating the eviction process in landlord-tenant litigation, consumer defense, and drafting pleadings such as complaints, answers, and various motion. She also conducts legal research and writes memoranda accordingly.

Jannel is ambitious, hard-working, and able to work simultaneously on various projects while meeting deadlines. She was born and raised in Miami, Florida, is of Cuban descent, and is fluent in Spanish. While completing her undergraduate studies at Florida International University, and during part of her first year in law school, Jannel also worked at Zirlin & Rounsaville, Property Tax Advisors, PL, where she managed over 4,000 real estate folios and over 200 clients.

Jannel is currently third year law student at St. Thomas University, where she has continued to strive for success. She currently serves as the Editor-In-Chief for one of St. Thomas’s law reviews, the Journal of Complex Litigation, and is a second-year student senator of the Student Bar Association


St. Thomas University School of Law
Juris Doctor, 2019

Florida International University
B.A., 2015

Activities & Affiliations

  • St. Thomas University School of Law Journal of Complex Litigation, Editor in Chief
  • St. Thomas University School of Law Student Body Association, Senator