Born and Raised in Delaware County Yanna attended Saint Joseph’s University where she earned dual degrees in Political Science and Economics. Yanna then went on to attend the University of Baltimore School of Law. During her time at the University of Baltimore School of Law Yanna participated in the school’s Immigrant Rights Clinic, during this time Yanna was temporarily admitted to practice law in the State of Maryland and successfully advocated for her client to receive Asylum in the United States. Yanna also successfully assisted clients of the clinic with applications for US Citizenship and various Immigration Visas.
Yanna focuses her practice on business and civil litigation matters. Yanna’s family owned and operated a well-known and successful pizza store in Southwest Philadelphia for over 35 years. From a young age Yanna assisted her parents in the daily operations of the store and as she grew older helped guide her parents through lease negotiations, supplier disputes and a variety of issues that come with owning a small business. Yanna draws on her own experiences and legal knowledge to help guide businesses big and small though contract disputes and litigation.
Yanna is a member and former Vice President of BNI Valley Forge and a member of the Philadelphia Bar Association and Pennsylvania Bar Association. When not working Yanna enjoys traveling and exploring Philadelphia’s extensive restaurant scene. Yanna is fluent in Greek.