Michael Janzen obtained his B.A. from the University of Winnipeg where he majored in Political Science and Philosophy. He went on to earn a Juris Doctorate from the University of Victoria Faculty of Law and an LL.M. in International Business Law from Kyushu University, Japan where he was a Japanese Ministry of Education Scholar. Mr. Janzen was called to the Bar of New York State in 1999 and to the Bar of British Columbia in 2013.

Prior to joining Velletta & Company, Mr. Janzen was an associate for several years at leading law firms in Tokyo and worked in the legal department of a global investment bank in London.

Mr. Janzen brings a broad range of legal and business experience to Velletta & Company. His preferred areas of practice include business law, real estate and wills and estates.