John M Janiga

  • Attorney



Admitted to the Illinois Bar in 1988, John has broad experiences in certified public accounting, industry, and law firms. He has been CPA certified since 1979. John has extensive knowledge concerning:

  • Tax research in support of sophisticated planning techniques and tax litigation;
  • Tax compliance and research services to various individuals and business entities;
  • Drafting documents related to the formation of various business entities;
  • Preparation and filing of tax returns related to estate planning and administration (Form 1041, Form 706, and Form 709);
  • Drafting wills, trusts, and related estate planning documents;
  • Providing counsel related to trust and estate administration.
John has served as a consultant to accounting and law firms on issues relating to tax and estate planning. He is also a full professor at Loyola University Chicago, with teaching focus in the areas of tax and estate planning. John has also authored and co-authored numerous journal articles and a book on tax and estate planning issues.

Areas of Practice

  • Tax Law
  • Estate Planning

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified CPA, 1978

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 1988


  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • Juris Doctor - 1988
    • Honors: cum laude
  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • LL.M., Master of Laws - 1991
    • Major: Taxation
  • Loyola University Chicago
    • Bachelor of Business Administration - 1978
  • Loyola University Chicago
    • Master of Business Administration - 1982


  • Full professor, Loyola University Chicago, areas of tax and estate planning

Honors and Awards

  • Who’s Who in American Law
  • Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals
  • Who’s Who in Business Higher Education
  • The Princeton Review’s “The 300 Best Professors”, published by Random House, 2012
  • Illinois CPA Society’s “2008 Outstanding Educator” Award

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • American Taxation Association
  • Illinois CPA Society
  • American Accounting Association