Born on Fletcher to Andrea and Sir Thomas Lakewood, she attended Murchison Academy. There she received her military and MechWarrior training. Upon graduation, instead of joining Stone's Pride Regiment, she went to law school.
She traveled between worlds as a diplomat, troubleshooter, and tactical reaction for the Republic of the Sphere as a Knight-Errant. She worked closely in her Knight-Errant years with Republic Intelligence, which included Paladin Victor Steiner-Davion and Ghost Knight Mason Dunne who was also her lover.
- Lady Lakewood is known to pilot an red and gold Tundra Wolf named "Andrea" in honor of her mother.
- Janella Lakewood is the in-universe author of the Technical Readout: 3145 series of equipment dossiers.
- Ghost War, pp. 122-123
- Ghost War, p. 79
- Ghost War, pp. 282-283
- Ghost War, p. 118
- http://cf.sarna.net/docs/mwda_dossiers/dark_age_36.pdf Janella Lakewood's Dossier
- Technical Readout: 3145 Mercenaries, p. 2, "Introduction"
- Technical Readout: 3145 Capellan Confederation, p. 2, "Introduction"