Jodi J. Jaffe graduated with a B.A. in Political Science from Brandeis
University in 1987, where she was also the captain of the Women’s
Varsity Tennis team. Jodi received her J.D. from the University of Florida,
Levin College of Law in 1990.
Immediately upon graduating from law school, Jodi became an Assistant
Public Defender for the Dade County Public Defender’s office. After
three years in Dade County, Jodi continued her litigation career as a
Legal Aid Attorney in Manhattan for the Legal Aid Society for approximately
ten more years. While an attorney for the public defenders office in Manhattan,
Jodi was a “trial trainer” for new public defenders.
Over the next eight years, Jodi gained invaluable civil litigation experience
with a statewide Florida law firm. Jodi became a shareholder of the law
firm and was the managing partner of two of the firm’s offices.
Jodi has tried over 30 jury trials, conducted hundreds of depositions,
and successfully honed her litigation skills over her entire career.
Jodi’s practice is now comprised of exclusively wage and hour plaintiff’s
Areas of Practice
- Minimum Wage and Overtime
- Labor Law
- Criminal Law
- New York, 1993
- New Jersey, 1994
- U.S. District Court of New Jersey, 1994
- Florida, 1990
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2012
- University of Florida, College of Law 1990, J.D.
- Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1987, B.A., Political Science