Jody joined Pietras Saracino Smith & Meeks, LLP in 2004. She was named a partner of the firm in 2006. Jody has been representing clients in all aspects of workers’ compensation matters for over 23 years. She has extensive experience in the area of workers’ compensation appeals.
Jody graduated from Pemberton Township High School as class Valedictorian in 1987. From there, she earned her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from The College of New Jersey (formerly, Trenton State College) in 1991. She graduated from Cornell Law School in 1994.
Jody is admitted to practice in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey. She was previously associated with two large South Jersey law firms as a workers’ compensation law attorney.
Jody is a member of the Justice James H. Coleman, Jr. Inn of Court – New Jersey Workers’ Compensation American Inn of Court. The Justice James H. Coleman, Jr., Inn of Court was founded by workers’ compensation attorneys and judges and concentrates on issues surrounding workers’ compensation in New Jersey.
Jody has served as the Treasurer of the Chatsworth Elementary School Home and School Association for the past seven years. She is also active with the 12th Man Club supporting the Seneca Golden Eagles Football Team, as well as the Medford Athletic Association.
Jody has volunteered countless hours to several animal rescue organizations including JoeJoe’s Place, New Life Animal Rescue, Friends of Burlington County Animal Shelter, and One Love Animal Rescue. She also volunteers her time with the March of Dimes and Special Olympics.
Jody is an avid reader. She enjoys camping and all things Disney.