Biography

Jodie Koo is an associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office. As an associate in the firm’s litigation group, she practices the defense of public entities, such as government institutions, municipalities, transportation providers, and school districts. She handles cases involving dangerous conditions of public property and liability stemming from the wrongful conduct or negligent acts of employees.  Jodie has extensive knowledge of the complicated statutory framework governing this area of the law.

Jodie focuses on serving the litigation needs of her public entity clients, including management of all phases of casework from inception to resolution. Jodie’s experience includes executing written discovery, researching and drafting motions, arguing motions, and handling all other aspects of trial preparation. Jodie is committed to helping her clients navigate through the complex legal system and achieve favorable results.

While at Boston University School of Law, Jodie dedicated her studies to civil litigation and trial advocacy. Jodie completed her third year of law school as a visiting student at UCLA School of Law. Prior to joining the firm, Jodie’s career started at a plaintiff’s trial firm, where her practice focused on products liability and personal injury. Jodie is an active member of the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles and the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association.

Education

  • Boston University School of Law  (J.D., 2016)
  • Colgate University  (B.A., 2013)
    • Benton Scholar

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2017

Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin)