Jody Rodenberg

Sommerman McCaffity & Quesada, LLP
3811 Turtle Creek Blvd Ste 1400
Dallas, TX 75219
214-720-0720
www.textrial.com


Jody Rodenberg represents individuals in a wide-variety of litigation, including commercial litigation, ERISA litigation, and various personal injury matters.   She also represents liquidating trustees attempting to collect and liquidate assets for the benefit of creditors.   Jody has been recognized for her work by being named a Texas Rising Star by Super Lawyers.

Jody grew up in Gilmer, Texas and attended Texas A&M University.  She was awarded the Terry Foundation Scholarship for her academic achievements and demonstrated leadership.  She went on to attend law school at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, where she actively participated in moot court and was a member of the SMU Law Review.

SERVICES

Commercial Litigation
Director & Officer Liability
Medical Malpractice
Wrongful Death
Personal Injury
Employment Litigation
ERISA Litigation

ADMISSIONS

State Bar of Texas, admitted November 2011
United Stated District Court for the Northern District of Texas
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

EDUCATION

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2011
Texas A&M University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2007

HONORS AND AWARDS

Texas Rising Star, 2017-2019
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Special Recognition Award, 2017

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERS

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
Small Business Symposium Committee Co-Chair, 2016
Continuing Legal Education Committee Co-Chair, 2015-2017
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Leadership Class, Class of 2013
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation, Fellow
Scholarship Selection Committee, 2015
Dallas Bar Association
Transition to Law Practice Program Small Group Mentor and Advisor, 2016
Dallas Trial Lawyers Association
Texas Trial Lawyers Association
Terry Foundation Scholarship Organization
Scholarship Selection Committee, 2007, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016
Terry Scholar Alumni Association - DFW Chapter

CLASSES AND SEMINARS

Moderator, How to Pick a Jury, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (March 2017)
Moderator, Effective Mediation Strategies, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (October 2016).
Moderator, Tips for Deposing Uncooperative Witnesses, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers (August 2015).

PUBLICATIONS

Sean McCaffity, Jody Rodenberg, Requirements of Pre-Suit Discovery Under Rule 202, Dallas Bar Association HEADNOTES (October 2017).
Kim Hodgman, Jody Rodenberg & Erin Tyler, Brief for the Respondent, 28 J. MARSHALL J. COMPUTER & INFO. L. 151 (2011).
Casenote, Freedom of Speech and the "Catch 22" for Public Employees in the Ninth Circuit - Huppert v. City of Pittsburg, 63 SMU L. REV. 259 (2010).