Jody L. Broaddus

Partner
Supervising Civil Attorney, Admitted In Arizona, Admitted In Hawai‘i

Jody L. Broaddus is a civil law attorney with considerable experience in civil litigation matters. Jody has been a licensed civil law attorney for over 17 years. In addition to being licensed in Arizona and Hawai‘i, she was also licensed in Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. Growing up in a small town in Iowa, Jody has learned to create a human connection in a close-knit community as well as the importance of earning an honorable reputation. Jody understands that people have challenges in life, and sometimes they just need someone in their community to direct and support them.

After moving to Phoenix in 1988, she went to work as a file clerk at a notable personal injury law firm where she quickly advanced as a civil litigation paralegal. While working at the law firm, Jody’s passion for the law and helping others grew. She obtained her Associates of Arts in Criminal Justice at Eastern Arizona College, then her Bachelor of Science in Justice Studies from Arizona State University, which culminated in her receiving her Juris Doctorate from Creighton University School of Law in Omaha, Nebraska.

Jody has demonstrated success in handling many challenging and complex civil litigation matters. She has been involved in hundreds, if not thousands, of personal injury cases including catastrophic injuries and death. The most important thing for Jody when representing someone is to evaluate what is best for the clients while working to eliminate the crisis that may have been brought to the client, their family, and loved ones.

Jody’s upbringing and family background of farmers, engineers, nurses, and teachers, has taught her the importance of understanding and meeting her client’s needs and priorities along with thinking beyond the expected strategies. Jody prepares cases as if she were going to go to trial. She understands the actions that could be needed and has the persistence for overcoming any challenging obstacles. Preparation leads to success for her clients.

EXPERIENCE

Arizona Civil Law Attorney – Automobile Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Dog Bites/Maulings, Burn Cases, Wrongful Death, Assaults, Dram Shop and Drunk Driving Accidents, Premises Liability, Boating Accidents, Nursing Home Negligence, Medical Malpractice, Trucking Accidents, Civil Rights, Bad Faith Insurance, Defamation/Slander, Contract Disputes, Commercial Litigation, Banking Disputes and Litigation, Professional Licensing Disputes.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Hawai‘i State Bar
Arizona State Bar
Nevada State Bar
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
United States District Court for the District of Arizona
United States District Court for the District of Nevada
Maricopa County Bar Association
Coconino County Bar Association
Yavapai County Bar Association
Arizona Women’s Lawyer Association

EDUCATION

JURIS DOCTORATE (1999)
Creighton University School of Law – Omaha, Nebraska

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE in Justice Studies (1995)
Arizona State University – Tempe, Arizona

ASSOCIATES OF ARTS in Criminal Justice (1988)
Eastern Arizona College – Thatcher, Arizona

Phillip J.
Phillip J.
14:30 18 Jan 22
Upfront pricing & transparency throughout. Got my case completely dismissed and I’m now able to... move forward with a clean slate. Thank you Marc and Emma and the entire team attorneys for freedomread more
Jared B.
Jared B.
19:48 15 Jan 22
5 stars just isnt enough for Andrew Marcantel, Marc Victor, and the entire staff here.When my... boyfriend was wrongly accused of a totally vile crime, neither of us had any experience navigating the "just-us" system.If you've faced potentially life-altering accusations, and you feel like the system is set up to empower police, prosecutors, judges, and pretty much everyone except you, then you're right! If you want to level the playing feild, Attorneys for Freedom will accomplish that.Some others have commented about the price. Good representation does cost money, unfortunately. What is a persons future worth?Compared to the competition, which is also expensive, the value you will get at this law firm is just unbelievable. Andrew especially is so great at walking you through possible scenerios, guiding you through important decisions, and has the experience to truly get good results. Extremely knowledgeable and creative not just "aggressive". He is also an excellent communicator, both in the office and in the court.Speaking of communication, the paralegal team at even some more expensive law firms will leave you wondering what it is they are paid to do. This is not the case at Attorneys for Freedom. Ashley Crispino and Kaylie Kline did an amazing job at both keeping us in the loop and being available when needed.Reading "Case Dismissed" after what felt like an eternity of fighting was the best outcome we could have ever asked for.I told my Aunt who was very worried about us at the height of all the absurdity that I felt like having Andy on our side was better than prayer. And I was right.read more
Nicholas K.
Nicholas K.
01:07 17 Dec 21
Bad review was due to unfortunate mistake in contact info. Mr. Harris made contact, fixed my file,... and set up the next steps for my request.read more
Daddy D.
Daddy D.
17:44 14 Dec 21
Helped me out with all my attorney needs. Out of state help!
Kira L.
Kira L.
22:12 02 Dec 21
This is my first time ever needing an attorney and my attorney was Kate and she did an amazing job... with my case! Kate took time to go through all of the evidence so she understood everything before going to court. Kate assistant Madalyn was also super helpful and very sweet! Anytime I called she was very understanding and helped me walk through the process when I did not understand something and always had an upbeat positive attitude! If I ever need an attorney again I will definitely being going back to Kate!read more
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