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Jodi Loden

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BIOGRAPHY:

Attorney Jodi Loden graduated cum laude from the University of Memphis’, Cecil C. Humphreys’ School of Law after serving as an intern with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Tennessee and the University of Memphis’, Cecil C. Humphreys’ School of Law’s Child Advocacy Clinic. Prior to working for Peterson White, attorney Loden worked for two large East Tennessee law firms where she served as lead attorney for the firms’ Family & Juvenile law sectors. Attorney Loden has also practiced extensively in Workers’ Compensation Defense and in various sectors of Plaintiff’s law. However, her primary passion over the last ten and a half years has always been compassionately assisting families and/or children in crisis to successfully navigate the legal system and achieve their best personalized results during some of the most difficult times of their lives.

EDUCATION:
  • Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, Memphis, Tennessee
  • Juris Doctor – 2007
  • Honors: cum laude
  • The University of Tennessee, Tennessee
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Honors: cum laude
  • Major: Human Ecology

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT POSITIONS:
  • Associate

PAST POSITIONS:
  • Ridenour & Ridenour Law Firm, Clinton, TN Office, Lead Family Law and Juvenile Attorney
  • Moore, Ingram, Johnson & Steele, LLP, Knoxville, TN Office, Lead Family Law and Juvenile Attorney
  • United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Tennessee, Intern
  • The University of Memphis’ Cecil C. Humphreys’ School of Law’s Child Advocacy Clinic, Intern
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:
  • Knoxville Bar Association, Member
  • Tennessee Bar Association, Member
  • Association of Women Attorneys, Member

BAR ADMISSIONS:
  • Tennessee, 2007

HONORS:
  • CALI Award for Best in Class in Workers’ Compensation
  • CALI Award for Best in Class for Child Advocacy
  • Whose Who for American Universities
  • Moot Court Board

PRO-BONO ACTIVITIES:
  • Member, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Member, Human Rights Campaign

FRATERNITIES/SORORITIES:
  • Phi Alpha Delta

PRACTICE AREAS:
  • Agreed & Contested Divorces
  • Juvenile Law
  • Termination of Parental Rights & Adoption
  • Paternity & Parential Alienation Claims
  • Child Support
  • Contempt of Court
  • Post-Divorce Issues
  • Dependency & Neglect & Emergency Custody Proceedings
  • Workers’ Compensation