Jodi joined Derrick Law Firm Injury Lawyers as an Investigations and Insurance Coverage Paralegal after working over 25 years as a Police Officer in the State of South Carolina. The first 15 years of her career were with Sumter Police Department and the last 10 years were with Horry County Police Department. Throughout her law enforcement career, she worked through many divisions, which led to promotions such as Detective and Lieutenant. Jodi has extensive training in investigations and dealing with critical incidents. She also has a strong compassion for helping others and ensuring they get the help and care they need.
Jodi was born in Fairfield, California and moved to Sumter, SC at a very young age where she was raised. She moved to Horry County in 2011 and made Myrtle Beach her home. Jodi is a graduate of Saint Leo University with an associate degree and bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.
Jodi is a proud mom of two wonderful children and MiMi to seven beautiful grandchildren. She has two very spoiled dogs that she loves dearly. She enjoys relaxing, reading, visiting state parks, and enjoying adventures with her family. Above all, Jodi is faithful and strives to put God first in everything she does.