Jodi was appointed by the Governor of the State of Michigan to the bench after serving as a Metro-Detroit felony prosecutor with a perfect trail record. Her education, including her undergraduate, masters and even her juris doctorate, have focused on issues of substance abuse, mental health and interpersonal violence.
She now practices law focusing on, among other things, medical malpractice and business liabilities pertaining to substance use and abuse. She is a partner with The Stutman Switalski Group (TSSG) where she performs over 150 presentations to varying demographics annually.
Jodi has received numerous awards and appointments and has been named outstanding speaker or presented as keynote/plenary speaker at such notable engagements as the International Conference on Opioids at Harvard Medical School, MD Anderson Cancer Hospital in Houston, Texas, the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, the United States Probation Departments, CADCA and more.
She is a frequent guest on television and radio for Fox, NBC and CBS and has been featured in several documentaries including the PBS short, “Invisible Wounds” and the upcoming HBO special, “Needles in the Hay.” Her current publications include “Where My JD meets Your MD” and “Your Name is on the Bottle.”