Jodie Tedder


Jodie Tedder has over 30 years of law firm experience. ‎Before transitioning into training and professional ‎development, Jodie worked as a litigation paralegal, giving ‎her an intimate understanding of the resources and ‎training needed within the legal industry. She helps ‎associates reach their full potential and develop into ‎outstanding attorneys as ‎a key part of Schwabe’s culture of ‎excellence. ‎

Under Jodie’s leadership, Schwabe was the first firm ‎internationally certified under the Legal Technology Core ‎Competencies Certification Coalition (LTC4) program. She ‎has developed career paths, a curriculum for staff and ‎attorneys to learn skills; improved the integration process ‎for new hires; and implemented Schwabe University, an ‎on-demand training system for Schwabe attorneys and ‎staff.‎

Jodie works with managers and firm leaders to create ‎strategies to develop the firm’s talent and partners with ‎the CEO on strategic initiatives. She also oversees the ‎firm’s associates programs and annual associate retreat. ‎

Memberships & Awards


  • Professional Development Consortium (PDC), Member ‎‎(2015-present), Thinkubator Project Member (2020)‎
  • International Legal Technology Association (ILTA), Member ‎‎(2010-present)‎
  • Northwest Legal Training Professionals (NWLTP), Member ‎‎(2012-present)‎
  • Legal Technology Core Competencies Certification ‎Coalition (LTC4), Member (2014-present), Governance Pod ‎Member (2012-2016)‎

Resources & Ideas

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

Tips for Implementing a Core ‎Competency Program 
ITLA Spotlight Session Panelist
2015 International ‎Conference ‎

Start on the Path to LTC4 Legal Professional ‎Certification 
May 2015‎

The 3 Bs of Legal Technology
February 2016 ‎‎ ‎

Community Activities

Community Activities

  • p:ear, Volunteer (2017-present)‎
  • OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Volunteer (2017-‎present)‎

Outside The Office