Jodi Allen attended high school locally and grew up on the Gold Coast. She attended Griffith University from 1997 and in 2001 graduated law and psychology, achieving Honours in law.
In 2004 Jodi was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland and the High Court of Australia. Jodi maintains a close affiliation with the law school of Griffith University and gladly gives of her time to judge student mooting and witness examination competitions.
Before graduation Jodi was identified as a student with promise by Price and Roobottom Solicitors, a firm with a strong criminal law section. Jodi was articled to solicitor Bill Potts from whom she gained valuable experience.