Jenny A. Brody is a founding partner of Brody Kling PLLC, a firm specializing in family law. She is a Co-Founder of the DC Volunteer Lawyers Project, and, from 2008-20016, served as its Co-Executive Director. In this capacity, Ms. Brody provided legal assistance to hundreds of domestic violence survivors in Civil Protection Order cases, as well as in divorce, custody and child support matters. As a member of the DC Superior Court Counsel for Child Abuse and Neglect Panel, from 2008-2014, Ms. Brody represented children as a court-appointed Guardian ad litem and also represented adoptive parents in adoption petitions.
Ms. Brody has devoted substantial time to improving the DC court system, as a participant in the DC Superior Court Domestic Relations and Domestic Violence Implementation Committees. She also played a role in promulgating Guardian ad litem Practice Standards, through the Council for Court Excellence and in DC Superior Court.
Ms. Brody is a recognized expert in domestic violence and family law issues, presenting numerous training programs in these areas for lawyers, judges, social workers, medical professionals and domestic violence advocates.
Prior to practicing family law, Ms. Brody worked in private practice, at Rogovin, Huge & Schiller and at Powers, Pyles & Sutter. She also served as an attorney at the United States Department of Justice, Civil Appellate Staff. She clerked for the Hon. Irving L. Goldberg, of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.