JoDee Neil

JoDee Neil

Associate

JoDee Neil is a trial attorney with Simon Greenstone Panatier, PC.

Ms. Neil began her career in 2005 as an Assistant District Attorney, having sat as lead counsel for over 100 jury trials.  Her voir dire experience is equally extensive, as are her general courtroom skills–having performed countless hearings and trials before the court. JoDee enjoyed a thriving practice as a prosecutor, and served the bulk of her tenure as a sexual abuse specialist and serious bodily injury specialist in the Crimes Against Children division. JoDee worked tirelessly for victims of crime, and took that experience with her to Singapore in 2011.  In 2012, JoDee began serving as the legal advisor to a Non-Government Organization based in Indonesia. There, JoDee assisted the organization in training to implement Indonesia’s first Multi-Disciplinary Team on the island of Bali. JoDee attended UNODC and Interpol conferences, in addition to speaking at a number of events and conferences. JoDee liaised with her experts in Texas to make informed recommendations to the NGO as well as to various governmental agencies.

JoDee repatriated in September 2016 with her husband and two daughters (born in Singapore in 2015 and 2016). She began plaintiff’s practice in March 2017 and has since enjoyed commercial practice, personal injury practice, bad faith practice and mesothelioma practice. JoDee is well-suited for plaintiff’s work as she enjoys aggressive pursuits of quality outcomes on behalf of real people. JoDee joined Simon Greenstone Panatier in April 2018 and looks forward to a dynamic and long career with the firm.

Practice Areas

  • Personal injury
  • Mesothelioma
  • Sexual assault

Education

  • Southern Methodist University, 2004
  • Texas A &M—Corpus Christi, 2001

Court Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Texas
  • Northern District of Texas

Notable Cases

  • State of Texas v. Padmaja Enjeti
  • State of Texas v. Michael Hamilton
  • State of Texas v. Jose Angel Gonzalez
  • State of Texas v. Stanley Ledbetter

Speeches & Presentations

  • The Process of Disclosure: A Practical Guide for Law Enforcement.” Regional Conference on: Legal Protection for Child Victims of Sexual Exploitation in Southeast Asia; October 2013; Sponsored by EPCAT Indonesia and the French Embassy in Indonesia.
  • Identification Required: the Hotel Industry’s Duty to Verify ID of Adults and Children.” Hosted by the Bali Hotels Association; September 2013.

Community Involvement

  • Pro Bono:
  • Texas Civil Rights Project: Election Integrity Task Force
“I am proud to be a trial lawyer. I defend the 7th Amendment, and I stand with the people.”
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