After obtaining a B. Iuris degree, Jodie began his career at the Pretoria Deeds Office in 1996. He was involved in presenting training in the field of sectional titles to the Pretoria and Botswana deeds offices and in updating and compiling deeds office records after the Municipal Structures Act came into operation. In 2003 he was awarded the highest merit award for senior examiners.
Jodie joined MacRobert Attorneys as a paralegal in 2005 and completed his LLB degree at the University of Pretoria two years later. In 2007 he was admitted as an attorney, conveyancer and notary. He is currently a director in the Property Law Department.