Jodi Nafzger joined the Concordia University School of Law faculty as the Director of Experiential Learning in January of 2012. In this position, Professor Nafzger directs the mentorship program, the externship program, the pro bono service requirement, and career services. Prof. Nafzger comes to Concordia Law after serving as an Assistant City Attorney for nine years with the Boise City Attorney's Office. In this capacity, she handled misdemeanor criminal prosecution and provided police advice and training for both Boise and Meridian Police Departments. Prof. Nafzger served on committees assigned to downtown livability issues for the City of Boise and drafted proposed legislation for the Mayor and City Council, and has also taught at the Idaho Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Academy. Prof. Nafzger's professional experience also includes private-sector public relations and marketing work. Prof. Nafzger is a member of the Professionalism and Ethics section, Government and Public Sector section, and Litigation section of the Idaho State Bar.
Prof. Nafzger received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism in 1996 from the top-ranked Missouri-Columbia, School of Journalism. She earned her Juris Doctor in 1999 from the University of Missouri-Columbia, School of Law. Prof. Nafzger is a member of Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church in Boise. She and her husband enjoy many of Idaho's outdoor activities with their two young boys.