Jo Ann Has Been a Commercial Leasing Lawyer for Over 20 Years.
Jo Ann Woodsum has lived all over the United States including Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Vermont, New Hampshire, New York City, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Truckee, California, and now Reno, NV. She enjoys reading, travel, art, architecture, hiking, her dogs and kids (not necessarily in that order). Jo Ann is licensed to practice in the states of California and Nevada.
Recently, Jo Ann resumed her study of the Spanish language following her initial studies in Puebla and San Luis Potosí, México many years ago. She is actively seeking to learn about the businesses of Mexican clients with commercial real estate leasing needs in the United States. In addition, she is studying to become licensed as a solicitor in England and Wales. She recently passed the QLTS MCT exam and is now studying for the QLTS Objective Structured Clinical Examination.
She is also passionate about promoting the humane treatment of animals and animal welfare. Jo Ann has volunteered at the Humane Society of Tahoe-Truckee for the past several years.
- Executive Committee Member (2016 – present)
- Co-Chair, Annual Retreat Planning Committee (2017, 2018)
- Co-Chair, Real Property Law Journal (2019, 2020)
Jo Ann’s Passion
Jo Ann is a passionate advocate for the advancement of women in their professions, in particular, in the world of law and commercial real estate.
She is active in the National Association of Women Lawyers and the California Lawyer Association Real Property Law Section.