Judge Jane Wiseman received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University in 1969, a Master of Arts degree in American history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1971 and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Tulsa College of Law in 1973.
She began clerking for Rosenstein, Fist & Ringold in her second term in law school and continued as a legal intern and later as an associate until her first child was born in 1975. Wiseman worked as a sole practitioner until January 1977, when she was appointed as special judge for Tulsa County. In 1981 she became district judge, where she was assigned first to the Family Relations Division and then to the Civil Division.
In March 2005 Gov. Brad Henry appointed her to the Court of Civil Appeals. Judge Wiseman has served on the faculty of the National Judicial College in Reno, Nev., and currently teaches case management for the American Academy of Judicial Education. She is married to Jim Hodges and has two sons - Jamie and John. She also has two sons-by-marriage - Clayton and Kevin.