Alfred Odom was born in Brooklyn, NY. After graduating from Bernard Baruch College in 1988, he attended St. John’s University School of Law. During law school, he served as an intern in the United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York. Upon graduating law school in June of 1991, Mr. Odom worked as a Hearing Officer with the NYC Board of Education. Shortly thereafter, he joined a prominent New York City firm engaging in civil litigation.
Over the years, Mr. Odom has developed an extensive legal background and handled a variety of cases involving estate planning, wills and trusts, estate administration, business law, commercial litigation, and personal injury.
Mr. Odom worked as a trial attorney in a prominent Manhattan law firm, for several years. His clients have included the families of wrongful death victims, brain damaged infants, people injured due to negligent surgical treatment, personal injury accident victims, individuals injured due to negligent nursing home care, individuals involved in estate litigation, and individuals in need of estate/tax planning.
He has represented clients before various courts in the State of New York, including, the Civil Court of the City of New York, the Surrogate’s Court, the Supreme Court of the State of New York, the New York Court of Claims, and the Federal U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Mr. Odom is also a former adjunct professor at several New York City colleges, where he taught courses in civil litigation, legal research and writing, torts, trusts and estates, and other legal subjects.
1992, New York
1994, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
1994, United States District Court, Southern District of New York
1997, United States Supreme Court
Law School Attended
St. John's University School of Law, Class of 1991
Baruch College of the City University of New York, Class of 1988
Born in Brooklyn, New York, 1967
Hobbies & Interests
Mr. Odom is an active member of his local church, New Beginning Church of God, East Elmhurst, New York where he serves as a trustee, deacon, and musician (alto saxophone player).
TAKE TIME WITH YOUR MIND: An Essay on Treasuring One of Your Most Precious Commodities
By Alfred Odom