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Peter K. Odom, Private Practice Lawyer

Atlanta criminal lawyer Peter Odom

Admitted: 1990, New Hampshire; 2007, Georgia

Law School: Pepperdine University, J.D.

Member: New Hampshire Bar Association; State Bar of Georgia

Biography: Trial Practice Instructor, National Advocacy Center, Columbia, South Carolina, 2003-2007. Assistant Attorney General, Homicide Unit, State of New Hampshire, 2003-2006. Deputy County Attorney, Child Physical and Sexual Abuse Prosecutor, Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1990-2003. Chief Staff Attorney, New Hampshire Division for Children, Youth, and Families, 1997-1999.

Born: Chicago, Illinois

Atlanta criminal defense attorney

As an Atlanta criminal defense lawyer, Peter K. Odom practices criminal law for various misdemeanors and felonies including sexual assault, domestic violence and DUI and DWI cases. The Odom Law Firm has extensive litigation experience in both state, superior, and appellate courts and provides Georgia residents quality legal representation in cases where criminal defense is needed.

Having an aggressive Atlanta criminal defense attorney like Peter K. Odom on your side could mean the difference between a reduced or dropped criminal charges and a prison sentence. It is imperative to find the right attorney who will defend you and your case until the end. Attorney Peter K. Odom has over 20 years of criminal trial experience and has handled over 100 jury trials. Mr. Odom practices as a multi-purpose criminal lawyer and offers valuable legal advice and help to residents in need of representation in matters of sexual assault and domestic violence and abuse.

Practice Areas

With experience in a variety of criminal law cases, attorney Peter K. Odom focuses his legal practice largely around a number of areas. Some of these areas include:

Education

Peter K. Odom was born Chicago, Illinois and was admitted to the bar in New Hampshire in 1990 and in Georgia in 2007. Mr. Odom received his Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) from Columbia University in 1984 and graduated from Pepperdine University Law School with a Juris Doctor degree (J.D) in 1990.

Experience

His additional experiences include:

  • Trial Practice Instructor – National Advocacy Center – Columbia, South Carolina, 2003-2007
  • Assistant Attorney General – Homicide Unit – State of New Hampshire, 2003-2006
  • Child Physical and Sexual Abuse Prosecutor – Strafford County, New Hampshire, 1990-2003
  • Chief Staff Attorney – New Hampshire Division for Children, Youth, and Families, 1997-1999

Mr. Odom is also currently a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association and State Bar of Georgia.

Peter Odom is featured in a book about high-profile murder case – Peter K. Odom’s previous work as a state prosecutor is detailed in a true homicide story about Sheila LaBarre, a New Hampshire woman who was convicted of murder in 2008.  The nonfiction book, Wicked Intentions: The Sheila LaBarre Murders – a True Story was written by Emmy award-winning television reporter Kevin Flynn.

Peter Odom appears on CNN’s Nancy Grace show – Atlanta’s criminal defense attorney Peter Odom appears weekly on CNN’s Nancy Grace show. On Thursday nights, Nancy Grace reports on high-profile crimes in the national news, turning to a select group of regular contributors for comments after saying, “Let’s unleash the lawyers.”

If you have been charged or are being investigated for a crime, contact criminal defense attorney in Atlanta, Peter K. Odom via the online webform or call toll free and speak to Peter directly at (770) 422-5434 for a free initial consultation.

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