George Odom Jr., ESQ.
United States District Court Southern District of Florida
United States District Court Northern District of Florida
Education & Military Service:
Law School: Florida Coastal School of Law, J.D. 2012
Undergraduate Degree: University of North Florida, B.A., 2008
United States Marine Corp, 2000 – 2004 Active, 2004-2008 Inactive Duty
Professional & Community Associations:
National Bar Association - Virgil Hawkins Chapter
Florida Bar Military Affairs Committee Member
Broward County Bar Association
The TJ Reddick Bar Association
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Broward County League of Women Voters Initiative Committee
100 Black Men of Greater Fort Lauderdale
Dillard High School My Future Is Now Mentor
George Odom Jr is a native from Jacksonville, Florida and he founded the Law Office of George Odom Jr., Attorney At Law P.L.in 2012. He practices in the areas of personal injury, family law, criminal law, probate and civil rights violations. He was honorable discharged as a noncommissioned officer in the United States Marine Corp in 2004. He started working in the investigations department for the Public Defender’s Office in the Fourth Judicial Circuit in 2005. He continued to work for the underserved and indigent clients through various medians until receiving his Florida law license in 2012.
Mr. Odom graduated from Florida State College, formally known as Florida Community College, with an Associate’s Degree. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration of Finance and a Minor in Economics at the University of North Florida in 2008. He was the Vice President of the Finance & Investment Society in 2008. In 2007, he worked for the Fourth Judicial Circuit Finance & Accounting Department as an OPS Fiscal Assistant. He participated in the Students in Free Enterprise, Member of Capital Markets Project, and Top 5/100. He worked for Deutsche Bank AG in 2008 as an Operations Analyst-Closing and Compliance Functions.
Mr. Odom also interned for the Law Office of Kevin Cobbin under senior attorney Kevin Cobbin on the Marissa Alexander case that brought state wide attention to the disproportionate harsh sentences involving minimum mandatory sentencing laws.
He speaks at various grade schools, community events and organizations. Some examples are know your rights forums, from the block to the Boardroom, diversity on the bench and The American Muslim Democratic Caucus. He is an active member of the New Mount Olive Baptist Church where he is the Director for the Sunday School Intermediate Department.
Mr. Odom lives in Broward County with his wife and two children.