Tommy Odom, Managing Attorney at The Odom Firm

Tommy Odom

Phone: (704) 377-7333
Fax: (704) 377-5747

TLO Best Lawyers

 

Manager and supervising trial and appellate attorney for The Odom Firm since 2001.

SINCE 1988, REPRESENTING PEOPLE AND BUSINESSES

  • Whose property has been taken, or had its value reduced by the government.
  • Who have been injured by the wrongful conduct of others in serious personal injury and wrongful death cases.

LIFE

  • Family - three children, Tripp, Annie and Max, his wife, Martha, and their dog, Yogi.
  • Practicing yoga, cooking, playing guitar and bass with his band Roadkil, making and writing “stuff”, and fishing.
  • Coached for the Charlotte Junior Soccer League.
  • Served on a number of boards for local art and environmental non-profit organizations.
  • Volunteer with Urban Ministry Center Soup Kitchen.

EDUCATION

  • Wake Forest University School of Law, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, J.D., 1987
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., 1983

AREAS OF PRACTICE

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • North Carolina, 1988
  • United States District Court, Western District of North Carolina, 1988
  • United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, 1988
  • United States Supreme Court, 2010

REPORTED APPELLATE DECISIONS

CLASSES/SEMINARS PRESENTED

  • Understanding Eminent Domain for Engineers
  • Eminent Domain Statutory and Case Law update, NCAJ, 2006 - Present
  • Appellate Practice for the General Practitioner in NC
  • New Cost Statute on Expert Witnesses
  • Landlord/Tenant Issues: How much does the Tenant Get
  • Direct and Cross Examinations: 60 Tips in 60 Minutes
  • Negotiation: When to Hold Them and When to Fold Them
  • Hearings to Determine Issues Other Than Damages and Pre-Trial Motions
  • Revised Rule of Evidence 702(a) and Appraisal Methodology and Admissibility

HONORS AND AWARDS

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

News

Sep
28
The Odom Firm’s team of David Murray, Tommy Odom, Keren Patrick and Andy Patrick participated in the annual “Clays for Conservation” tournament in Norwood, NC, which benefits the Catawba Lands Conservancy.  While the team did not b… Read More
Sep
15
The Odom Firm is proud to announce that attorney David Murray has been selected to The Best Lawyers in America 2021 for his work in land use and zoning law.  This is David’s 1st year being selected to the Best Lawyers publication.  David is t… Read More
Sep
15
The Odom Firm is proud to announce that attorney Tommy Odom has been selected to The Best Lawyers in America 2021 for his work in eminent domain and land condemnation law.  This is Tommy’s 11th year being selected to the Best Lawyers publicati… Read More
Feb
18
The Odom Firm Gets Millions for Property Owner with Land Near Airport The City of Charlotte has opted to avoid the potential turbulence of a condemnation action and agreed to pay $8.35 million for eight acres of land earmarked for the expansion… Read More
Nov
8
One of the Constitutional Rights Council’s goals is to increase public awareness of the U.S. Constitution. The section sponsors CLE programs and services, provides members with a substantive newsletter and helps mold the association&… Read More