John W. Odam, American Lawyer. Bar: Texas 1971, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) Texas, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit), Supreme Court of the United States Court. Named Outstanding Young Lawyer of Texas, 1976. Member American Bar Association, State Bar Texas, Houston Bar Association (director) 1979-1980), Phi AlphaDelta, Omicron Delta Kappa, Delta Tau Delta.
Odam, John W. was born on May 14, 1943 in Abilene, Texas, United States.
University of Texas (Bachelor of Business Administration, 1965). Baylor University’ (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1971). Phi Alpha Delta; Omicron Delta Kappa.
Editor-in-Chief, Baylor Law Review, 1970-1971. Member, Texas Attorney General’s Office, 1973-1976. Executive Assistant to the Attorney General, 1975-1976.
Special Counsel to Governor of Texas, 1985 and 1986.
Worked at Beirne, Maynard & Parsons, L.L.P. (Houston, Texas) specializing in Insurance Defense, Litigation, Products Liability, Professional Liability, Torts. Admitted to the bar, 1971, Texas. United States. Supreme Court.
United States. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. United States. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas. Phi Alpha Delta; Omicron Delta Kappa.
Editor in Chief, Baylor Law Review, 1970-1971. Member: Houston and American Bar Associations. State Bar of Texas (Member, Sections on: ADR.
Corporate Counsel; Litigation).
Houston (Director, 1979-1980) and American Bar Associations. State Bar of Texas; Houston Trial Lawyers Association (Director, since 1983). Texas Trial Lawyers Association.
Texas Bar Foundation. Houston Bar Foundation. The Association of Trial Lawyers of America (Recipient, Outstanding Young Lawyer of Texas Award, 1976).