Peter Odom Attorney at Law Attorneys
Peter Odom Attorney at Law

(770) 727-5744

236 Washington Avenue NortheastMarietta, GA 30060 map »

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Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault & DUI Lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia

With 23 years of criminal trial experience, this knowledgeable lawyer defends people under arrest for misdemeanors and felonies including sexual assault, domestic violence and DUI and DWI cases.

Do you need an experienced criminal lawyer in Atlanta, Georgia? Would you like the advice of a knowledgeable attorney for a domestic violence or abuse charge? Are you dealing with an arrest for drinking.. under the influence (DUI)?

With 23 years of criminal trial experience and an extensive background as a state prosecutor, Atlanta criminal defense attorney Peter Odom has more than 100 jury trials to his credit. He focuses most of his legal practice on criminal law cases involving sex crimes, domestic violence and abuse and spousal rape. The Odom Law Firm has extensive litigation experience in state, superior and appellate courts.

Education, Experience and Memberships

Admitted to the bar in New Hampshire in 1990 and in Georgia in 2007, Peter Odom was born in Chicago, Illinois. He completed a bachelor's of arts degree at Columbia University in 1984 and graduated from Pepperdine University Law School with a Juris doctor degree in 1990.

Peter Odom has the following experience and memberships:

- 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
- Member, New Hampshire Bar Association; State Bar of Georgia

National Recognition

Regarded as an authority in his field, Peter Odom shares his knowledge on a national level including the following:

- Weekly appearances on CNN's Nancy Grace Show, which focuses on high-profile crimes in the national news

- Prominent feature in award-winning reporter Kevin Flynn?s Wicked Intentions

Additional Distinctions

Although attorney Peter Odom has earned national recognition, he continues to take a personal approach with each client in Atlanta. The following qualities distinguish him as a highly respected lawyer:

- Nearly three decades of trial experience
- Emphasis on client communication
- Phone calls returned within 2 hours
- Transparent approach

Criminal Defense Legal Services

The Odom Law Firm works closely with every client to plan an effective criminal defense. Here are some of Peter Odom's practice areas:

Assault and battery
Crimes of violence
Domestic abuse
Domestic violence
Drug crimes
Sexual assault
Sex crimes

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Domestic Violence and Abuse Cases

With extensive experience handling cases involving domestic violence and abuse, Peter Odom provides a legal defense for those charged with physical or emotional abuse of the following:

Other family member

These situations arise when one person in a marriage or relationship attempts to control the other through violent acts. As a criminal lawyer, Peter Odom is committed to protecting the legal rights of anyone accused of a serious crime. His firm has the experience to defend any type of case from felonies to misdemeanors.

Sexual Assault Defense

If you are facing sexual assault charges, you need immediate help from Peter Odom, an experienced defense attorney in Atlanta. You can depend on him for the following:
Knowledgeable information about specific circumstances
Description of what to expect if case goes to trial
Accurate explanation of possible consequences
Assessment of probable outcomes

Legal Advice for DUI Charges

With the expanding efforts of law enforcement to crack down on drunk driving, more people are facing DUI and DWI charges. During these times, you need Peter Odom's legal experience for the following:
Complete understanding of charges
Best protection of your legal rights
Strength to negotiate the best resolution


Criminal Law

  • Assault & Battery
  • Burglary, Robbery & Theft
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drugs & Narcotics
  • DUI & DWI
  • General Criminal Defense
  • Homicide
  • Manslaughter
  • Misdemeanors
  • Sex Offenses


B.A. from Columbia University 1984; Graduate of Pepperdine University Law School w/ a J.D.1990. Trial Practice Instructor- National Advocacy Center, Assistant Attorney General- Homicide Unit, Child Physical & Sexual Abuse Prosecutor- Strafford County, Chief Staff Attorney- New Hampshire Division for Children, Youth, & Families. Member of the NH Bar Association & State Bar of GA. Featured in Wicked Intentions: The Sheila LaBarre Murders- A True Story. Weekly appearances on CNN's Nancy Grace show.

Hours of Operation

  • MON
  • 9:00am
  • 5:00pm
  • TUE
  • 9:00am
  • 5:00pm
  • WED
  • 9:00am
  • 5:00pm
  • THU
  • 9:00am
  • 5:00pm
  • FRI
  • 9:00am
  • 5:00pm
  • SAT
  • SUN


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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish


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