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Amy Odom

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401-331-6300

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401-421-3185

email

aodom@cck-law.com

Areas of Practice

  • Appellate Litigation
  • Veterans Law

Amy F. Odom

Amy joined CCK in September of 2018 as an appellate attorney. She currently serves as the Appellate Strategy Coordinator in our Veterans Law practice. Amy's practice focuses on representing disabled veterans at the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Amy graduated from the University of Florida with her B.A., cum laude, in 2003 and her J.D., cum laude, in 2006. During law school she participated in the moot court program, was an intern at the Center for Government Responsibility, and was an extern for the Honorable Stephan Mickle, Northern District of Florida. Prior to joining CCK, Amy served as a staff attorney and then as the Director of Litigation at the National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP). From 2006 to 2008, Amy was an Attorney-Advisor at the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges.

Extremely active in the field of Veterans Law, Amy has served as President of the CAVC Bar Association and on the USCAVC’s Judicial Advisory Committee. She is a member of the National Organization of Veterans’ Advocates (NOVA). Amy was a panelist at the USCAVC Twelfth Judicial Conference in 2013 and the Fourteenth Judicial Conference in 2019. She was also a panelist at the NOVA Spring 2017 Conference. She is a credited author of the Veterans Benefits Manual 2009-2013 editions, and a credited Editor of the 2014-2018/2019 editions. Amy has been a recurring speaker at the University of Missouri Veterans Clinic Symposium (2015, 2016, 2017, 2019).

In her free time, Amy enjoys spin classes on her Peloton, spending time with her two little girls and Navy vet husband, and taking annual family vacations to her home state of Florida.

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for Federal Circuit
  • Not licensed by Rhode Island

Representative Cases

  • Swain v. McDonald, 27 Vet. App. 219 (2015)
  • Gagne v. McDonald, 27 Vet. App. 391 (2015)
  • Beraud v. McDonald, 766 F.3d 1402 (2014)
  • Stewart v. McDonald, 641 Fed. Appx 979 (2015)
  • Turner v. Shulkin, 29 Vet. App. 207 (2018)
  • Demery v. Wilkie, 30 Vet.App. 430 (2019)

Oral Arguments

  • Swain v. McDonald, 27 Vet. App. 219 (2015)
  • Gagne v. McDonald, 27 Vet. App. 391 (2015)
  • Beraud v. McDonald, 766 F.3d 1402 (2014)
  • Stewart v. McDonald, 641 Fed. Appx 979 (2015)
  • Turner v. Shulkin, 29 Vet. App. 207 (2018)
  • Demery v. Wilkie, 30 Vet.App. 430 (2019)
  • McNamee v. Shinseki, Vet.App. 11-2848
  • Watson v. Wilkie, Vet.App. 16-2035
  • Adams v. Wilkie, Vet.App. 18-2049
  • Chavis v. Wilkie, Vet.App. 18-2928