Nightmare Nightingale Ally Gary Odom
State Bar of California, 180 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Tuesday, July 13, 2010 State Bar
Gary Robert Odom - #77617
Current Status: Resigned and may not practice law in California.
Bar Number 77617
Address 3900 Market St #240
Riverside, CA 92501
Phone Number (951) 788-9045
County Riverside Law School Southwestern Univ SOL; Los Angeles CA
2/2/2002 Not Eligible To Practice Law
9/1/2001 Not Eligible To Practice Law
12/21/1977 Admitted to The State Bar of California
Actions Affecting Eligibility to Practice Law
Effective Date Description Case Number Resulting Status
Disciplinary and Related Actions
4/6/2003 Resignation with charges pending 02-Q-12984 Resigned
6/24/2002 Vol.inactive(tender of resign.w/charges) 02-Q-12984 Not Eligible To Practice Law
2/2/2002 Discipline w/actual suspension 99-O-12302 Not Eligible To Practice Law
9/1/2001 Suspended, failed to pay Bar membr. fees Not Eligible To Practice Law
Explanation of common actions
California Bar Journal Discipline Summarily
February 2, 2002
GARY ROBERT ODOM , 50, of Riverside was suspended for three years, stayed, placed on three years of probation with an actual two-and-a-half year suspension and until he makes restitution and proves his rehabilitation. He was ordered to take the MPRE and comply with rule 955. The order took effect Feb. 2, 2002.
Odom stipulated to 17 counts of misconduct in 18 consolidated cases. Six counts involved failure to maintain client funds in trust, six involved moral turpitude for misappropriating client money, two additional counts of moral turpitude were the result of issuing checks against insufficient funds, two counts were for failing to pay out client funds properly and one count was for failing to cooperate with the bar's investigation. Many of the counts, however, involved multiple clients. For instance, in one count alone, Odom admitted that he allowed the balance in his client trust account to fall below the amount he was required to maintain for 20 different clients. He also wrote numerous checks against insufficient funds.
The misappropriation of client funds totaled more than $117,000.
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