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Leonard (Lyn) Odom

Leonard (Lyn) Odom

Tax and Estate Planning Attorney

Chapin
South Carolina
Licensed in
SC
University of South Carolina

"5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 06/25/13 in Taxation"

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About
Lyn graduated cum laude from the University of South Carolina School of Law in May 1999 and subsequently earned a LLM in Taxation from the University of Florida in June 2000. Lyn has practiced in both the public and private sectors in areas of state and local tax planning and controversies, federal tax controversies, and economic incentives. Lyn also served as ethics counsel to the South Carolina Senate and a Legal Writing adjunct professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law.

In August 2016, Lyn returned to the classroom at the University of Miami School of Law and earned a LLM in Estate Planning in May 2017. Upon
… read more graduation, he founded Odom Law LLC in Chapin, South Carolina.
19
Years
experience
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Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 06/25/13 in Taxation"

Martinale Peer Review
Non-UpCounsel Client
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Martindale Peer Review Outstanding lawyer with experience working as a tax lawyer and as a staff attorney for the SC Senate Ethics Committee."

5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 07/02/13 in Taxation
Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

Odom Law LLC

Solo Practitioner

Jun 2017 - Present

I am a solo practitioner representing clients in areas of federal and state/local taxation, estate planning, probate matters and governmental matters. I have a LLM in Taxation from the University of Florida (2000) and a LLM in Estate Planning from the University of Miami (2017).

Jun 2017 - Present

South Carolina Senate

Ethics Counsel

Jun 2009 - Dec 2016

As ethics counsel to the South Carolina Senate, I advised Senate members and candidates on campaign finance and ethics laws, audited campaign disclosure reports, investigated complaints filed against Senate members and candidates, presented evidentiary findings to the Senate Ethics Committee during hearings, and drafted ethics legislation.

Jun 2009 - Dec 2016

Womble Carlyle

Of Counsel

Dec 2006 - Apr 2009

I handled complex multi-state and local tax planning and controversies, economic incentives, federal tax controversies and miscellaneous state and local government matters. I assisted clients with tax issues in over 30 states, including matters involving internet data centers, sales of commercial aircraft, telecommunications and “cloud” computing, nursing homes, and car rental companies.

Dec 2006 - Apr 2009

South Carolina Department of Revenue

Counsel for Revenue Litigation

Nov 2002 - Dec 2006

I represented the Department in corporate and individual income tax, sales and use tax, and constitutional nexus related matters. I drafted final agency determinations, represented the Department in contested case hearings before the South Carolina Administrative Law Court, and handled related appeals before South Carolina’s Circuit Courts, Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.

Nov 2002 - Dec 2006

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