Timijanel Boyd Odom

  • J.D. Adjunct Professor at City Colleges of Chicago- Olive-Harvey College
  • Experience Law Office of Timijanel Boyd Odom, J.D. Owner May 2006 - Present  Providing Experience, Affordable, Quality Legal Services to my Community for over 20 years.
  • City Colleges of Chicago - Olive-Harvey College Adjunct Professor August 2019 - Present 
  • Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Member February 2013 - Present 
  • Illinos Self employed Attorney At Law April 2006 - Present 
  • Greater Chicago Area I provided advice and availability of time to consult on school and carrer options.
  • Neriah's House Executive Board Member 2010 - Present 
  • Chicago Consult and volunteer for fundraisers and projects supporting the Foundations mission.
  • Democratic Women of the South Suburbs Founding Member January 2008 - Present 
  • Hazel Crest, IL Cook County Bar Association Member May 2007 - Present 
  • Cook County Illinois Association of School Boards Co-Chair South Cook Region 2013 - 2015
  • 2013 - May 2017 (4 years) Flossmoor, Illinois Flossmoor School District 161 Board of Education Member - Vice President April 2010 - May 2017 (7 years 2 months) Flossmoor I help manage the finances and business of the school district.
  • University of Phoenix Page 2 of 5 Faculty Member: School of Business, College of Security and Criminal Justice
  • 2011 - February 2017 (6 years) Chicago Campus: Schaumburg, Illinois Facilitate, on ground classes in the Chicago Area Campus: Schaumburg,Tinley Park, and Mokena Learning Centers for Graduate, 3rd and 4th year students in The School of Business, and the College of Criminal Law and Security.
  • Cook County Bar Association Member, In Court Bar Referral Program 2006 - 2014 (8 years)
  • Chicago Providing experience, quality, and affordable legal services by appointment of the court.
  • Organizing For Amercia Volunteer Field Organizer - Obama Campaign 2008 - 2012 (4 years)
  • United States Black Womens Lawyer Association of Greater Metropolitan Chicago Area Member 1992 - 2009 (17 years)
  • Ilinois State Bar Association Member 1991 - 2009 (18 years)
  • Chair, Juvenile Justice Committee (produced: "A Teacher Saved My Life" - a in service resource on teachers obligations as mandatory reporters in Illinois) Member, Standing Committee on Minority and Women In the Law Member, Criminal Law Committee Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender Assistant Cook County Public Defender III August 1988 - May 2006 (17 years 10 months)
  • Represented Clients charged in various areas: Criminal Felony and Misdemeanor Page 3 of 5 Domestic Violence Juvenile Abuse/Neglect/Dependency Paternity Traffic Illinois State Bar Association Chair - Juvenile Justice Section Council
  • 1991 - 2002 (11 years) IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Student
  • 1986 - 1989 (3 years) Montgomery Ward Corporate Administrative Supervisor
  • January 1985 - January 1986 (1 year 1 month) Central Maintenance Department Supervised 12 maintenance personnel throughout the Midwest region of the country which included establishing and implementing goals, delegating duties, evaluating performances, and resolving conflict. Planned, developed, implemented, and evaluated phases of office operation. Controlled inventory. Analyzed division operating standards and budget Prepared weekly schedules and timekeeping records Education IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law Juris Doctorate, Law · 
  • (1986 - 1989) Western Illinois University Bachelor of Science, Law Enforcement Administration 
  • (1983 - 1985) Spoon River Community College None, Business 
  • (1982 - 1983) Western Illinois University Bachelor of Science, Business 
  • (1981 - 1982) Page 4 of 5 South Shore High School Diploma, General Studies