Meredith Odom

Office Manager

Academic Background

  • Brandywine College, Wilmington, Delaware, 1974
  • Fred Pryor Excel Training – Basics and Beyond the Basics

Meredith has had a career in the legal field spanning 30 years. She was a legal assistant for the San Diego firm of Cooley Godward where she worked in white collar crime, securities fraud and general litigation. She was responsible for preparation of all correspondence, pleadings, maintaining trial calendars, travel arrangements, client bills and checking court dockets. In Washington, D.C. she worked for the international firm of Steptoe & Johnson, LLP where she worked in white collar crime, general litigation; international trade and immigration; space law/satellite contracts and government contracts. She was responsible for preparation of all correspondence, pleadings, maintaining trial calendars, travel arrangements, clients’ bills.

Meredith is familiar with APO and JPO filing procedures with the Court of International Trade and the Department of Commerce. She also assisted at a high profile trial in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, which included preparing the attorney each day for trial.

Meredith was given paralegal duties which included maintaining privilege logs and implementing filings with the United States District Court, Department of Commerce, Court of International Trade and the SEC in attorney’s absence. She was the Floor Coordinator for three years wherein she supervised the work load and was responsible for the overflow for 9 secretaries and 24 attorneys.

Currently Meredith is the Office Manager for William Baker & Associates where she manages the daily operations of the business. This includes payroll, preparing reports, excel spreadsheets, Power Point presentations, research and troubleshooting office programs.

Meredith also serves as the Vice President of the Board of Directors for Vintage Hills Homeowners Association, Temecula, California.