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James Odom is a Senior Policy Analyst for the Illinois Family Institute and Illinois Family Action.
God used His Church and Godly legal mentors and pastors to forcefully direct James passion and vocation toward in depth study and understanding of the relationship between civil government and God’s Church from the very beginning of law school in 1992. James graduated from Indiana University School of Law with a J.D. In 1995, and has been admitted to practice law in several jurisdictions over the following 25 years, including 5 years in the legal department at Focus on the Family.
He and his wife of 18 years are blessed to be the parents of 4 children. He has served as Republican Precinct Committeeman, has run twice for local public office, and is an ordained Ruling Elder in his local congregation of the Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America.