A founding member of Odin, Feldman & Pittleman PC, Dexter Odin has been practicing law for over 50 years and has a keen understanding of his clients' situations. Leveraging his knowledge of the law and substantial experience, he provides practical solutions that are as innovative and unique as his diverse client base. His experience includes land use, municipal law, and commercial and criminal litigation.
Dexter has tried criminal and civil cases involving most every form of business organization and controversy ranging from trademarks, federal tax issues, and business fraud to contract, tort, and entity and officer controversies. His federal trial practice has included cases arising under treaty and international law as well as the representation of the Republic of Sudan.
From being the court-appointed counselor assigned to defend the leader of a storied motorcycle club against charges of torture and double murder to securing multi-million dollar verdicts in his clients' favor, Dexter has been a powerful advocate for justice throughout his career. But his specialty, as it were, has come to be the wisdom and experience his clients and the many boards and committees on which he has served on throughout the years have so generously provided to him.
Dexter has received an AV rating, the highest rating given by Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review RatingsTM for his legal ability and general ethical standards, and has been listed for more than two decades in the Best Lawyers in America®. He also was selected as a Virginia Super Lawyer eight times and a Washington, D.C. Super Lawyer eight times.
- County Attorney, Fairfax County
- Chief Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney, Fairfax County, City of Falls Church, Towns of Herndon and Clifton
- Represented several state authorities, including the Upper Occoquan Service Authority
- Appointed by the Supreme Court of Virginia as defense counsel in four original writ cases
- Appointed by the Supreme Court of Virginia as special Commonwealth's Attorney for Fairfax County
- Commissioner in Chancery for the 19th Circuit Court of Virginia
- Matthews v. Matthews, 26 Va.App. 627 (1998)
- Trans-Orient Marine Corp. v. Star Trading & Marine, Inc. and the Republic of Sudan, 925 F.2d 566 (2nd Cir. 1991)
- Mary Sue Terry, Attorney General of Virginia v. Edward J. Mazur, Comptroller of Virginia, 362 S.E.2d 904 (Va. 1987)