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Formerly, Fowler Measle & Bell PLLC

Fowler Bell’s attorneys are widely respected for their integrity, responsiveness and no-nonsense style. The firm continues to be highly sought after for our ability to handle complicated matters in an efficient, highly competent manner, since 1950. You want us on your side.

James R. Odell

Jim Odell

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James R. Odell

James R. Odell is a member of the firm’s Collections Group. He has earned a distinguished reputation for providing clients with practical, effective collections strategies over 40 years of practice, including six years as Assistant Commonwealth Attorney. Mr. Odell represents creditors in a wide variety of industries, handling claims litigation with an emphasis on pre and post-judgment creditors’ remedies to protect and recover collateral and collect debts owed. He provides comprehensive service and strong solutions for secured and unsecured creditors, property managers, purchasers of assets out of bankruptcy estates, trustees, and assignees for the benefit of creditors.

Office Phone: 859.252.6700

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Jim Odell AV Preeminent


James R. Odell’s Practice Areas


Commercial Law



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University of Kentucky, LL.B. 1964

College of William & Mary, A.B. 1960


Kentucky State Courts

U.S. District Court, Eastern Districts of Kentucky

U.S. District Court, Western Districts of Kentucky

U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit



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Professional Associations

James R. Odell is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and of the Fayette County Bar Association, where he served as past president. As a member of Fayette County Legal Aid, he served on the organization’s Board of Directors.