People

Steven P. Odum

Chief Financial Officer

Biography
Steve Odum is the Chief Financial Officer for Bricker & Eckler LLP. He manages the firms’ financial operations including banking, pension, taxes and financial reporting.
Professional & Community Activities
  • Strategic Relationship Liason, ILTA/Aderant
  • Loaned Executive, the United Way of Franklin County
  • Past President, St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church
Presentations & Published Works
  • Speaker, "Financial Management - What's on Your Scorecard?" ALA, April 23, 2013
  • Co-Author, "Law Firm Technology Spending: More Than a Numbers Game," ILTA, 2012
  • Speaker, "A Law Firm is a Business in Establishing a Comprehensive Collection Policy," ILTA, 2011
  • Speaker, “Time & Billing Conversions," ALA, April 1998
  • Speaker, “Finance Panel,” Russian Delegation, Columbus Bar Association, May 2004
  • Speaker, “Financial Reporting,” ALA, April 2006
  • Speaker, “Financial, Budgeting & Timekeepers,” ALA, April 2007
  • Author, “Cover Your Assets,” Lawnet, August 2007
  • Speaker, “Your Essential Financial Toolbox,” ALA, October 2007
  • Speaker, “Optimizing Profits with a Well Built Budget,” ALA, May 2008
  • Speaker, “Setting UP the Finance Function,” ALA, October 2008
  • Speaker, “How to Cost out a Practice Group,” ALA, July 2009
Awards & Recognition
  • Past President, the Columbus Controllers Club
  • Past President, the Columbus Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators
  • Regional Officer, the Association of Legal Administrators
  • Member, the Institute of Management Accountants
Education
  • Franklin University (BS, BA, 1980)