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Practice Areas


  1. Juvenile: 50%
    17 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 40%
    17 years
  3. General Practice: 5%
    17 years
  4. Divorce & Separation: 5%
    17 years



Hourly ($200-300/hour), Fixed (Sometimes), Retainer (Sometimes)

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Cash, Check

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John L. Bodie, PC

Po Box 947
Trussville, AL, 35173-0947


ALAuthorized to practice law199709/11/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Outstanding ProfessorBirmingham School of Law2012
Outstanding ProfessorBirmingham School of Law2010
Outstanding ProfessorBirmingham School of Law2009
Outstanding ProfessorBirmingham School of Law2008
Outstanding ProfessorBirmingham School of Law2007
Outstanding ProfessorBirmingham School of Law2006
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyJohn L. Bodie, P.C.2007 - Present
ProfessorBirmingham School Of Law1998 - Present
Attorneyformer law firms1997 - 2007
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Birmingham Bar Association, Family, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court Procedure CommitteeMember2012 - Present
Birmingham Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
Lex Publicus (book)Alabama Juvenile and Family Courts Handbook2009
University of Edinburgh - DissertationTraining the Experts: Computer Technology Awareness in the Legal Profession2008
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of EdinburghInnovation, Technology & the LawLL.M - Master of Laws2008
Birmingham School of Law (Birmingham, AL)LawJD - Juris Doctor1997
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Continuing Legal EducationUpdate on Family Law Case Law and Some Recent Legislation2012
Juvenile Court: What you Need to KnowDependency Cases Appeals2010
Continuing Legal EducationStandards of Conduct2010
Updates to Juvenile CodeUpdates Affecting Dependency Cases2009
Taking Appointed Cases in Family CourtRepresenting Parents in Dependency Cases2009
Taking Appointed Cases in Family CourtJuvenile Law Update: the New Juvenie Justice Act2008
Taking Appointed Cases in Family CourtRepresenting Parents in Dependency Cases2008
Domestic Relations Court In-House CLELegislative Update: Bills Pertaining to Domestic Relations/Family Law2008
Advocacy in Delinquency CasesDelinquent Determinations and the Effects it May Have on Future Sentencing2008
Building a Foundation for a Successful Criminal TrialThe Defense Begins: Handling Initial Appearances2006