Sammye Oden Kok - Dominick Feld Hyde P.C.

Sammye Oden Kok

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014
Phone: 205-271-9663

Sammye Oden Kok practices in the area of family law, including divorces, adoptions, child custody and mediation, primarily in the family law area.  

Sam graduated in 1983 from Cumberland School of Law, after obtaining her B.A. degree in 1974 from Auburn University. 
Sam is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.  She is a member of the American, Alabama and Birmingham Bar Associations.  She is also registered as an Alabama State Court Mediator with the Alabama Center for Domestic Dispute for civil, domestic, domestic abuse and appellate mediation.  She is one of the founding members of the Alabama Academy of Attorney Mediators, and is a frequent speaker on family law, mediation and adoption issues.  She is a 2010 recipient of "Super Lawyers" in the area of Family Law.  
Sam is Peer Review Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell®. 



Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers;

President: Alabama Chapter 2001

Fellow: 1994 to date


Member, Alabama State Bar

Disciplinary Rules & Enforcement Committee, 2009 - 2010

Chair: Family Law Section 2008

Family Law Executive Board 2004-2009

Member, Family Law & Women's Sections


Member, Birmingham Bar Association

1983 to date

Member of various committees including

Executive Committee of the Young Lawyers; Chair of CLE; Member of CLE Ethics Committee, Mediation, Family Law, Public Relations

Member, Women Lawyers Section & Birmingham Bar, Past Board Member 


Member, American Bar Association

Family Law Section


Member, Alabama Law Institute Committee - working on various family practice laws, including adoption, joint custody, UCCJEA, Child Support, etc., 1988 - present 


Registered, Alabama State Court Mediator Roster for Civil, Domestic, Domestic Abuse and Appellate Mediation


Founding Member, the Alabama Academy of Attorney Mediators 


Frequent speaker on Family Law, Adoption Issues and Mediation

Auburn UniversityBA 1974Cumberland School of LawJ.D. 1983

Office Location

Ridge Park, Suite 4000
1130 Twenty-Second Street South
Birmingham, AL 35205
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Family Law of the Birmingham Metro Area
Sammye Oden Kok has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Family Law (Adoption)
Family Law Mediation