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Susan C. Odess

Susan C. Odess

Construction Attorney at Freidin Brown
  • Insurance Claims, Construction Law
  • Florida
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Biography

Susan C. Odess leads the firm’s insurance and construction litigation practice. Susie’s team exclusively focuses on high-stakes insurance coverage disputes and claims, representing homeowners, commercial property owners, community associations, and businesses against large insurance and construction companies.

Susie received her bachelor’s degree from Catholic University of America, and then went on to receive her juris doctor from the University of Miami School of Law, where she graduated cum laude. While in law school, Susie served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Adalberto Jordan, a respected United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Since entering private practice, Susie has established herself as a go-to resource for clients dealing with a wide range of property damage claims. Whether it’s water damage, wind damage, fire damage, concrete overspray, hurricane damage, or any other form of property damage, Susie is a leader in her field and is known to take on big cases.
Susie began her career in the insurance industry and has over 15 years of experience handling first-party property insurance claims stemming from water losses, flooding, fires, hurricanes, and other natural disasters. Susie represents her clients in Florida’s state and federal courts, and has significant experience in trial, appraisals and arbitration proceedings. In addition to handling legal claims, Susie provides invaluable guidance to clients during the coverage-analysis and decision-making process. From negotiating coverage disputes to navigating complex litigation, appraisals and arbitrations, she is committed to ensuring that her clients receive the maximum insurance coverage to which they are entitled.

Susie is well respected as a go-to source in the insurance industry. She is routinely published on matters regarding insurance coverage disputes, and she is an annual contributor to Florida Construction Law.

Education
University of Miami School of Law
J.D.
Honors: cum laude
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The Catholic University of America
B.A.
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Professional Experience
Partner
Freidin Brown, P.A.
Current
Attorney
Siegfried Rivera
Judicial Intern for Judge Adalberto Jordan
United States District Court, S.D. Florida
Professional Associations
Florida Bar
Member
Current
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Florida Association for Women Lawyers
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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U.S. District Court, Southern District Court of Florida
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Construction Law
Construction Contracts, Construction Defects, Construction Litigation
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Susan C. Odess' Website Profile
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Freidin Brown, P.A. Website
Contact & Map
Freidin Brown, P.A.
Miami
2 S. Biscayne Blvd
Suite 3100
Miami, FL 33131
Toll-Free: (888) 530-2072
Telephone: (305) 371-3666
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Freidin Brown, P.A.
Fort Myers
2245 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Toll-Free: (888) 530-2072
Telephone: (305) 371-3666
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours
Thursday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours