James Odell

James Odell is an associate attorney at Coffey Burlington. Prior to joining the firm, James was an Assistant Public Defender in the Miami-Dade Public Defender’s Office for nearly a decade. He began in the trial division where he tried dozens of trials, focusing on complex cases that presented novel issues of law. In the appellate division, he filed hundreds of briefs before Florida’s appellate courts and regularly argued in front of the Third District Court of Appeal.

At Coffey Burlington, James focuses on complex civil litigation, criminal defense, and other white collar matters.


Prior Public Service

  • Assistant Public Defender - Miami-Dade Public Defender's Office