Michael B. Odom

MO

Biography

Michael Odom maintains a broad commercial litigation practice with an emphasis on real estate. He also has significant experience representing title insurance companies against claims brought against them and provides coverage opinions. Michael is a member of the Dixie Land Title Association. Michael also has experience defending insurance companies against a variety of coverage claims, including bad faith, and writing coverage opinions.

In his construction litigation practice, Michael represents commercial contractors and homebuilders in construction defect, contract and lien litigation. He also represents clients in the negotiation and review of construction contracts. Michael is a member of the Greater Birmingham Association of Home Builders, the Home Builders Association of Alabama and the Legal Action Network for Development Strategies (LANDS), a part of the National Association of Home Builders.

Michael also represents lenders in commercial foreclosure matters, problem loan remediation, negotiation of forbearance and loan modification agreements and deficiency/recovery litigation.

Michael's real estate litigation practice includes landlord/tenant, contract and lien litigation. He represents land owners in zoning and subdivision cases. Michael also defends land owners whose property is being condemned through eminent domain. In addition to his commercial litigation practice, Michael is active in alternative dispute resolution and mediation and is registered on the Alabama State Court Mediation Roster and the Alabama Arbitrator Roster.

Honors

•Listed in Alabama Super Lawyers 2014, 2015
•Listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2010

Ratings and Certifications

•Registered, Alabama Arbitrator Roster
•Registered, Alabama State Court Mediation Roster

Jurisdictions

•Alabama

NEWS

•Twenty Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell Attorneys Named To Best Lawyers in America 2016
•Seven Rumberger Kirk and Caldwell Attorneys Selected As 2015 Alabama Super Lawyers

Beyond My Bio

•Michael Odom - Real Estate Litigator and Weekend Grill Maste

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction
  • Real Estate Services

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
205.721.2819  Phone
205.326.6786  Fax
www.rumberger.com/?t=3&A=6822&format=xml
University Attended:
University of the South, B.A., 1991
Law School Attended:
Samford University, Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 1994
Year of First admission:
1994
Admission:
1994, Alabama
Memberships:

Professional & Civic Activities
•Alabama Center for Dispute Resolution
•Birmingham Bar Association
•Treasurer, Alternative Dispute Resolution Section
•American Bar Association

Birth Information:
Birmingham, Alabama, August 23, 1969
ISLN:
909621290

Peer Reviews

  • 4.6/5.0 (33)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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    4.6/5.0
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  • Michael B. Odom

    5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 04/09/14 in Civil Litigation on 04/09/14

    Michael and I worked closely in a complex litigation matter for quite some time. He displayed a high level of skill and ethics.

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    Michael and I worked closely in a complex litigation matter for quite some time. He displayed a high level of skill and ethics.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • Michael B. Odom

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 12/13/11 in Property Law on 12/13/11

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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  • Michael B. Odom

    5.0/5.0 by a Member on 05/04/09 in Real Estate Title Insurance on 05/04/09

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Michael B. Odom

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/17/09 in Litigation on 04/17/09

    a very competent and well respected lawyer. he has a great amount of respect among his peer lawyers for his legal competence and abilities. i have had several cases wit...

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    a very competent and well respected lawyer. he has a great amount of respect among his peer lawyers for his legal competence and abilities. i have had several cases with him.

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  • Michael B. Odom

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/17/09 in Litigation on 04/17/09

    michael is an exceptional attorney deserving of an av rank.

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    michael is an exceptional attorney deserving of an av rank.

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  • Michael B. Odom

    5.0/5.0 by a Other Law Firm Position on 04/17/09 in Litigation on 04/17/09

    michael is an outstanding lawyer. i have referred conflicts to him on many occasions with absolute confidence in his abilities.

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    michael is an outstanding lawyer. i have referred conflicts to him on many occasions with absolute confidence in his abilities.

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  • Michael B. Odom

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 04/17/09 in Litigation on 04/17/09

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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  • Michael B. Odom

    5.0/5.0 by a Other Law Firm Position on 04/17/09 in Real Property on 04/17/09

    michael is a very skilled lawyer, and he is recognized as one of the top real property lawyers in this area.

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    michael is a very skilled lawyer, and he is recognized as one of the top real property lawyers in this area.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • Michael B. Odom

    5.0/5.0 by a Other Law Firm Position on 04/17/09 in Real Estate on 04/17/09

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • Michael B. Odom

    5.0/5.0 by a Unknown on 11/09/08 in Civil Litigation on 11/09/08

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      5.0/5.0
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