Donald O'Dell has been a licensed attorney in Florida for the past twenty-nine years and is a shareholder in the firm of Meier, Bonner, Muszynski, O'Dell & Harvey, P.A., in Orlando, Florida. He is certified by the Florida Supreme Court as a mediator and has served as an arbitrator in U. S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. He has participated-both an an attorney and as a arbitrator/mediator-in hundreds of mediations and arbitrations. These matters have included Construction defects, roof collapses, architectural defense as well as defending other professionals like attorneys, accountants, insurance agents, and property appraisers.
Mr. O'Dell has worked with his clients in areas involving building codes and allegations of their violations, zoning matters, and chemical contamination/toxic tort matters. He has taught in numerous continuing education courses in varied areas of the law and in 1992, he co-authored Insurance Litigation in Florida. He has handled in excess of one hundred jury trials and numerous non-jury and arbitrations matters involving a variety of issues in different areas of the law. This experience provides a solid foundation for him to assist in arbitration matters.