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Odeh J. Issis joined Southern Institute for Medical and Legal Affairs in 2014 shortly after being admitted to the Alabama State Bar. During his tenure Odeh has had the opportunity to work on a wide range of litigations, including, Medical Malpractice, Defective Medical Devices, Premises Liability, Contractual and Business Disputes, Defective Products and Personal Injury. Along with his litigation experience, Odeh has had the opportunity to be the lead negotiator for multiple mediations and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. The unique national footprint of Southern Institute for Medical and Legal Affairs, has afforded Odeh the opportunity to work
and collaborate with attorneys and clients all over the country.

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice

  • Defective Medical Devices

  • Premises Liability

  • Contractual and Business Disputes

  • Defective Products
  • Personal Injury

Admitted to Practice In

  • Alabama State Bar, 2013

  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama, 2017


Odeh graduated cum laude from the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law in May 2013.  He then passed the July 2013 administration of the Alabama State Bar Exam and entered private practice.

In the fall of 2014, Odeh became an associate of the Southern Institute for Medical and Legal Affairs.

Before attending law school, Odeh earned an undergraduate degree in Marketing from the University of Alabama in 2010.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Association for Justice

  • Alabama Association for Justice

  • American Bar Association

  • Birmingham Bar Association

  • Member of the Birmingham Bar Association Membership Committee