Mr. Odeh was interviewed recently about a series of negative attacks made against him by several attorneys out of New Orleans claiming R.I.C.O., racketeering, and insurance fraud amongst several other allegations. Mr. Odeh said in his defense that the accusations are untrue and made against him by an attorney he worked with that stole expert fees and forged invoices from his company. As a result of the stolen expert fees, Mr. Odeh filed a series of collection lawsuits against the attorney, but not before filing a bar compliant for a series of ethical issues to include the stolen expert fees and forged invoicing. Mr. Odeh points out that the core of the complaint was expressing his concern that by his seeking legal remedy against the dishonest attorney he stood the risk of retaliation and abuse of the law by the dishonest attorney extorting Mr. Odeh. (link the bar compliant and small claim suits)
In the course of Mr. Odeh’s law suite for the stolen expert fees, it was discovered the attorney involved himself in solicitation, fee splitting, and committed perjury under oath. As a result of this becoming exposed, the attorney seemingly colluded with an attorney friend, who together manufactured the baseless lawsuit suggesting that Mr. Odeh was involved in RICO, racketeering and insurance fraud. Mr. Odeh pointed out important facts about the serious accusations. The two attorneys were the attorneys who made profits and directed the same insurance claims of every case Mr. Odeh handled over a two year period. So if any allegations were true concerning their claim of RICO, racketeering and insurance fraud they were coconspirators of their own indictments against Mr. Odeh. (the law suit)
Mr. Odeh asserts he is experiencing an extortion by the debtor, who is using his knowledge of law to cover his crimes and ethical violations. Mr. Odeh claims that after the two attorneys filed the outlandish suit they circulated a settlement offer that claimed they’d dismiss the criminal claim against Mr. Odeh if he would sign a release accepting substantially less money. The release also made Mr. Odeh dismiss his law suits against the attorney while forcing Mr. Odeh to assume liability for any malpractice the attorney may have committed and pay for any defense cost he’s exposed to if he is sued. At this time the attorney has received several bar complaints and been sued for malpractice. (link to the release and Butler suit)
Mr. Odeh volunteers his licensing requirements are to be state tested for competency, maintains continuing education courses in multiple licensing disciplines, maintains multiple specialty insurances, is required to have a good credit rating, submitted five sets of finger prints to all investigative government agencies, and is subjected to deep criminal background checks. Mr. Odeh has never been convicted of any crime and offers phone numbers of his clients for referral purposes. He encourages anyone questioning his ethics to call 10-100 of his thousands of clients from over thirty years who will vouch for his honesty and commitment to help them recover. Mr. Odeh is heavily monitored and policed by very serious agencies and has never been found guilty of any misconduct, nor had any interruption in any of his licensing in thirty years.
Mr. Odeh’s attorney specializes in defending the type of criminal allegations made against Mr. Odeh. He says that as a professional the entire compliant is dysfunctional and fails in many ways and was filed improperly, let alone being untrue. Mr. Odeh is confident that the action will be dismissed. Mr. Odeh says that the accusations are clearly bad publicity, but he isn’t slowing down in any way. Mr. Odeh and his attorneys are monitoring the situation to determine what if anything will be done against the dishonest attorneys. Mr. Odeh says he prays for their well-being and knows that what you sow is what you reap. Mr. Odeh is confident the principles of Karma are unavoidable.