Adjunct Professor Oden is a practicing attorney licensed in the State of Florida. Upon graduating in 2006 from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, where she finished first in her class, Adjunct Professor Oden spent seven years practicing commercial litigation in Fort Lauderdale as an associate for Holland & Knight LLP. Adjunct Professor Oden focused her litigation practice on real estate disputes, including title claims, commercial landlord-tenant actions and commercial foreclosures. She also has experience in house as a staff attorney for the leading personalized healthcare company in the nation, based in Boca Raton, Florida.
Adjunct Professor Oden is the author of Taking the "Sandwich" Off of the Menu: Should Florida Depart from Over 150 Years of Its Criminal Procedure and Let Prosecutors Have the Last Word?, which was published in 2004 and cited by the Supreme Court of Florida in 2007. Adjunct Professor Oden is an active supporter of JDRF, the nation's leading organization in research and treatments for type 1 diabetes, and served as Advocacy Team Chair on the Board of Directors for the Greater Palm Beach chapter for over seven years.