|NAME:||ROSS WOLSTENCROFT ODEN|
|DATE OF BIRTH:||16.01.57|
|QUALIFICATIONS:||BARRISTER AND SOLICITOR OF THE SUPREME COURT OF VICTORIA, SOLICITOR QUEENSLAND AND ADMITTED TO PRACTICE HIGH COURT OF AUSTRALIA|
|FIRST ADMISSION DATE:||VICTORIA 11.04.85. ACCREDITED MEDIATOR AND CONCILLIATOR
MEMBERSHIPS QUEENSLAND LAW SOCIETY, LAMMS PANEL MEDIATOR
LAMMS PANEL MEDIATOR, FAMILY DISPUTE RESOLUTION PRACTITIONER
|UNIVERSITIES ATTENDED:||VICTORIA UNIVERSITY, MONASH UNIVERSITY AND MELBOURNE UNIVERSITY|
|CURRENT POSITION:||PRINCIPAL OF ODEN LEGAL AND ODENS REALTY
DIRECTOR ODEN ENTERPRISES PTY LTD
LINK EMPLOYMENT PTY LTD
Mr.Oden was born in Melbourne and holds dual American and Australian citizenship.
He studied Law part time whilst working as a Legal Officer in the Victorian Government Solicitors Office, studying at Monash University, Melbourne University and Victoria University. Soon after admission as a Barrister and Solicitor in 1985, he left the Public service to pursue a wider range of commercial legal experience.
In private practice Mr. Oden has filled positions as a corporate executive and practised, (amongst others), in the areas of Children’s Law, Family Law, Banking and Finance Law, Insurance Law, Corporations and Securities Law, Local Government Law, Planning Law, General Commercial and Business Law including Contracts and Litigation, Local Government and Health Regulation Law, General Criminal Law, Family Law, Employment Law and Property Law.
In 2000 Mr. Oden moved with his family from Melbourne to the Gold Coast to take up a position as Executive Officer with a large private Company, who had recently won significant business around Australia. The Company expanded from 17 to 69 Offices in five States, and employed over 330 people. Mr Oden also moved his Legal firm from Melbourne at the same time and in 2001 Mr. Oden left employment and concentrated on building Oden Legal into a prominent Southport legal firm
Mr. Oden has gained extensive experience in the conduct of Legal matters in a wide range of legal areas, and brings this experience to every client’s matter.