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Chinelo Akobundu, Esq.

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Phone: (305) 448-8585
Toll Free: (877) 448-8585
Fax: (305) 448-9818

Chinelo Akobundu is an associate at Friedman Rodman Frank & Estrada. She was born in Nigeria before moving to New York City in 2001 where she called home. Ms. Akobundu obtained her bachelor's degree from SUNY Buffalo with a degree in Criminal Justice in 2007. She then obtained her Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law in Jacksonville Florida in 2014. Ms. Akobundu advocates for the injured through her practice in the Worker's Compensation sector, a sizeable portion of which focuses on the Defense Base Act. With over 7 years of legal experience, Ms. Akobundu has been fortunate to practice in other areas of law such as, Business/Commercial litigation, healthcare law trademark/copyright law and even served as inhouse counsel. While those sectors allowed her to assist so many clients, she believes that helping the injured gives her more purpose and joy. She strives to diligently work closely with her clients to advise them and continue to reach successful outcomes.


J.D., Florida Coastal School of Law, 2014

SUNY Buffalo Law School, 2011

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Florida, 2017
Client Reviews
Carolyn Frank and her firm represented me on a workers compensation injury case, under the defense base act. She did a excellent job from the moment I contacted her until 3 years later the case was settled. Every benefit I was entitled too, Carolyn fought hard to secure. E-mails and phone calls were always returned promptly. Definitely 5 star rating. Daniel
I can't express how grateful I am for Elizabeth Estrada, attorney, and Elizabeth Cantin, secretary, for all the hard work in order to defend me in my time of need. My lawyer and secretary spent time explaining each step and what was to be expected. Because of this I felt a part of the whole process and understood what was going on. Thank you so much for all your hard work!
 Nicole D.
Attorney Elizabeth Estrada did an amazing job representing one of my family members. She is knowledgeable, genuine, trustworthy, and one of the most hard working attorneys that I know. She was readily available to assist my family member throughout the entire process. I felt confident my family was in great hands. Krystine C.

Carolyn is very professional. Honest since the beginning of the process till the end. She set up a game plan with you at the consultation and makes it happen. Peterlee G.
I would like to thank the staff of Friedman Rodman Frank & Estrada, P.A. The staff is professional. My attorney, Ronald Rodman, was responsive towards my email and a great advocate on my behalf for my car accident. I highly recommend this office. I hope that I will not get in a car accident again, but if I do, I'm calling Mr. Rodman. Orlando R.