About

Coleman & Coleman was formed in 1980 when attorney John Charles Coleman was joined by his brother Robert J. Coleman in the practice of law. Today our reputation as a well-respected and professional law firm in Southwest Florida has been built on over 40 years of providing exceptional legal counsel that clients can trust.

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John Charles Coleman
Partner

John Charles Coleman is an experienced trial attorney and litigator in the areas of civil, criminal defense, business, real property, and probate in both state and federal courts.

Before first establishing his private law practice in Fort Myers in 1977, John was a public defender for more than a year (1976 to 1977) in the Twentieth Judicial Circuit Court in Florida.

John was first admitted to the Florida Bar in 1976 and is licensed to practice in the United States Supreme Court, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.

John holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Miami (1976) and a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame (1973).

 

Thomas G. Coleman focuses on litigating commercial, real estate, partnership, probate and trust disputes in Southwest Florida.

Tom Coleman
Partner

Thomas was admitted to the Florida Bar in 2011 and has been admitted to the United States District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, as well as the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Thomas previously served as the President of the Lee County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and was a member of the Calusa American Inn of Court and the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades and Okeechobee Counties.

Thomas holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law (2011), where he graduated magna cum laude, served on the Business Law Review, and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. Thomas also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, cum laude, from the University of Miami (2008).

 
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Robert J. Coleman
Partner (Retired)

Robert J. Coleman (Retired) is an experienced general practice attorney and trial litigator in the areas of divorce and family law, labor and administrative law, criminal defense, and wills and probate in both state and federal courts.

He was first admitted to the Florida Bar in 1980 and soon after joined his brother John Charles Coleman to form Coleman & Coleman, P.A. He is licensed to practice in the United States Supreme Court, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida.

Robert holds a Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University (1980) and a Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, from Boston College (1977).

 
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John Coleman has enjoyed working with stained glass in a variety of formats for over two decades. His glass artwork collection includes beautifully framed floral, nature and landscape wall hangings, as well as vases and abstract works of art. Many are on display at the firm. You are invited to explore more of his artwork at johncolemanstainedglass.com.