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C. Randolph Coleman

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C. Randolph Coleman, the Jacksonville, Florida law firm’s founder, entered private law practice in Miami, Florida, in 1978 as a member of The Florida Bar. He moved his practice to Jacksonville, Florida in 1991.  The Florida law firm’s practice is limited to Florida estate planning law, Florida elder law and Medicaid planning, special needs trust planning, financial and tax planning, business succession planning including choice of business entity, wealth preservation and asset protection planning, Florida guardianship, Florida probate law and trust administration, Florida probate litigation and trust litigation.

Mr. Coleman is a frequent lecturer and nationally recognized speaker in the areas of estate planning, financial planning, and asset protection. He is the co-author of Animal Trusts and Estate Planning,” The Florida Bar, continuing legal education program, 2008;  “The New Florida Trust Code, published by Lorman Professional Seminars in 2008; “Pets and Pet Trusts,” The Florida Bar, continuing legal education program, 2005;  Asset Protection Techniques in Florida“, published by the National Business Institute in 2004; the author of “Family Limited Partnerships in Florida” (Chapter entitled “Ethical Considerations”, published by the National Business Institute in 2002; “Key Issues in Estate Planning and Probate in Florida” (Chapter entitled “Protecting the Passage of Wealth”), published by the National Business Institute in 1997, and “Advanced Estate Planning Techniques in Florida” (Chapter entitled “The Use of Family Limited Partnership in Estate Planning”) published by the National Business Institute in 1995. 

Top Lawyers Jacksonville Florida for Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianship, Asset Protection, Small Business Law, Medicaid PlanningHe is a member of The Florida Bar (Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, Elder Law Section, Tax Section, Business Law Section, and Animal Law Committee), the American Bar Association, the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, the Florida Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Estate Planning Council of Northeast Florida, and the Planned Giving Council of Northeast Florida. Mr. Coleman is the former Director of Asset Protection Planning for The Florida Physicians Association (FPA) He also served as Chairman of the Planned Giving Committee for the Arthritis Foundation, Florida Chapter, Northeast Florida Region.

A graduate of the University of Florida (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, major in accounting, 1972) and the University of Florida College of Law, with Honors, 1978, where Mr. Coleman was awarded the American Jurisprudence Awards for academic achievement in Corporations Law and Commercial Paper Law.  Mr. Coleman was a practicing CPA in
Florida for six years prior to entering law practice.

Mr. Coleman and The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC, are “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the peer review rating service for lawyers and are listed in the  Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers, which lists only those select lawyers and law firms who have earned the A-V® Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and have therefore been designated by their colleagues as pre-eminent in their field.

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Mr. Coleman also has received a 10.0 out of 10.0 Superb rating from AVVO.

Probate and Trust administration lawyer, probate litigation and trust litigation throughout Florida and in Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Orange Park, Jacksonville Beach, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fernandina Beach, Nassau County, Duval County, St. Johns County, Clay County, Flagler County, Baker County, Volusia County

Lisa B. Rudolph is member of The Coleman Law Firm. She is a member in good standing of both the Florida and Georgia Bar and has been licensed in Florida since 1986 and Georgia since 1987. Lisa has over 31 years of litigation experience including probate and trust litigation. She graduated in 1982 with honors from the University of Florida and graduated from Nova University Law School in 1986.

Lisa has worked of counsel with several prestigious law firms in both Florida and Georgia. She understands the breadth and depth of the clients’ needs when dealing with legal matters, takes great pride in offering her clients personal service, availability and effective, practical advice. Keeping her client’s best interest in mind, Lisa seeks to resolve most legal disputes through negotiation; however, will zealously advocate for her client in situations where a cooperative agreement cannot be reached. Lisa personally manages every case to ensure that each client receives the results he or she deserves.

Lisa is a graduate of the University of Florida and the Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law. She is experienced with handling probate and trust administration, litigation matters, financial exploitation of the elderly, guardianships, and related family law matters.




The Jacksonville, Florida law firm of estate planning lawyers, asset protection, Florida probate attorneys, Florida estate attorneys, Florida guardianship lawyers, Florida elder law attorneys, small business lawyers, probate litigation and trust litigation attorneys with the Coleman Law Firm offer their services as Florida estate planning attorneys, Florida probate lawyers, Florida estate lawyers, Florida elder law attorneys, Florida Medicaid planning lawyers, Florida asset protection attorneys, probate and trust litigation lawyers,  Florida guardianship lawyers and attorneys primarily in the Northeast Florida area including the following counties, towns, and cities:  Duval County – Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach; St. Johns County – St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra Beach, Nocatee, St. Augustine Beach; Clay County – Orange Park, Middleburg, Green Cove Springs; Nassau County – Amelia Island, Fernandina Beach, Yulee, Callahan; Flagler County – Flagler Beach, Palm Coast, Bunnell; Baker County – Macclenney, Glen St. Mary; Putnam County – Palatka, Interlachen; Columbia County – Lake City, Fort White; and in other parts of Florida as requested or necessary.




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