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St. Augustine Probate and Estate Planning Attorneys and Lawyers

C. Randolph ColemanEstate Planning and Asset Protection Attorney C. Randolph Coleman 

C. Randolph Coleman, the 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.  His practice is limited to estate planning, elder law and Medicaid planning, financial and tax planning, business succession planning, wealth preservation and asset protection planning, guardianship proceedings, probate and trust administration, 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 author of Diminished Capacity and Financial Exploitation of the Elderly - The Florida Elder Law Attorney’s Perspective, Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association, 2015 Annual Meeting Continuing Legal Education Program, and 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; "Petsprobate lawyer st augustine probate attorney, estate planning, wills & trusts, guardianship, elder law, Medicaid planning lawyer  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.

He 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 serves 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.  Mr. Coleman was a practicing CPA in Florida for six years prior to entering law practice.

Mr. Coleman is "AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell, the peer review rating service for lawyers.  The "V" is the General Recommendation Rating and denotes very high adherence to professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability, diligence and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibilities. The "A" is the Legal Ability Rating and takes into consideration the standard of professional ability in the area where the lawyer practices, the lawyer's expertise, and other professional qualifications.  An "A" denotes legal ability that is "Very High to Preeminent."


Mr. Coleman has also obtained a 10.0 out of 10.0 ranking with AVVO - Superb

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The Florida estate planning, asset protection, Florida probate, guardianship, Florida elder law and small business lawyers and attorneys with the Coleman Law Firm offer their legal services as Florida estate planning, Florida probate, Florida elder law, Florida Medicaid planning, Florida asset protection and 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.  If you need a probate lawyer in Florida, please call The Florida Probate Lawyer, PLLC toll free at 866-510-9099
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