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Posted by Cody, a Divorce client, Flag
I recently used Bob in my divorce case. Bob made it easy and alot less painless than I had expected. He was able to get a TPO dropped that my wife had placed against me, get me the child custody that I was looking for, which was a very unusual schedule than most see, he kept me from paying alimony, and was able to take care of my real-estate and criminal charges. He was very forward and honest through everything and also was strong while fighting my cases. Honestly he and his whole staff helped me more than I could have asked for and never stopped fighting for what I wanted. I would highly recommend Bob and his firm to anyone in need of help in any of these areas!
Posted by Bart, a Child Custody client, Flag
Outstanding team of professionals that work with, and include, Mr. Coleman. They realistically advised us of any expectations, informed us every step of the way, and provided regular detailed statements as the case progressed. We are completely satisfied with the results and recommend this attorney whole heartily. All we can say is "Thanks to you all"
Posted by Blair Darst, a Family client, Flag
In 2009 I went to an attorney with what I thought was a bulldog approach. The other side went to Atlanta and hired a $450.00 dollar an hour attorney. A year later my attorney quit because the Atlanta attorney was burying them in paperwork. I looked around, prayed and God sent me to Bob Coleman. Our first meeting was intense and realistic, his assistant Diane came in, took notes and help separate over 900 pages of documents. I was asked to write out my goals in the modification. In doing so the REALISTIC plan was set in place. Mr. Coleman and his team of well trained clerks turned the tables on the "high" priced attorney. They never flinched and in turn never backed down from my case. Mediation came and went, trial came and testimony was given to the judge.
Mr. Colemans team at trial was so up to date that on opening statements referenced a case that had just been decided by the Georgia Supreme Court that week. This is the type of personal and team approach that Mr. Coleman gives. Our case was very complex and involved two types of income and required lots of research and figures that varied depending on what case law was being quoted. Mr. Coleman's team of attorney's and law clerks knew my case inside and out. During the opening and closing arguments he never once had to go back and look over figures. It's that type of attention to detail that everyone should expect when Mr. Coleman takes your case.
So if you want someone that is not afraid and will never back down, strong advocate for you the client and represents you with unfeathered zealous Mr. Bob Coleman is the one that you should choose. Take my word it will be the BEST decision you ever made. In the future I won't hesitate to go back and I can assure you given my toxic history with an Ex-wife I will need him again.
In the end we met and went over the case and the Realistic Goals we had originally set in place. We prevailed in every request and all the goals were met. Some had to be modified based upon case law and expense of the fight, but in the end he had completed his job and met my expectations.
Posted by Noah, a Divorce client, Flag
John did an excellent job handling my divorce. He is an extremely good lawyer. His knowledge of divorce law was excellent and I felt like I had the strongest lawyer in the room. He listened to my concerns and counseled me on the correct actions to take during negotiations.
He was not judgmental about the circumstances surrounding the divorce and always acted in a professional manner. He always had my best interests in mind when negotiating with opposing counsel, protecting from my ex spouse when she asked for too much and myself when I was giving too much.
The office is professional and the staff is courteous. He answered my calls when possible and returned calls in a reasonable time frame. I always felt like the only client in the office when talking with him. I always had his full attention when we met.
I would definitely recommend him to others needing help with their divorce.
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
I hired Bob Coleman in August 2009 to represent me in a sudden and unexpected child custody issue. From the moment I scheduled an appointment with his paralegal, I experienced a sense of security knowing they really cared about my case and the welfare of my child. Upon meeting with Mr. Coleman, he was very knowledgeable in explaining to me the need for an emergency hearing and what it entailed. He was very thorough in preparing for our day in court. Bob took the extra time to do extensive research to make sure we had pertinent information and necessary witnesses to testify. The judge ruled in our favor due to Mr. Coleman really doing his homework, being aggressive when he needed to be, and expressing the concerns I had shared with him in a professional manner.
When the time came for our custody and visitation rights to be revisited, we were able to settle out of court without a lengthy trial. Mr. Coleman extensively went through my divorce decree bringing several items to my attention I had not thought about. He took the time to make recommendations on what changes we could make to work in the best interest of my child. He was also patient to answer any questions I had on updating my original decree and explaining the legal terminology I did not understand.
I would highly recommend the legal services of Bob Coleman. He is top notch, really knows his stuff, and takes time to listen to what his client is actually telling him!!
Posted by Jason, a Family client, Flag
Mr. Coleman and his firm represented myself and a business partner in a family / civil dispute. Myself and my partners small business were being requested to produce sensitive financial documents by my ex-stepdad who my mother was divorcing. The matter made it all the way to a hearing in front of the Judge, who basically told opposing council that the information they were seeking was private to the individual parties. Mr. Coleman and firm represented us in the case extremely well and I will recommend the company to anyone who needs an attorney. If I'm ever in need, I will hire his firm without any hesitation.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
I had previously engaged a high power female divorce attorney in Atlanta to represent me. I did not consistenly make her radar and receive the attention that her fees warranted.
Bob Coleman was recommended to me by an assoicate. After meeding with Bob and Anne - I released the other firm.
The Coleman firm represented me in a Divorce and Child Custody issues. He and his Associate, Anne Banford, took on a high powered downtown firm with their expensive lawyers and expensive offices and WON. He got me and my daughter more than we expected and did not back down on anything major - even when I said it was ok.
I would recommend him (and have) to others in similar positions.
Make the drive out to Hall County and get the representation that you deserve!
Posted by Clifton, a Divorce client, Flag
John (Bob) Coleman represented me in two separate legal matters during my divorce/custody settlement over the past several years. I am extremely pleased with the professional manner in which he and his firm corresponded with me and with the monetary savings he was able to obtain for me. Bob consistently kept my best interest and my children's wellbeing a priority during the entire proceeding. I would highly recommend Bob and his firm to anyone that needs legal assistance.
Posted by James, a Child Support client, Flag
Mr. Coleman has handled child custody issues for me since 2004. I am very satisfied with the representation that he and his staff have given me. They have always gone above and beyond my expectations. He has handled 5 custody modifications in the past 6 years so I am writing this review after many years of knowing Mr. Coleman. He has never failed to stand up for my rights and always fought to see that I was treated fairly. It is very comforting to know that when and if I need legal representation in the future, I will not have to look for an attorney and guess about the service that I will recieve.
Posted by George, a Divorce client, Flag
Bob has gone out of his way for me. I have used 4 different attorneys in my life and Bob is more like a friend to me. He not only stood up for me, but gave me good, solid legal advice and directions. I feel he treated me fairly and I would highly recommend anyone to hire Bob for any domestic matter.
Posted by FRANK, a Divorce client, Flag
Bob is a good person if you have him on your side.He is very agressive,right to the point.Fought for everything I wanted and more.Worked with me to keep the cost down.He informed me of all my options. He fought for time with my kids.Ive never been to court before in my life,I feel like the people at Coleman and Chambers helped me out in a good way while I was going through a very bad time in my life. And his staff are very nice and polite people,they make you feel comforable. And during mediation I got to spend 6 hours with his little helper (Anne Banford) who is not bad to look at ,and will work her butt off for you .And if ever I have to go to court again I would use Bob Coleman him and his staff are good people,I cant say a bad word about them.He was worth every penny. And anyone who reads this who needs a great lawyer Bob Coleman is the man.Thank you for all you did for me (Bob Coleman and Anne Banford) Your friend Frank Zadamsky.
Posted by Cory, a Child Abuse client, Flag
I have seen Mr. Coleman try hundreds of child abuse and neglect cases. He has always been very professional, always willing to work with all parties involved and to keep them well informed of what was going on with each case that he was involved with. Sometimes as clients we don't think our attorney represents us in a way that we think is best for us and we tend to go and do what we think is the right without the approval from our attorney and then we do something that negatively affects our case and we want our attorney to undo what we did and then we want to blame them when they can't. The one thing that I can attest to is that Mr. Coleman is very professional and always represents his clients with the utmost integrity. I would highly recommend Mr. Coleman to anyone that need excellent representation.
Posted by Carl, Flag
For quite some time I have been contemplating the most appropriate medium to communicate an experience that I had with John R. Coleman and his associates. When I found this site I was delighted as it provided that opportunity. At last, I would be able to share my story with others and provide testament as to how this man and his staff of seasoned professionals were able to rectify a tumultuous, gut-wrenching situation to restore order and sanity in my life and the lives of my children.
I actually met Mr. Coleman some years ago and had been impressed with his unique concern for others as well as his capacity to work through relentless and difficult dilemmas in a way that left all parties with their dignity intact.
When I enlisted the services of Mr. Coleman, I felt that he personally stepped in when the ‘basket of life’ had spilled over. He, ultimately, was able to restore sanity and order to a chaotic and, what seemed to be, an impossible situation. You see, I went through a contentious divorce after being married for 23 years. During this time I have never known stress, confusion and uncertainty of this magnitude - ever!
I was deeply impressed by the attentiveness of Mr. Coleman and his colleagues and their ability to represent me and honor my wishes during this difficult time. One of my greatest desires in the divorce was to minimize the trauma of this process for my children. I believe that Mr. Coleman successfully achieved this as he is also a good father, husband and family-minded man which afforded him an important perspective on the sanctity of family stability.
On a weekly basis I would receive supportive phone calls, letters and e-mails from his staff and from Mr. Coleman personally. His outreach to me was always caring, sensitive and advisory keeping me abreast of developments and progress. In fact, it was not unusual for him to contact me after hours when circumstances had become so critical. On one occasion he contacted me from his daughter’s track meet!
As this difficult transition came to a closure I believe that he, ultimately, facilitated a fair resolution for me as well as for my ex-wife. I have no regrets in his handling of my case for he brought to rest a tragically perfect storm in my life and he did so with class while also maintaining the dignity of all parties involved.
My accolades could never be sufficient for his representation and personal support. My deepest appreciation is extended to a first class man, staff and law firm…Coleman & Chambers . Kudos to all!!
Posted by Len, a Divorce client, Flag
Anyone retaining Bob and his firm can be comfortable that they have retained the best in the area. I am sure that everyone feels that their divorce case is the most difficult and I was no different. Couple that with the fact that I underwent major surgery during the middle of the process and I really felt like my case was the worst. However, Bob's manner of dealing with issues head on and matter-of-factly and Diane's attitude as if I was the only client she had made me feel greatly at ease and even more secure in retaining them. They made a perfect team and I am proud to have been acquainted with them.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
John Coleman and his firm did a terrible job of representing my interests. He failed to inform me of many of my legal rights. This caused me to lose a lot in mediation and court. When I asked him about my rights he didn't inform me about, he told me he won't help. I am continuing to pay for his exhorbitant services, but he refuses to help me. If you are considering him to represented you, reconsider. I will not be rcommending him to anyone I know. Just the opposite. Go find another lawyer or firm.