Constance Coleman, founder of Coleman Law Group, is a dynamic, dedicated, and compassion-ate legal professional. Her practice is focused on family law, bankruptcy, and real estate matters.
Ms. Coleman earned her B.A. from the University of California and a Juris Doctorate degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan, where she served as Law School Ambassador and Senator for the Black Law Student Association.
Ms. Coleman gained court room experience interning with the Genesee County Prosecutor and the Washtenaw County Public Defender offices in Michigan before moving to St. Petersburg and opening the Coleman Law Group. She is a member of the Florida Bar Association, the St. Petersburg Bar Association, and the Barney Masterson American Inn of Court.
Ms. Coleman takes special pride in her commitment to her community and in making a difference in people’s lives. She serves as Chair of the Board for grades K-5 Mt. Zion Christian Academy School Board and is an active member of Mt. Zion Progressive Missionary Baptist Church. She has volunteered time and skill to Gulf Coast Legal Services and Habitat for Humanity, among others. She also has taught at Central Florida College and her speaking engagements include being key guest speaker for the Florida Association of Women’s Lawyers.
While volunteering for Gulf Coast Legal Services, Ms. Coleman worked extensively with the elderly and other underserved groups who need but cannot afford legal representation. She has handled a variety of cases, including counseling victims of elder abuse, defending homeowners threatened with foreclosure, and dealing with Home Owners Association issues. She frequently serves as a court-appointed Guardian ad litem to represent the best interests of a child in numerous unfortunate situations where the child is deemed incapable of representing him or herself. She is also an Attorney ad litem and assists children who are navigating through the court system and need their voices heard.
In her dedication to the welfare of children, Ms. Coleman was recognized as Guardian ad litem Star of the Month for April 2014 and is a 2015 Lapel Pin Recipient.
Ms. Coleman feels very strongly about the plight of foster children who must make it on their own once they are no longer minors and has established a non-profit organization called Third Degree Journey, which focuses on the needs of these young people.
In addition to handling all types of family law cases, including divorce and child custody issues, Ms. Coleman is an experienced bankruptcy attorney who is dedicated to providing clients with sympathetic, effective, and affordable representation throughout the bankruptcy process.
Ms. Coleman also is uniquely qualified through broad experience to assist clients in all types of real estate matters. Whether foreclosure is knocking at your door, you have a landlord/tenant is-sue, or you want to buy or sale a property, she will take special care of you and your case and guide you through every step of the process.
Ms. Coleman maintains the highest ethical standards and all clients—regardless of race, creed, color, nationality, sex or disability—are treated with the utmost compassion and respect. She treats each client as more than just another case and understands that each person and situation is unique. She also places utmost importance on communication with her clients, including prompt return of phone calls and striving to answer all your legal questions clearly and plainly.
In her work with the Coleman Law Group, Ms. Coleman is dedicated to providing you with dependable, goal-oriented, compassionate representation. She will always strive aggressively to help you achieve the outcome you deserve.
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|FL||Member in Good Standing||2009||09/08/2015|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Pro Bono Lapel Pin Recipient||Guardian Ad Litem Program||2015|
|Star of the Month||Guardian Ad Litem Program||2014|
|Founding Attorney||Coleman Law Group, PA||2009 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Florida Association of Realtors||Member||2014 - Present|
|Barney Masterson American Inn of Court||Member||2012 - Present|
|Clearwater Bar Association||Active Member||2009 - 2013|
|Florida Bar||Member||2009 - Present|
|St. Petersburg Bar Association||Active Member||2008 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Active Member||2005 - 2013|
|Thomas M. Cooley Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2005|
|University of California - Davis||English||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1998|
|Divorce: What are my Rights?||Family Law Matters, Start to Finish||2010|
|Bankruptcy: Is it Right for You?||Bankruptcy and Your Options||2010|