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Ronald L Coleman

Ronald L Coleman

Practice areas:

Mergers & Acquisitions, Motor Vehicle Dealerships, Limited Liability Company (LLC), Contracts & Agreements, Real Estate, Corporate & Incorporation, Partnership

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1972

  1. Mergers & Acquisitions: 35%
  2. Motor Vehicle Dealerships: 20%
  3. Corporate & Incorporation: 10%
  4. Real Estate: 10%
  5. Other: 25%
  6. More 


Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

2 total 

  • James A. Krueger

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Ron Coleman for over 30 years. Over those years we have been on the opposite sides of numerous business transactions. He is very experienced and knowledgeable and a skilled negotiator. He does a very good job of representing his clients. As a result we have been successful in putting together numerous business deals for our respective clients.


    James Krueger Business Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • William Louis Beecher

    I endorse this lawyer. I have worked with Mr Coleman on common cases for over 25 years. He is a tireless worker and extremely capable. He cares deeply about his clients. I frequently refer my clients to him.


    William Beecher Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Davies Pearson, P.C.

920 Fawcett Avenue
Tacoma, WA, 98402-5606




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
One of the Top 152 Best Lawyers in Business TransactionsN/A2005

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
ShareholderDavies Pearson, P.C.1973 - Present
Law Clerk to Honorable Charles F. StaffordWashington State Supreme Court1972 - 1973


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Dealer CounselFounding Board Member2004 - Present
Professional organizations and associationsN/A2000 - 2006
Professional organizations and associationsN/A1998 - Present
Commencement Bay Rowing ClubPresident1996 - 1997
Washington State Auto Dealers AssociationAssociate Member1995 - Present
Commencement Bay Rowing ClubBoard Member1994 - 2012
Puget Sound Legal Assistance FoundationBoard Member1992 - 1995
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationPresident1990 - 1991
Orca Council of Camp FirePresident1990 - 1991
Orca Council of Camp FireVice President1989 - 1990
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationVice President1989 - 1990
Orca Council of Camp FireMember1985 - 1993
City of Tacoma Planning CommissionChairman1983 - 1984
Davies Pearson, P.C.President1983 - 1985
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationBoard of Trustees1982 - 1983
City of Tacoma Planning CommissionMember1980 - 1984
Tacoma Pierce County Bar AssociationMember1973 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1973 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember1972 - Present
Willamette Law Journal, Willamette University College of LawNote Editor1971 - 1972


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Willamette University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1972
St. Thomas SeminaryN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1967

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Washington State Auto Dealers AssociationTop Ten Legal Reminders2012
Washington State Auto Dealers AssociationRed Flags - A Practical Approach2008
National Alliance of Auto Dealer Advisors Summer MeetingLegal Update2008
Washington State Auto Dealers Convention“Contract Do’s and Don’ts and Legal Panel Discussion”2007
National Association of Dealer Counsel’s Member Conference"Anatomy of a Buy-Sell"2005
Washington State Auto Dealers Association’s “Title Clerk Workshop”"Dealer Compliance"2003
Washington State Auto Dealers Association’s “Title Clerk Workshop”"Dealer Compliance"2002
Carl Dealer Insider's "Art of the Deal: How to Buy, Sell, and Value an Auto Dealership""Closing the Deal: Avoid Legal Landmines With Factories and Partners"2002