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Ellaretha Coleman is an accomplished litigation attorney with experience defending the rights and best interests of individuals throughout the Atlanta-metropolitan area, as well as the state of Florida. Ms. Coleman has substantial experience in the areas of Family Law, Divorce Law, and Insurance. She is also a rising star in the area of Insurance Coverage, where she has enjoyed substantial recent victories. Ms. Coleman has been widely applauded by both clients and peers for her written and oral advocacy skills, but it is her genuine and personable approach towards client relationships which has most distinguished her. A talented and business-savvy entrepreneur, Ms. Coleman continues to diversify her practice to ensure the fulfillment of every client's needs. Ms. Coleman ensures that each client receives the benefit of having the influence and experience of a full-service law firm, with the personal attention of a small firm. 


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Practice areas


  1. Insurance: 50%
    11 years
  2. Child Custody: 25%
    11 years
  3. Divorce: 25%
    11 years



Contingent (25-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes)

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  • Nicole K. Levy

    I endorse this attorney, whose reputation and credentials speak for themselves.


    Nicole Levy Divorce and separation Attorney
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  • Mark V. Clay

    I highly endorse Mrs. Coleman. Truly exceptional and caring attorney who gets great results in representing clients! I want all people with legal problems to contact her first.


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Contact info

E. Jones & Associates, LLC

50 Hurt Plz SE Ste 824
Atlanta, GA, 30303-2946


GAActive Member in Good Standing 200808/05/2016
FLMember in Good Standing200506/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top 40 Attorneys Under 40National Bar Association2015
Merit ScholarshipHoward University School of Law2004
Merit ScholarshipHoward University School of Law2003
Best Appellate BriefHoward University School of Law2003
Best Oral Advocate FinalistHoward University School of Law2003
Contracts Cali AwardHoward University School of Law2003
Merit ScholarshipHoward University School of Law2002
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerE. Jones & Associates, LLC2009 - 2015
AttorneyAlston & Bird, LLP2007 - 2009
AssociatePhelps Dunbar2005 - 2007
Summer AssociatePhelps Dunbar2004 - 2004
Law ClerkLaw Office of Thomas Witkop2003 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Association of JusticeMember2011 - Present
American Association of JusticeInsurance Section2010 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
Atlanta Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Gate City Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
Georgia Association of Black Women AttorneysSolo Small Firm Section2009 - Present
State Bar of GeorgiaFamily Law Section2008 - Present
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
Florida BarMember2005 - Present
George Edgecomb Bar Association, Scholarship CommitteeMember2006 - 2007
Hillsborough Association for Women LawyersMember2005 - 2008
Hillsborough County Bar AssociationMember2005 - 2008
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Contested Divorce CaseVerdict in my client's favor
Dickson v. American Family Insurance CompanyPlaintiff's jury verdict for compensatory and bad faith damages
State v. PerkinsNot guilty verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
Building a Sustainable Law Practice Manual2015 Law & Culture Symposium Trinidad2015
Automating Your Practice Through SystemsGABWA Solo Small Firm Symosium2014
First Party Claims ConferenceVacancy and Unoccupancy - Its Effects on Claims & Loss Adjustments.2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Howard University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of Central FloridaPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2015 Law & Culture Symposium TrinidadBuilding a Sustainable Law Practice2015
First Party Claims ConferenceVacancy and Unoccupancy - Its Effects on Claims & Loss Adjustments.2014
2014 Solo Small Firm SymposiumAutomating Your Practice Through Systems2014