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Douglas R. Coenson, Esq. is a licensed attorney in California and Florida.  In addition to working in the managed care industry for over 13 years, he assists clients with their estate planning and probate needs.  Mr. Coenson has been a volunteer Lemon Law Arbitrator for the Better Business Bureau Auto Line program since 2003.  Mr. Coenson earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from Emerson College in Boston and his Juris Doctorate Degree from Whittier Law School in Los Angeles.


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Practice areas


  1. Probate: 20%
    15 years
  2. Wills: 20%
    15 years
  3. Estate Planning: 20%
    15 years
  4. Lemon Law: 15%
    13 years
  5. Other: 25%
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Douglas R. Coenson, P.A.

16373 130th Way N
Jupiter, FL, 33478-6502


FLMember in Good Standing200106/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
RecepientWho's Who American Law Students1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PresidentDouglas R. Coenson, P.A.2003 - Present
DirectorHumana Inc.2005 - 2008
Adjunct Professor Legal StudiesValencia Community College2004 - 2005
ManagerUnitedHealthCare2001 - 2005
Compliance ManagerBlue Shield of California / CareAmerica1996 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Florida Bar, Animal Law SectionMember2016 - Present
Toastmasters InternationalPresident, Palm Beach Advanced Toastmasters Club2016 - Present
Palm Beach State CollegeProfessional Mentor2015 - Present
Legal Aid SocietyPro Bono Attorney - Wills, Trusts, Probate2009 - Present
Florida Bar Speaker's BureauMember2002 - Present
Florida Bar, Tax SectionMember2016 - 2016
Toastmasters International - District 47Area Director (Area 41)2015 - 2016
Toastmasters InternationalPresident, High Voltage Voices Club2014 - 2015
Florida Attorneys Saving HomesPro Bono Attorney2010 - 2012
Association of Computers in Taxation (ACT)Member2010 - 2015
Council of State Taxation (COST)Member2010 - 2015
Polly Klaas FoundationVolunteer - Rapid Response Team2009 - 2015
ADR Committee of Palm Beach Bar AssociationCommittee Member2009 - 2010
Palm Beach County Bar AssociationMember2009 - 2012
Louisville Bar AssociationAssociate Member2007 - 2009
Valencia Community College - Paralegal StudiesAdjunct Professor2004 - 2005
Legal Aid SocietyGuardian Ad Litem2003 - 2005
Better Business Bureau Auto Line ProgramVolunteer Arbitrator2003 - 2013
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Florida Real Estate Appraisers Board AppealExceeded client expectations
Medicaid PlanningSatisfied clients who retain Medicaid eligibility
Arbitration Decisions for Better Business BureauArbitration Decisions to settle disputes between individuals and manufacturers
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Publication nameTitleDate
Sterling Educational Services (SES): Elder Law SeminarFinancial and Health Care Planning for Incapacity2004
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Whittier College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
Emerson CollegeCommunicationsBS - Bachelor of Science1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Association of Computers in Taxation (ACT) Annual ConferenceLean Six Sigma Techniques for the Tax Department2015
STARTUPState Tax Apportionment2012
Juvenile Justice - Florida Law WeekJuvenile Justice2010
Criminal Justice AcademyRole of an Attorney2009
Elder Law Seminar of Financial PlanningLiving Wills and Power of Attorney2004
Elder Law SeminarPlanning for Incapacity and Health Care Law2003