Mr. Coyne’s experience litigating for and against governmental and corporate entities provides him with a unique ability to defend your rights.
Whitney C.Coyne specializes in general civil litigation and criminal defense. Mr. Coyne received his Juris Doctorate from The Florida State University College of Law in 2001. He has been a member of the Florida Bar since 2002 and during that time has had the opportunity to represent various governmental entities, insurance companies, corporate entities, and private individuals.
Mr. Coyne started his career as a prosecutor for the State of Florida in the Twelfth Judicial Circuit. While acting as a prosecutor, he individually handled thousands of cases. He specialized in DUI and domestic violence. After leaving the State Attorney's Office, Mr. Coyne accepted a position representing the City of Sarasota and specifically the Sarasota Police Department. Mr. Coyne acted as the chief litigator for the City of Sarasota, representing the City in asset forfeitures, personal injury cases, contract disputes and civil rights violations. Mr. Coyne also advised several civilian volunteer boards, including but not limited to the Nuisance Abatement Board, the Police Advisory Board, the Board of Rules and Appeals (Building Department) and other temporary boards.
Since leaving the City of Sarasota, Mr. Coyne has represented and litigated against insurance companies and has specialized in litigation on behalf of small business entities. Prior to attending the Florida State University College of Law, Mr. Coyne graduated with a B.S. in Finance from the Florida State University. His education and experience make him a prime candidate for representing individuals and business entities alike. He has appeared in county and circuit courts across the State of Florida, including but not limited to Sarasota, Manatee, Hillsborough, Pinellas, Polk, Brevard, Lee and Dade counties.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||2002||10/11/2021|
|Partner||Coyne Law||2013 - Present|
|The Florida State University College of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor||2001|
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