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C. Randolph Coleman

The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC

C. Randolph Coleman

The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC

C. Randolph Coleman

The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC

C. Randolph Coleman has been a member of The Florida Bar since 1978. His practice is limited to estate planning (wills, trusts and estates), elder law, probate and trust administration and asset protection planning. He is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, a peer review rating service for attorneys. The "V" is the General Recommendation Rating and denotes very high adherence to professional standards of conduct, ethics, reliability, diligence and other criteria relevant to the discharge of professional responsibilities. The "A" is the Legal Ability Rating and takes into consideration the standard of professional ability in the area where the lawyer practices, the lawyer's expertise, and other professional qualifications. An "A" rating is "Very High to Preeminent." Mr. Coleman is a frequent author and speaker on the topics of estate planning, elder law and asset protection planning issues. He is the co-author of "Asset Protection Techniques in Florida", published by the National Business Institute in 2004; the author of "Family Limited Partnerships in Florida" (Chapter entitled "Ethical Considerations", published by the National Business Institute in 2002; "Key Issues in Estate Planning and Probate in Florida" (Chapter entitled "Protecting the Passage of Wealth"), published by the National Business Institute in 1997, and "Advanced Estate Planning Techniques in Florida" (Chapter entitled "The Use of Family Limited Partnership in Estate Planning") published by the National Business Institute in 1995. A graduate of the University of Florida (Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, major in accounting, 1972) and the University of Florida College of Law, with Honors, 1978, where Mr. Coleman was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award for achievement in Corporations Law and Commercial Paper. Mr. Coleman was a practicing CPA in Florida for six years prior to entering law practice. The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience.

Firm Description

The Coleman Law Firm, PLLC is a Jacksonville, Florida, Elder Law  and Estate Planning Firm, whose practice is limited to elder law, including Medicaid planning, estate planning, special needs planning, Florida probate and trust administration, Florida guardianship law, and asset protection. We assist our clients with their long term care planning by helping them preserve assets and family relationships. Our Florida lawyers and attorneys are experienced in dealing with asset protection planning, Medicaid planning, guardianships, probate and trust administration and and estate planning.

Mr. Coleman is a frequent lecturer and speaker on estate planning, elder law and asset protection planning. He co-authored The New Florida Trust Code, Lorman Seminars (2008); Trust for Pets Under the Florida Trust Code, The Florida Bar (2008); Trusts and Pets: Establishing Trusts for Pets Under Florida Law, The Florida Bar (2005); Asset Protection Techniques in Florida, National Business Institute (2004); and authored Family Limited Partnerships in Florida (Chapter: “The Use of Family Limited Partnerships in Estate Planning”), National Business Institute (2002); Key Issues in Estate Planning and Probate in Florida (Chapter: “Protecting the Passage of Wealth”), National Business Institute (1997); Advanced Estate Planning Techniques in Florida (Chapter: “The Use of Family Limited Partnerships in Estate Planning”) National Business Institute (1995).

He is a member of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA), the Florida Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and ElderCounsel, LLC a national association of elder law attorneys, and WealthCounsel, LLC, a national association of estate planning attorneys. . He is also an accredited attorney with the U.S. Veterans Administration to assist veterans with obtaining Veterans Pension Benefits and Aid and Attendance benefits. Mr. Coleman is a continuing education instructor for various organizations, approved by the Florida Department of Financial Services as an instructor for life insurance agents and certified financial planners, and is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy for continuing education courses for Certified Public Accountants. He has served as a presenter of continuing legal education for The Florida Bar (Animal Law Issues Affecting Florida Practitioners, “Trusts and Pets: Establishing Trusts for Pets Under Florida Law”), Lorman Seminars, the National Business Institute, and Sterling Education Seminars. Mr. Coleman is the former Program Director, Asset Protection Planning, for the Florida Physicians Association, a professional trade association for physicians.

Mr. Coleman is a graduate of the University of Florida (BSBA ‘72) and the University of Florida College of Law (JD, with honors ‘78), and serves on the Executive Committee of the UF College of Law Alumni Council. Mr. Coleman and his firm are listed in the Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Pre-Eminent Lawyers, which lists only those select lawyers who have earned the A-V® Rating in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and have therefore been designated by their colleagues as pre-eminent in their field.

We can counsel and assist you regarding Medicaid planning issues, prepare appropriate documents for you to qualify for Medicaid benefits, including durable powers of attorney, qualified income trusts, Medicaid Asset Protection Trusts, personal care contracts, and other documents appropriate to assist you with obtaining Medicaid benefits to pay for long term care.  

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