Coleman Yovanovich and Koester

Practice Areas


Bar & Court Admissions


  • Florida, 1988

Education


  • University of Florida College of Law
    • J.D., with high honors, 1988 
  • Furman University
    • B.A., magna cum laude, 1985

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Kevin G. Coleman

Kevin Coleman is a shareholder of Coleman Yovanovich Koester and one of the firm’s founding members.  He has lived in Naples since early childhood and has considerable historical knowledge of real property and development in Southwest Florida.  Mr. Coleman focuses his practice in the areas of commercial and residential real estate as well as corporate, banking, construction and business law.  Mr. Coleman frequently provides training to brokers and real estate sales associates on relevant legal topics based on his real estate experience including instruction on sales contracts and updates in Florida real property law.  He has also been a guest lecturer on golf club turnovers at various ALI-ABA seminars.

Awards and Recognition

  • Recognized in 2010-2017 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® for Real Estate Law
  • Recognized as the 2017 Real Estate "Lawyer of the Year" for the Fort Myers region by The Best Lawyers in America®
  • Named to Florida’s “Super Lawyers” in 2009-2017 by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters publication
  • Named a “Go To” Lawyer in the area of Real Estate by Gulfshore Life Magazine in 2007
  • Named to Florida’s Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine in 2008, 2011 and 2012
  • Named a "Southwest Power Player" by Gulfshore Business Magazine in April 2011

Professional Activities/Associations

  • The Florida Bar
  • Collier County Bar Association (Member of Real Estate Law Section)
  • American Bar Association

Civic/Charitable Activities/Associations

  • Member, Board of Trustees, Community School of Naples, 2013—
  • Member, Board of Directors, Edison State College, 2009-2011
  • Member, Furman University Alumni Board of Advisors, 2005—
  • Member, University of Florida, College of Law, Alumni Council, 1990-2000
  • Member, Board of Directors, Southwest Florida Division of the Center for Missing and Exploited Children, 2007-2008
  • Member, Leadership Collier, Class of 1996
  • Member, Naples Area Chamber of Commerce (Chair, Government Affairs Committee, 1994-1995; Director, 2000-2003)
  • Member, Economic Development Council (Chair, Growth Management Committee, 1995-1996).
  • Director, Junior Achievement, 1995-1998
  • Member, Collier County Citizens Advisory Committee, 1995-1996
  • Member, Collier County Bar Association (Director, 1994-2003; President-Elect, 2000; President, 2001)