Kevin Coleman

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 is a licensed education provider by the Florida Real Estate Commission and has also been a guest lecturer on golf club turnovers at various ALI-ABA seminars.

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Awards & Recognition

  • Naples Illustrated’s 2020 list of Top Lawyers
  • Recognized as one of Florida’s Top Lawyers for 2020
  • Recognized as one of America’s Most Honored Professionals by The American Registry 2019
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Rating by Martindale Hubble for over 20 years
  • Recognized as the 2017 and 2019 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate (Southwest Florida) by The Best Lawyers in America
  • Naples Illustrated’s 2019 list of Top Lawyers
  • Recognized in 2010-2021 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® for Real Estate Law
  • Named to Florida’s “Super Lawyers” in 2009-2019 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)

Civic/Charitable Activities/Associations

  • Board of Directors, Gator Boosters, Inc., University of Florida, 2020 –
  • 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)


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