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Kevin Coleman

Kevin G. Coleman


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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

  • Named to South Florida’s 2024 Top Lawyers by The American Registry
  • Recognized in the 2022 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers’ “Best Law Firms”
  • Named to Florida’s “Super Lawyers” in 2009-2024 by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters publication
  • AV Preeminent® Peer Rating by Martindale Hubble for over 25 years
  • Recognized in 2021-2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for Real Estate Law
  • Naples Illustrated’s 2019 – 2023 list of Top Lawyers
  • Recognized in 2023-2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for Real Estate Law
  • Recognized as one of America’s Most Honored Professionals by The American Registry 2019
  • Recognized as the 2017 and 2019 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate (Southwest Florida) by The Best Lawyers in America
  • Named a “Southwest Power Player” by Gulfshore Business Magazine in April 2011
  • Named a “Go To” Lawyer in the area of Real Estate by Gulfshore Life Magazine in 2007

Professional Activities/Associations

  • Collier County Bar Association (Member of Real Estate Law Section)
  • Collier County Bar Association (Director, 1994-2003; President-Elect, 2000; President, 2001)
  • The Florida Bar

Civic/Charitable Activities & Associations

  • Board of Directors, Gator Boosters, Inc., University of Florida, 2020 – Present
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Community School of Naples, 2013—2021
  • Member, Board of Directors, Edison State College, 2009-2011
  • Member, Furman University Alumni Board of Advisors, 2005—2015
  • 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


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