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Experience is a critical factor in the successful prosecution and resolution of lawsuits or other disputes.  Coleman Yovanovich Koester’s litigators have successfully handled sophisticated corporate, commercial, real estate and business matters in trials, arbitrations and administrative proceedings.  As one of the firm’s largest practice groups, our Litigation Group has the size and depth of experience to litigate against the largest of firms and has earned a reputation of efficacious client representation.

This experience and expertise encompasses all types of major, complex commercial litigation, including breach of contract, corporate, partnership, accounting, fraud, securities, banking, entertainment, labor and employment, bankruptcy, trade secrets, insurance, torts and real estate cases.  We welcome demanding and difficult cases, and we have the understanding and resources to handle cases ranging from the most intricate commercial matters to personal injury claims.  Our attorneys are experienced in every phase of trial and appellate practice and have practiced before all state and federal courts and numerous administrative agencies in Florida, as well as various state and federal courts in other jurisdictions throughout the United States.

Coleman Yovanovich Koester’s litigation practice is not limited to the courtroom. Our attorneys are qualified in all methods of negotiation and alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration. We will assess and analyze the merits of your dispute, evaluate the potential risks and benefits of litigation, and recommend cost-effective strategies and solutions.

In the realm of dispute resolution, the proficiency of the individual attorneys handling the matter often determines the difference between success or failure.  Our attorneys deliver real courtroom experience, comprehensive representation for defendants and plaintiffs, adeptness in complex matters and specialized forums, and in-depth knowledge of industry-specific issues in fields such as construction, development, real estate, finance, and others.

We efficiently manage elaborate cases involving a large volume of documents, multiple parties, and numerous lawyers.  Our attorneys and staff apply technology in all types of litigation, including the largest cases.  The firm has made a practice of incorporating technology into pretrial and trial proceedings, doing so in a way that is unobtrusive and yet highly compelling and effective.

While many of our dispute resolution matters are on behalf of businesses or individuals who are otherwise clients of the firm, the majority of our matters are for clients who have retained Coleman Yovanovich Koester for our ability to successfully litigate difficult commercial matters. Our clients include companies of all sizes and types, ranging from large corporations to closely held businesses.  We also represent individuals, including entrepreneurs, investors, and officers and directors of large companies.

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