Ellaretha Coleman

Ellaretha Coleman

Helping People Through Their Most Difficult Trials
  • Divorce, Family Law, Insurance Claims
  • Florida, Georgia
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Summary

Ellaretha Coleman is an accomplished litigation attorney with experience defending the rights and best interests of individuals throughout the Atlanta-metropolitan area, as well as the state of Florida. Ms. Coleman has substantial experience in the areas of Family Law, Divorce Law, and Custody. Ms. Coleman has been widely applauded by both clients and peers for her written and oral advocacy skills, but it is her genuine and personable approach towards client relationships which has most distinguished her. A talented and business-savvy entrepreneur, Ms. Coleman continues to diversify her practice to ensure the fulfillment of every client's needs. Ms. Coleman ensures that each client receives the benefit of having the influence and experience of a full-service law firm, with the personal attention of a small firm. Ms. Coleman is passionate about helping people through some of the most difficult experiences of their life, which is why she choose to focus her firm on family law. This area is very personal to her. As a child of divorced parents, Ms. Coleman is well aware of how a divorce can impact not just the couple, but the children as well. She works hard to help parents navigate this difficult time, while insulating the children as much as possible.

Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Insurance Claims
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Georgia
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner
E. Jones & Associates, LLC
- Current
Staff Attorney
Alston & Bird LLP
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Associate Attorney
Phelps Dunbar, LLP
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Education
Howard University School of Law
Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor
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University of Central Florida
B.A. (2002) | Political Science
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Awards
Georgia's 10 Best Female Attorneys
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
10 Best Client Satisfaction Award
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Legal Elite
Georgia Trend Magazine
Georgia's 10 Best Female Attorneys
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
10 Best Client Satisfaction Award
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Top 100
The National Black Lawyers
Top 40 Attorneys Under 40
National Bar Association
Professional Associations
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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Florida Justice Association
Member
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Atlanta Bar Association
Member
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State Bar of Georgia # 404051
Member
- Current
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Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys
Member
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Florida State Bar # 18151
Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Navigating the Divorce Maze
Speaking Engagements
Smooth Operators: The Business of Law, Solo Small Firm Symposium, Atlanta, GA
Georgia Association of Black Women Lawyers
Solo/Small Firm Question and Answer--Successes, Failures and Lessons Learned Along the Way, Solo Small Firm Symposium, Atlanta, GA
Georgia Association of Black Women Lawyers
Vacancy and Unoccupancy - Its Effects on Claims & Loss, First Party Claims Conference, Warwick, RI
National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters
Building a Sustainable Law Practice, 2015 Law & Culture Symposium, Trinadad
Certifications
Georgia Trial Skills Clinic 2010
Institute of Continuing Legal Education
Depositions College
American Association of Justice
Websites & Blogs
Website
Videos
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EDUCATION

Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard...How Do I Know If My Loss or Damage Is Covered? | Insurance Law Attorney FL & GA | Ellaretha Coleman

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EDUCATION

Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard...Are You Entitled To Spousal Support? How Much Will You Receive? | Atlanta Family Law Attorney

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EDUCATION

Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard...How Long Do I Have to File a Lawsuit Against My Insurance Company? | Insurance Law GA & South FL

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/attorney-ellaretha-coleman/ or call (404)-800-4524. EDUCATION Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard...

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EDUCATION

Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard...What Factors are Used in Determining Child Custody? | Family Law Attorney Atlanta

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/attorney-ellaretha-coleman/ or call (404)-800-4524. EDUCATION Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard...

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EDUCATION

Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard...What Are the Most Common Mistakes People Make When Filing Their Insurance Claim? | GA & South FL

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/attorney-ellaretha-coleman/ or call (404)-800-4524. EDUCATION Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard...

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/ or call (404)-800-4524.

EDUCATION

Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard University...Meet Attorney Ellaretha Coleman | Insurance Law | E. Jones & Associates | Georgia and South Florida

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/ or call (404)-800-4524. EDUCATION Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard University...

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/attorney-ellaretha-coleman/ or call  (404)-800-4524.

EDUCATION

Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard...9 Critical Steps for Women Filing for Divorce | Atlanta Family Law Attorney | E. Jones & Associates

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/attorney-ellaretha-coleman/ or call (404)-800-4524. EDUCATION Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard...

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/ or call  (404) 800-4524.

EDUCATION

Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from...E. Jones & Associates | Ellaretha Coleman | Atlanta Family Law Attorney

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/ or call (404) 800-4524. EDUCATION Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from...

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/ or call  (404) 800-4524.

EDUCATION

Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from...Meet Attorney Ellaretha Coleman | Family Law | E. Jones & Associates | Atlanta GA

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/ or call (404) 800-4524. EDUCATION Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from...

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/attorney-ellaretha-coleman/ or call (404)-800-4524.

EDUCATION

Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard University...Behind the Scenes with E. Jones & Associates | Atlanta Family Law | GA & FL Insurance Coverage

Contact us https://ejoneslaw.com/attorney-ellaretha-coleman/ or call (404)-800-4524. EDUCATION Ms. Coleman received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Central Florida, and went on to get her Juris Doctor from Howard University...

Legal Answers
645 Questions Answered

Q. is there a time limit to reopen a divorce case in GA ?
A: There is a three year statute of limitations to bring a motion to set aside a final divorce decree.
Q. If you've been ordered to provide medical insurance, can you put them on Medicaid?
A: If you qualify for medicaid and are able to obtain coverage in that manner, that would meet the requirement to provide health care coverage.
Q. Settlement has a waiver of alimony mods that references Varn vs. Varn. Ex wants to modify after 4 yrs. Can she do this?
A: You should consult with an experienced divorce attorney who can review your settlement agreement as well as any modification action you have been served with to determine your options.
Q. I live in GA. I want to file for divorce. My husband is an alcoholic and he abuses me emotionally and verbally
A: You will need to apply for services directly with the legal aid office in your county to determine if you qualify for services.
Q. I am not sure what type of lawyer that I need but I am trying to reposition my divorce decree.
A: Unfortunately, you are not able to modify the terms of the divorce related to debts after the divorce has been finalized.
Q. Does child support go based and the household income or parents income?
A: Only the parents income is considered for purposes of establishing child support.
Q. divorce/child support/custody
A: Even if he is not represented by an attorney, he still needs to file an answer to the complaint for divorce. Otherwise, the court may make a ruling without notice to him or his involvement. His answer to the complaint will need to be filed with the court and a copy mailed to his wife.
Q. Enforcing order, Grprt have kids I'm suppose to get calls everyday, dont answer. They lied to dfcs to get custody of the
A: Given the circumstances, you should consult with an attorney to discuss your options on filing a contempt or modification of custody action.
Q. If I have temporary custody of 3 grandchildren and the 4 was just born and dfcs took custody of the 4th will i get him?
A: You will likely get custody of the 4th child as well provided you have the ability to care for a 4th child. DFCS will typically try to keep siblings together.
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Contact & Map
Atlanta Office
101 Marietta Street NorthWest
Suite 3650
Atlanta, GA 30303
USA
Telephone: (404) 998-8807
Fax: (404) 478-8458