William H. Coleman

William H. Coleman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Estate Planning & Probate Attorney in Fresno, CA

Coleman & Horowitt, LLP
 | 499 West Shaw Avenue, Suite 116
Fresno, CA 93704
Phone: 559-248-4820
Fax: 559-248-4830
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005, 2011 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1977
Practice Areas:
  • Estate Planning & Probate (50%),
  • Business/Corporate (50%)
Attorney Profile

With nearly four decades of experience, William H. Coleman has the drive and dedication that his clients need to achieve success. Practicing in the Central Valley and throughout California, Mr. Coleman represents clients in all areas of business formation, dissolution and transactions; estate planning; probate and tax law. Not only does Mr. Coleman have years of valuable experience to bring to his clients, he has also been named a certified specialist in the areas of estate planning, probate and trust law by the State Bar of California.

Mr. Coleman has successfully represented clients in business matters ranging from acquisitions, buyouts, stock sales, loans and more. His more notable cases include a retail landscape company acquisition totaling $2.6 million, a $1.5 million physical therapy practice buyout, the creation of a charitable foundation and many other diverse cases.

In addition to his work at Coleman & Horowitt, LLP, of which he is a founding member, Mr. Coleman maintains membership with various professional associations and organizations. He is a member of the Fresno County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, various sections of the State Bar of California and the Society of Financial Business Professionals. He also regularly lectures for various organizations. He is admitted to practice law in the state of California, as well as the United States Tax Court and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California.

With an Avvo rating of 6.5 or "good," Mr. Coleman has a strong reputation for professionalism and experience. Business law matters can be extremely complex; however, Mr. Coleman is passionate and dedicated to getting his clients the results they need.

About William Coleman

Admitted: 1977, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.ch-law.com/attorneys/william-coleman

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified, State Bar of California, Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Estate Planning, Probate and Trust, and Business Law Sections of the State Bar
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • Member, Intellectual Property and Estate Planning and Probate Sections, American Bar Association
  • California
  • Fresno County Bar Association
  • Member, Society of Financial Business Professionals
  • United States Tax Court

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "Estate Planning for Lawyers," The Bottom Line, April, 1990
  • Instructor, California Continuing Education of the Bar, the Fresno Life Underwriters Association, and the National Business Institute.


  • $1.5 million buyout of Clients' Physical Therapy Practice
  • $2.6 million Acquisition of a retail Landscape Company

Educational Background:

  • University of Arizona, B.A., Business Administration, Minor in Industrial Labor Relations
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Office Location for William H. Coleman

499 West Shaw Avenue
Suite 116
Fresno, CA 93704

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Last Updated: 12/19/2019

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