John R. Coleman, Jr.

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Gainesville, GA

Coleman, Chambers & Rogers, LLP
 | 1370 Thompson Bridge Road, Suite 300, Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone: 678-601-2495
Fax: 770-534-1441
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006, 2019 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1989
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    John Robert Coleman, Jr., is a founding partner of Coleman, Chambers & Rogers, LLP, in Gainesville, Georgia. Mr. Coleman represents clients in Gainesville and northern Georgia in personal injury and family law matters.

    Early in his career, Mr. Coleman defended insurance companies, but now he represents the injured and their families in cases involving car accidents, tractor-trailer collisions, product liability, premises liability, work-related injuries, nursing home abuse and more. Since insurance companies are often the defendants in personal injury-related cases, his background provides him with valuable insight into the best strategies to pursue for personal injury claims.

    Educated at Auburn University, where he acquired a degree in psychology, Mr. Coleman went on to earn his law degree from Mercer University Walter F. George School of Law. He is admitted to practice in all Georgia state courts, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, the Court of Appeals of Georgia and the Supreme Court of Georgia. He is also a registered mediator.

    From 2002 to 2009, Mr. Coleman served as a special assistant attorney general, trying hundreds of cases in juvenile court. He also has extensive experience in contracts and business law.

    A highly regarded attorney in the state of Georgia, Mr. Coleman regularly serves as a guest speaker at seminars and conferences.

    Mr. Coleman is a member of professional organizations, including, the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, American Bar Association and the State Bar of Georgia. He is also a member of the Chattahoochee American Inn of Court.

    Practice Areas
    • 60%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 20%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
    • 10%Alternative Dispute Resolution
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical, Products Liability, Arbitration, Mediation


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    About John Coleman, Jr.

    Admitted: 1989, Georgia

    Professional Webpage:


    • Recognized as Special Assistant Attorney General of the Year., Juvenile Council of the YLD, 2005
    • Recognized as Special Assistant Attorney General of the Year., Child Placement Project, 2002
    • Eagle Scout

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Special Assistant Attorney General 1992-2009

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Chairman, Issues Committee for Gainesville, Hall County Chamber of Commerce, 1999 - 2000
    • Executive Board, Hall County Chamber of Commerce, 2001 - 2003
    • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 1989
    • Member, State Bar of Georgia, 1989 - Present
    • Member, Leadership Hall County Class, 1992
    • Treasurer, Northeastern Judicial District Bar Association, 2008 - 2009
    • Associate Director, Hall County Chamber of Commerce, 1990
    • President, Prevent Child Abuse-Gainesville, 2002 - 2003
    • Georgia, 1989
    • Supreme Court of Georgia, 1995
    • Vice President, Northeastern Judicial District Bar Association, 2009 - 2010
    • Member, Northeastern Judicial District Bar Association
    • Member, American Bar Association, 1999 - Present
    • Member, Board of Directors, Prevent Child Abuse - Gainesville, 1999 - 2003
    • Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2009 - Present
    • Georgia Court of Appeals, 1991
    • Member, Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 1992 
    • Member, Chattahoochee Inn of Court
    • Member, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 2004 - Present

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Instructor, Special Assistant Attorney General Seminars, Department of Family and Children Services, 2004
    • Speaker, Juvenile Justice Seminar, Hall County, 1997
    • Speaker, Child Placement Project Cross Training, Supreme Court of Georgia, Gwinnett County and Rome, Georgia, 2004
    • Speaker, Special Assistant Attorney General Seminars, Department of Family and Children Services, 1997 - 2003
    • Speaker, 15th Annual Symposium, Georgia Council on Child Abuse in Atlanta, Georgia, 1999
    • Speaker, "What Business Entity is Right for Your Business", Hall County Chamber of Commerce, 2003


    • Received $700,000 settlement on behalf of client, L.W. LW was 26 years old when he was involved in a severe collision with a tractor-trailer. He was airlifted to Atlanta where he remained in ICU for a period of time. LW was very active and the accident changed is life forever. We worked with economists and other experts to show the impact both emotionally and financially on LW. The case settled at mediation prior to trial. We worked with medical providers to resolve medial liens to maximize the money received by LW.

    Educational Background:

    • Auburn University, Psychology Major, B.A. Degree, 1986
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    Office Location for John R. Coleman, Jr.

    1370 Thompson Bridge Road, Suite 300
    Gainesville, GA 30501

    Phone: 678-601-2495

    Fax: 770-534-1441

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