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Joseph Coleman

Joseph Coleman

Attorney Specializing in Immigration, Property and Business Formation Law

Washington
District of Columbia
Licensed in
MD, DC
University of
District of Columbia, David A. Clarke
School of Law
5.0 5
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
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out of 2 reviews
About
I am a private practitioner who specializes in:

- Immigration Law, including:
cancellation of removal hearings
filing of petitions for visa applications
- Real Property Law, including:
resolution of title issues
drafting and filing of deeds
- Business Formation Law, including:
development of housing cooperatives, small businesses, and 501(c)(3)s.
5
Years
experience

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

""My mother was sick and he helped draft and file a life estate for my family, making sure we wouldn't have any future probate issues regarding our family home.""

Deed Filing
Posted on Oct 30, 2017
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

""My family obtained property through probate, and Joseph assisted in several related matters, including disputing a creditor claim, filing a new deed, getting the property out of vacancy designation, and handing a property damage suit. He was worked very diligently to resolve this matters in a timely fashion while constantly communicating with my family and I regarding these matters.""

Property Issues
Posted on Oct 30, 2017

Work History

The Coleman Firm

Owner/Attorney

Mar 2014 - Present

 Advising clients in a number of legal fields including Immigration and Business Formation.
 Assisting clients in the drafting and filing of various legal documents.
 Representing clients in various matters required arbitration and/or litigation.

Mar 2014 - Present

McCabe, Weisberg & Conway

Title Attorney

Oct 2012 - Mar 2014

 Examined title search results to ensure clear property title before foreclosure commenced.
 Coordinated with title insurers to obtain indemnity, mortgage releases, and subordination agreements to resolve potential title issues.
 Represented firm in status conference hearings to notify court of foreclosure progress.
 Maintained and various client systems including LPS, Vendorscape, and Real Re

Oct 2012 - Mar 2014

Family Crisis Center of Prince George's County

Legal Intern

Feb 2012 - May 2012

 Interviewed clients and evaluated implications regarding immigration status, particularly pertaining to the Violence Against Women’s Act.
 Researched immigration statutes applicable to investigated facts and produced transfer memorandum to referring attorney.

Feb 2012 - May 2012

UDC David A. Clarke Immigration Legal Clinic

Student Advocate

Aug 2011 - Dec 2011

 Represented detained client before Executive Office of Immigration Review; conducted factual investigations, including document and witness review and produced various motions.
 Presented oral arguments for lack of removability and cancellation of removal before Immigration Court.
 Successfully obtained cancellation of removal process for client.

Aug 2011 - Dec 2011

UDC David A. Clarke Community Development Clinic

Student Advocate

Jan 2011 - May 2011

 Represented Tenants’ Associations and housing cooperative in converstion under the Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act.
 Reviewed and amended associations’ Bylaws, Operating Agreements, and Loan Agreements.
 Advised tenants on various contract, lease, and tax matters involving management companies, housing department and lenders.

Jan 2011 - May 2011

Federal Communications Commission

Legal Intern

Aug 2010 - May 2011

 Produced legal opinions for arbitrations between private radio licensees and national service providers.
 Participated in Public Safety and Homeland Safety Breau committee discussing progress in national radio frequency rebanding project.
Responded to private radio licensees’ cost waiver resquests regarding grants for cost waivers for their services.

Aug 2010 - May 2011

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