GREGORY W. COLEMAN, ESQ. NAMED TO FLORIDA’S JUDICIAL QUALIFICATIONS COMMISSION
WEST PALM BEACH, FL – Effective January, 2017, Attorney Gregory W. Coleman has been named one of four attorneys in the State of Florida to serve on the Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC).
The JQC is a constitutionally created group charged with handling cases involving alleged misconduct by Florida State Judges or involuntary retirement of a Judge due to serious illness. The Code of Judicial Conduct applies to all sitting Judges. The proceedings before the JQC involve the discipline, retirement or removal of Justices of the Supreme Court, Judges of the District Court of Appeal, Circuit Courts and County Courts pursuant to Article V, Section 12 of the Constitution of the State of Florida.
A total of fifteen members (6 Judges, 4 lawyers and 5 lay-persons) make up the JQC and are divided into two panels, investigative and hearing. The Board of Governors of the Florida Bar choose four of the fifteen members, who are attorneys that are registered Florida voters. Coleman is one of the four that have been chosen.
Coleman is a partner at the law firm of Critton, Luttier & Coleman headquartered in downtown West Palm Beach, and Past-President of the Florida Bar. His practice area focuses on complex commercial litigation, employment litigation, professional malpractice, personal injury and wrongful death. With his experience spanning almost thirty years, Coleman has been awarded the Florida Bar President’s Award of Merit three times, profiled in the Best Lawyers in America, AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell, selected as a Top Lawyer by South Florida Legal Guide, Legal Elite by Florida Trend Magazine and most recently again, a Florida Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters.
“It is such an honor to be chosen by my peers to serve as part of this well-respected commission,” said Coleman, “Now more than ever, we need to ensure that each member of our judiciary of this wonderful branch of government honor and respect their ethical duties to the citizens of Florida.”
Critton, Luttier & Coleman have been representing clients in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County and South Florida for more than forty years. The firm’s areas of practice focus on complex litigation including commercial, insurance bad faith and employment, professional malpractice defense, personal injury, wrongful death and domestic cases, including family law and divorce. For more information visit http://www.lawclc.com
For more information on Florida’s Judicial Qualifications Commission, visit http://www.floridajqc.com/