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At Law Office of Courtney M. Coates, our clients’ best interests in achieving their business objectives are paramount. The Coates firm provides a full range of services on transactions from discreet matters to the largest, most complex cases. Every client is unique. Our Primary objective is to provide solutions that maximize clients’ profitability and achieve their business objectives. At the Coates firm, we believe the best way to do this is to design a service plan tailored to the specific challenges each client faces. Utilizing these principles, we strive to provide the invaluable services tailored to the needs of each client.

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We believe the best way to serve you is to design a service plan tailored to the specific challenges you face. Discover more about how we utilize these principles and strive to provide the invaluable services tailored to the needs of each client.

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Do you have a need for legal representation? We can help you with what to do next, with knowledgeable counsel on all options and an extensive understanding of the law. Whether it’s to small litigation or a more complex matter, we’re sure we can help.

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Our Areas of Practice Include…


Our services include general corporate governance and transactional representation, including incorporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, sole proprietorships, development of standard contracts, asset and stock purchase agreements, franchise law, engine law, commercial litigation, and commercial leasing. We serve as general counsel to a host of corporate clients to fulfill fiduciary obligations and corporate compliance obligations.


When litigation is necessary, we have a proven track record representing clients in important and high-profile cases, including complex business, intellectual property, real estate, business, copyright, disability access (ADA), and employment matters. We are skilled inside and outside the courtroom, and combine tenacious trial skills with the ability to resolve disputes without litigation or publicity. We also bring to bear knowledge of transactional deals and..


Our trusted advisors are uniquely positioned to design and prepare well-drafted estate plans to account for all of your needs. We ensure that, in the event of incapacity or death, your legacy is established for future generations. Whether giving to your local church or providing for your children and grandchildren, we are here to serve you. The process begins with an initial meeting between you and one our attorneys to discuss the specifics of your plan. We will then provide design options and…


Our experience in entertainment and media cases crosses a wide range of matters in film, music, publishing and television, as well as artist management and agency issues. We have handled complex transactions and litigated cases for plaintiffs and defendants surrounding copyright, defamation, publicity rights and trademark matters, in addition to disputes involving allegations of breaches of contract and fiduciary duties.