James H. Coleman, Jr. is Of Counsel to Porzio, Bromberg & Newman, P.C. He joined Porzio, Bromberg & Newman following a long judicial career. He focuses his practice on advising attorneys and clients on appellate strategy and on acting as a mediator or arbitrator of complex, private and public disputes.
Based on the more than 2,000 opinions authored by Justice Coleman, the media has concluded that "despite his historic roles, he has no agenda but to dispense justice evenly . . . That he has been a justice for all seasons . . . heavy on substance, light on flash." His legacy also has been described as "The Great Leveler."
Virginia State University, B.A., cum laude, 1956
Howard University School of Law, J.D., 1959
Virginia State University, Honorary Doctor of Laws, 1995
Widener University, Honorary Doctor of Laws, 1995
Essex County College, Honorary Doctor of Laws, 2000
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