Bankruptcy and Consumer Protection Lawyer, Toby Coleman
My name is Toby Coleman.
For over 20 years I have successfully guided Mississippians through the court systems of this state. Although the majority of my work takes place in the Greater Jackson, Mississippi area, my work has taken me to courts across the entire state of Mississippi. During my nineteen years of practice, I have helped individuals from all walks of life. Through the years, I have witnessed, experienced and come to appreciate the many types of financial challenges that can come up, whether they are expected or a complete surprise.
My practice is currently focused on representing individuals who are at odds with debt collectors, banks and other creditors. I do not operate as not part of a large multi-state or national chain. I run a local office where I work directly with all of my clients. We accept a limited number of cases so that I can spend more time working for you rather than having a secretary or paralegal do most of the work. We do not use associates to attend hearings. I appear with you personally. This allows me to adopt a strategy unique to your individual circumstances rather than using a one size fits all approach.
My passion for bankruptcy law flows from the prospect of helping a client take their financial challenges head on. I get excited about the idea of helping each individual escape from the overwhelming burden of debt that they face. Helping other Mississippians is my work and passion.
I am a native of Jackson, Mississippi and have lived in Mississippi most of my life.
In 1998 I graduated cum laude from of the University of Mississippi School of Law. Before that, I trained as an accountant at Purdue University and practiced in that profession for several years before heading to law school. My accounting background has proved a valuable asset in handling financial matters in the courts of this state.
Awards and Memberships
Since 2015 Martindale-Hubbell® has awarded me with the AV® Preeminent rating, its highest ranking. According to Martindale-Hubbell®, “AV Preeminent® is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.” “The Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ are an objective indicator of a lawyer’s high ethical standards and professional ability, generated from evaluations of lawyers by other members of the bar and the judiciary in the United States . . .”
I am also a member of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys and the Mississippi Bankruptcy Conference.