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Coleman & Horowitt, LLP is a boutique firm which prides itself on the expertise and quality of its professional, administrative and support staff. Attorneys come from a variety of experiences and law schools. To obtain additional information about a particular attorney, please click on the name desired.

Coleman & Horowitt, LLP prides itself on the

EXPERTISE & QUALITY

of its professional and administrative staff

 

We judge our attorneys by their capabilities and achievements in the professional careers in addition to the particular schools they attended. A commitment to meeting the needs of clients and to those who cannot afford legal representation is also of great importance and is demonstrated by the firm’s commitment to pro bono activities (the firm was Pro Bono law firm of the year in Fresno County in 1997 and members of the firm have been awarded the President’s Pro Bono award from the State Bar of California). Attorneys come from a variety of experiences and law schools. To obtain additional information about a particular attorney, please click on the name desired below.

  • Partner

    William H.
    Coleman

    Mr. Coleman was admitted to practice in 1976. Prior to forming Coleman & Horowitt, LLP, he was a partner in the Fresno law firm, Lerrigo, Nibler, Berryman, Coleman & Bennett. He has represented ...
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  • Partner

    Michael P.
    Dowling

    Mr. Dowling was admitted to practice in 1995. Prior to joining Coleman & Horowitt, LLP, Michael was a sole practitioner for ten years with the Law Office of Michael P. Dowling and was formerly a part
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  • Partner

    Sherrie M.
    Flynn

    Sherrie M. Flynn joined Coleman & Horowitt, LLP in 2013. Prior to joining the firm, she was associated with the Fresno intellectual property boutique, The Law Offices of Andrew D. Fortney.
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  • Darryl J. Horowitt

    Managing Partner

    Darryl J.
    Horowitt

    Mr. Horowitt was admitted to practice in 1981. Prior to forming Coleman & Horowitt, LLP, he was a partner of the Fresno, California firm of Lerrigo, Nibler, Berryman, Coleman & Bennett. Prior to ...
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  • Senior Counsel

    Brady K.
    McGuinness

    Mr. McGuinness was admitted to practice law in 1994. Prior to joining Coleman & Horowitt, he was a partner at Betts, Rubin & McGuinness, a Fresno law firm specializing in business litigation and tran
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  • C. Fredrick Meine

    Partner

    C. Fredrick
    Meine III

    Fred Meine started with the firm in 2009. Prior to joining the firm he was associated with the Fresno firms Baker, Manock & Jensen and Emerson, Corey, Sorensen, Yohman & Church...
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  • Eliot S. Nahigian

    Partner

    Eliot S.
    Nahigian

    Mr. Nahigian, a member of the business and personal transactions department, has significant experience in business and personal transactions. He is certified by the State Bar of California as ...
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  • Sheryl D. Noel, C.P.A.

    Partner

    Sheryl D.
    Noel, C.P.A.

    Sheryl Noel joined Coleman & Horowitt in 1999. Prior to joining the firm she was an accountant with the national accounting firm of Deloitte & Touche, LLP and the Fresno accounting firm of Baker ...
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  • Gregory J. Norys

    Partner

    Gregory J.
    Norys

    Gregory J. Norys is a partner with the firm in the litigation department of the firm’s Fresno Office. He joined the firm in 2014 and was admitted to practice in 2005. Prior to joining the firm, ...
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  • Matthew R. Nutting

    Senior Counsel

    Matthew R.
    Nutting

    Matthew R. Nutting joined Coleman & Horowitt, LLP in 2009. Prior to joining the firm, he was a principal of the Fresno firm Nutting & Jorgensen, LLP and was associated with the Fresno firm McCormick,
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  • Paul M. Parvanian

    Partner

    Paul M.
    Parvanian

    Paul is a partner with Coleman & Horowitt, and a member of the firm's litigation and transactions practice groups. Paul primarily practices in the litigation department handling a wide variety of bus
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  • Jennifer T. Poochigian

    Partner

    Jennifer T.
    Poochigian

    Jennifer Poochigian came to Coleman & Horowitt, LLP in 2003. She has successfully represented clients in a wide variety of litigation matters including complex commercial, real estate, banking and con
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  • Russell W. Reynolds

    Partner

    Russell W.
    Reynolds

    Prior to joining the firm, Russ was a principal in the Law Offices of Russell W. Reynolds in Fresno and served as vice president and counsel at ValliWide Bank and ValliCorp Holdings, Inc.
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  • Daniel L. Rudnick

    Senior Counsel

    Daniel L.
    Rudnick

    Daniel L. Rudnick is a senior counsel with the firm. He was admitted to practice in 1983. He is a graduate of California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo and received his law degree from ...
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  • Partner

    Judith M.
    Sasaki

    Judith M. Sasaki joined Coleman & Horowitt, LLP in 2011. Prior to joining the firm, she was the managing partner of the Los Angeles firm, Simke, Chodos & Sasaki for eight years. She was also previ....
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  • Gary S. Shuster

    Senior Counsel

    Gary S.
    Shuster

    Gary is an inventor and technology lawyer. He joined Coleman & Horowitt, LLP in 2013. Prior to joining the firm, he was associated with the national firm Dewey Ballantine, LLP and, before that,...
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  • Lee N. Smith

    Senior Counsel

    Lee N.
    Smith

    Mr. Smith was admitted to practice in 1988. Prior to joining Coleman & Horowitt, LLP, Lee was formerly a partner with the Fresno firm Perkins, Mann & Everett Incorporated, and Stoel Rives LLC in ...
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  • Craig A. Tristao

    Partner

    Craig A.
    Tristao

    Mr. Tristao was admitted to practice in 2008. Prior to joining Coleman & Horowitt, LLP, Craig was formerly an associate with the Fresno firm Perkins, Mann & Everett Incorporated. Craig is an ...
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  • David J. Weiland

    Partner

    David J.
    Weiland

    David J. Weiland is a partner in the firm and is the head of the firm’s litigation department. David joined the firm in 2014 and was admitted to practice in 1992. He is a graduate of California ....
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  • Lawrence E. Westerlund

    Senior Counsel

    Lawrence E.
    Westerlund

    Larry joined Coleman & Horowitt, LLP in 2013. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a two-term councilman for the City of Fresno, where he served as the Council President in 2010, twice as........
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  • Keith M. White

    Partner

    Keith M.
    White

    Keith M. White joined Coleman & Horowitt, LLP in 2012. Prior to joining the firm, he was a shareholder in the Fresno firm Dowling, Aaron & Keeler (now Dowling Aaron Incorporated). He was also former
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  • Laurence Y. Wong

    Partner

    Laurence Y.
    Wong

    Prior to joining Coleman & Horowitt, LLP in 2006, Mr. Wong practiced law with the Century City firm of Gittler & Bradford and the firm of Hemer, Barkus & Clark, where he was managing attorney of their
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