About Tony Coleman OKC Criminal Defense Lawyer
Mr. Coleman worked for the leadership of the Oklahoma Senate before entering private practice, was the First African-American in state history to serve at this capacity, and First to serve three President Pro Tempores of the Oklahoma Senate within seven years. Mr. Coleman resigned from the State Senate in 2007 and became Co-Founder and owner of the law firm of Goza, Washington & Coleman. In 2012 Mr. Coleman founded the Coleman Law Firm, PLLC.
Mr. Coleman holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Oklahoma, as well as, a Juris Doctorate from Oklahoma City University. Mr. Coleman is the first and only African American in Oklahoma history to become a member of the prestigious National College for DUI Defense and is trained in DUI/DWI detection, the Administration of the Standardized Field Sobriety Test, the Intoxilyzer 3000, 5000 and 8,000 and Gas Chromatography. In June 2015, Mr. Coleman became the first African American in Oklahoma to receive the Clarence Darrow Award.
Admitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Was rated by the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys as one of the 10 Best in Oklahoma 2015.
Mr. Coleman is also a member of The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers in 2014 and 2015, The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The American Bar Association, The National College of DUI Defense, The Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, The Oklahoma Bar Association, The Oklahoma County Bar Association, The Oklahoma County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, The Canadian County Bar Association, The Cleveland County Bar Association and is licensed to practice in the United States District Court in the Western District of Oklahoma.