The Law Office of Sonia D. Coleman, P.C.

Principal & Founder Sonia D. Coleman, Attorney at Law

Protecting your interests is our top priority.

The Law Office of Sonia D. Coleman, a professional corporation, provides cost effective, quality legal services to individuals to assist with the preservation of wealth and advises business clients on business solutions to legal problems. We are committed to helping clients meet their goals and dedicated to providing clients with advice on how to protect their assets.

About Our Firm: Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Probate

The Law Office of Sonia D. Coleman, P.C. counsels individuals in the areas of estate planning and estate administration. If you are in need of an attorney to represent you in a Probate matter or to help you plan your estate and you want to ensure that your legal rights are protected, contact us today for a consultation to initiate the process of preserving your wealth.

We also represent businesses in the areas of preventive corporate law, risk management, business formation, drafting effective employee handbooks, employment matters, negotiation and drafting of corporate contracts.

Our mission is to provide high quality, professional legal services by communicating with clients, defining goals and achieving them. The mission is achieved by collaborating with clients as business partners and keeping the client informed about the strategy and status of their cases. Every client expects legal counsel to be reliable, responsive and deliver results which are timely and effective.

Every client will be treated with respect, dignity, integrity and professionalism. If you need an attorney to assist you with your business or estate planning goals, contact the Law Office of Sonia D. Coleman, P.C. today.

Sonia D. Coleman, Attorney at Law

Sonia D. Coleman is an award-winning attorney, speaker, instructor, presenter and the Principal and Founder of the Law Office of Sonia D. Coleman, P.C. With over a decade of experience, Ms. Coleman has an innate ability to develop and build relationships with individuals at all levels and reach a consensus. Prior to the formation of her own firm, Ms. Coleman acquired extensive experience in major corporations. Her clients benefit from her calm and creative approach to solving problems. She has spearheaded many projects and contributed to the efficiency of corporate processes and compliance procedures, including the redesign of corporate contracts/templates and guidebooks.

Ms. Coleman has successfully resolved thousands of claims and litigated matters, including health insurance, breach of contract, commercial property and casualty, commercial automobile liability, premises liability, general liability, personal injury, harassment, discrimination, wrongful discharge, ADA, fair employment practices, wage and hour issues, directors and officers, medical malpractice and real estate errors and omissions. She has advised and counseled senior level executives on preventive corporate strategies.

Ms. Coleman has managed a myriad of domestic and international issues and disputes in the United States Paris, France and the United Kingdom, including marketing, advertising, consumer markets, corporate real estate, and security. A persistent litigator, she has successfully argued and drafted dispositive motions before the Circuit Court of Cook County and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, including a published decision. Her corporate experience allows her to combine legal strategy with strong business acumen.

Ms. Coleman has a strong commitment to the community, demonstrated by her history of community service and aid to the underserved. As a law school student, she drafted and successfully argued a prisoner's civil rights case before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. She also represented clients the Loyola University Community Law Center. Since law school, she has spearheaded and chaired committees for professional organizations such as the Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago and the Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO). To that end, she has served as a member of the Board of Directors for several non-profit entities. Currently, she serves as a Faculty Advisor The John Marshall Law School’s Business Enterprise Law Clinic.

Ms. Coleman has received many honors and accolades as a result of her contributions to diversity and the professional development of others in the legal profession, such as Health Care Service Corporation's President's Diversity Award and the Black Women Lawyers' Association of Greater Chicago's President's Award.

Ms. Coleman has been featured in publications which further highlight her professional, community and civic contributions, such as the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and Cleo Edge Magazine. She has presented at professional organizations, academic institutions and associations. Currently, she serves as an Adjunct Professor at Dominican University. There, she designed and facilitated the pioneer Contracts Course for the Legal Studies Program and taught Strategic Corporate Communications to prospective Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science students.

Ms. Coleman has also served as a Writer in Residence for Ms. JD, where she interviewed female attorneys about how to be successful in the legal profession.

Ms. Coleman earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Howard University and her Juris Doctor from Loyola University of Chicago. She is currently a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and has been a member of the American Bar Association and the South Suburban Bar Association. She was selected to be a Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow in 2010.

We are proud to have received Chicago's Minority and Women-Owned Business (M/WBE) Certification, as well as the
Veteran's Administration Accreditation through the U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs.

Practice Areas

The goal of the Law Office of Sonia D. Coleman is to diligently protect and serve clients on a variety of legal matters.

Estate Planning

An estate plan can consist of a will, trust, and powers of attorney. We will design an estate plan which is aligned with your goals.

Estate Administration

We counsel clients on estate administration, which is the administration of an estate upon one's death, including the transfer of assets. We represent clients in probate court.

Commercial & Corporate Matters

We'll work with you regarding business formation, drafting of corporate documents or employee handbooks, and counseling on risk management or employment issues.

Employment Law

We advise corporations and individuals on a variety of employment issues, including severance agreements, employment agreements, employment discrimination and more.


Sonia D. Coleman is a dynamic and engaging speaker who has presented before a variety of audiences, including academic institutions, professional associations and corporations.

Presented at St. Xavier University
Presented at Republic Bank
Presented at Orland Park Chamber of Commerce
Presented at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Presented at DuPage County Bar Association
Presented at Markham Public Library
Presented at Morraine Valley Community College
Presented at Chicagoland Speakers Network
Presented at Chicago Bar Association
Presented at South Holland Business Association
Presented at Aglow International
Presented at Tinley Park Public Library
Presented at Orland Park Public Library

If you're interested in scheduling Ms. Coleman for a speaking engagement, please complete our contact form with proposed date, topic and contact details.

Podcast / Media

The Law Office of Sonia D. Coleman is proud to take part in many local organizations, activities
and events throughout Illinois. Take a look at what we've been up to lately!


Official Podcast of the Law Office of Sonia D. Coleman, P.C.

Attorney Sonia D. Coleman provides valuable advice about the many law-related issues people face in their daily lives. Sonia interviews esteemed subject matter experts to offer helpful tips to think about when confronted with tough issues, whether you're starting a business, doing estate planning, caring for your elderly parent, and much more. Subscribe now!

Featured Media

Sonia Coleman Featured by Illinois State Bar Association

Ms. Coleman's article entitled "When the Caregiver Needs Care" was the featured story in the ISBA January 2021 newsletter.

Interview with Sonia Coleman

Ms. Coleman had the pleasure of being interviewed by Patty Ridings of the Patty Ridings Show in March 2018.

Sonia Coleman on Tinley Park Television

Ms. Coleman had the pleasure of being interviewed by Maureen Cipolla of the Tinley Park Chamber of Commerce for the show "Tinley Chamber Spotlight", which aired in September 2017.

Southland Vibe Magazine

Ms. Coleman was featured in the December 2017/January 2018 "Movers & Shakers" issue of Southland Vibe Magazine.

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