Our STORY

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About Our Law Firm

J. Michael Coleman, a Florida Bar Board Certified Business Litigation Attorney, arrived in Naples in 1986. William J. Hazzard, a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator and Qualified Arbitrator, arrived in Naples in 1994. In 1998, the two began practicing law together and focused their practices on Naples business litigation as well as probate and trust litigation. In 2001, Damian C. Taylor joined Coleman & Hazzard.  Damian came to Naples from Pensacola, Florida where he practiced labor and employment law. Coleman, Hazzard & Taylor, P.A. was then formed in January, 2005 with a focus on serving Naples, Florida and surrounding communities.

Sonia M. Diaz, returned home to Naples, Florida to join the firm as an associate after graduating from law school in 2002.  Sonia became a partner with the firm in 2013 and focuses her practice on Naples civil and business litigation.

Christyna M. Torrez, joined the firm as an associate after graduating from law school in 2007. Christyna became a partner with the firm in 2017 and focuses her practice on Naples civil and business litigation services.

Coleman, Hazzard, Taylor and Diaz, PA merged with the Naples family and marital law firm, Klaus Doupé, PA in January 2018.  Partners, Dale Klaus, a Marindale-Hubble AV Preeminent rated family law attorney, Reuben Doupé, a Board Certified Family and Marital Law Attorney, and Associate Sarah Martin, joined the firm, which is now Coleman, Hazzard, Taylor, Klaus, Doupé & Diaz, PA.