Emily George, B.S., FL Registered Paralegal
Ms. George’s legal career started right after high school graduation when she provided summer clerical support to two attorneys, specializing in criminal law and family law. While pursuing her college education, Ms. George spent her years working various student assistant jobs, including positions with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Canal Zone College. After graduating with an Associate’s degree in Accounting from Canal Zone College, Ms. George went on to the University of Central Florida (UCF) to pursue her Bachelor’s degree. She worked as a student assistant in the Graphics Dept. at UCF and with the Office of the General Counsel for the Panama Canal Commission which specializes in maritime law.
Ms. George earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Legal Studies from the University of Central Florida in 1981, and thereafter was employed by Key West Handprint Fabrics and Florida National Bank of the Florida Keys in Key West, FL, as well as the securities law firm of Lamon, Elrod & Harkleroad in Atlanta, GA.
After a hiatus of living in Puerto Rico and raising her two children, Ms. George worked two years for the Pinellas County School Board assisting mainstreamed autistic children at Walsingham Elementary School in Largo, FL. While this work was rewarding, her true love was in the legal field. She was employed as an estate planning and probate paralegal with Linda Suzzanne Griffin, Esquire, Clearwater, FL from 1998-2003. Ms. George came to Coleman Law Firm in 2004 where she has continued specializing in estate planning and probate as a Florida Registered Paralegal as well as assisting in the areas of guardianship, general litigation, and securities fraud litigation. Ms. George is fluent in both English and Spanish.