Coleman’s practice focuses on environmental, regulatory and Aboriginal law issues relating to natural resource development projects. He has worked on matters before Alberta’s Provincial Court, Court of Queen’s Bench and Court of Appeal.
Coleman also has experience with matters before the Alberta Energy Regulator, the Canada Energy Regulator, the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada and the Alberta Human Rights Commission.
Before joining Osler, Coleman completed his articles at the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench and worked at a regional law firm in Edmonton, Alberta. He received his J.D. from the University of Alberta, where he served on the Editorial Board of the Alberta Law Review and as an executive for the Environmental Law Students’ Association. He also volunteered with Student Legal Services’ Civil Division.
Prior to returning to school for his J.D., Coleman worked in forestry as a wildland firefighter and resource analyst. His varied work experience has informed his legal practice and contributed to his ability to find innovative solutions for his clients.