Kendall Coffey is a Co-founder and Partner at Coffey Burlington specializing in Commercial & Complex Business Litigation, White Collar Criminal Defense, and Family Law.
For more than 35 years, Coffey Burlington’s lawyers have dedicated themselves to advocating for a diverse multitude of clients in state and federal courts throughout Florida and the United States.


The American public has come to realize that the spin factor is a prime ingredient in political tactics and marketing campaigns, many are unaware of the strategies (…)
for shaping public opinion when it comes to major courtroom battles. This behind-the-scenes analysis of media strategies presents intriguing insights into what they do not teach in law schools.


Kendall Coffey lends his expertise and years of trial experience to analyze a wide array of topical issues on behalf of print, broadcast, and digital media.
From court procedure, legal strategy, due process, to applications of the law; his insider perspective and straightforward, professional presence allows even the layman to understand complicated legal issues.

About The author

Kendall Coffey graduated with honors from the University of Florida law school in 1978 while he clerked for the Honorable Lewis R. Morgan, at the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. Upon graduation, Mr. Coffey joined the firm Greenberg, Traurig from 1978 until 1988 where he led the firm’s banking litigation division.

In 1988, with fellow attorneys, Coffey was a founding partner in Coffey, Aragon, Martin & Burlington. During this time, he served as Dade County Bar Association President from 1990 through 1991, where he has been an active member since 1985. Advocating for legal professionals to provide pro-bono work for the poor and refuge to the homeless.

Author of "Spinning the Law"

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