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Janet K. colaneri, ll.m.


Ms. Colaneri has practiced exclusively in the field of insurance defense since her graduation from the University of Arkansas Law School in 1984. She comes from a legal heritage as the daughter of Judge Rockwell D. Colaneri of the District Court of New York.  A native New Yorker, she was born in Port Jefferson, a small harbor town on Long Island. 

In 2016, Ms. Colaneri earned her LL.M. (Master of Laws) in Trial Advocacy from Temple University Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Ms. Colaneri's area of expertise is litigation with emphasis in fraud-related matters, major property losses (homeowner and commercial policies), casualty losses, and first party claims including claims involving statutory and code violations.  An attorney who remains abreast of all  changes and developments in insurance law, Ms. Colaneri has acquired expertise in handling unique cases while litigating practically every term, condition and requirement of the Texas standard homeowners and auto liability policies. She enjoys a 90% win/loss ratio in her jury trial experience. Ms. Colaneri is Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in Personal Injury Trial Law and Civil Trial Law. She is a member of the Texas Bar Foundation, the Tarrant County Bar Foundation, College of the State Bar of Texas, and was recently inducted into the American Board of Trial Advocacy. She is a Martindale-Hubbell “AV” rated attorney and has been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by Thomson Reuters Service from 2003 to 2014. Ms. Colaneri is licensed to practice law in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.

Marcus C. Marsden, Jr.


Mr. Marsden has practiced is several different fields of law from contract negotiations; contract drafting, real estate negotiations, real estate purchase and closings, corporate contract and compliance work; business collections; commercial and business litigation, ERISA litigation, and Insurance Defense including DTPA litigation.  Mr. Marsden is also a court appointed mediator.  Mr. Marsden is a member of the State Bar of Texas and Tarrant County Bar association.  He is also admitted to the U.S. District Court of Texas – Northern and Western Districts as well. 




 Mr. Haman has practiced exclusively in the field of insurance defense since his graduation from the University of Texas School of Law in 1990. Mr. Haman’s area of expertise is litigation with emphasis in third party cases arising from motor vehicle accidents and slip and falls. An attorney who remains abreast of changes and development in personal injury and property damage laws and procedure, Mr. Haman has defended cases all over the state of Texas with a comprehensive knowledge of the trends and tendencies of juries and judges in every county. He enjoys a 90% win/loss ratio in his jury trial experience.  Mr. Haman is a member of the State Bar of Texas and the Tarrant County Bar Association.  


Additional Information

 Ms. Lewiecki  has been licensed to practice since 1998. Ms. Lewiecki received her Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Texas Christian University in 1989 and her law degree from Oklahoma City University School of Law in 1995. After graduating from law school Ms. Lewiecki began practicing as a staff counsel attorney for Allstate Insurance Company in Dallas, Texas. While at Allstate she was chosen Outstanding Staff Counsel Attorney for the state of Texas for the year 2002. In just over 4 years with Allstate Ms. Lewiecki took over 50 cases to trial with verdicts in excess of the plaintiff’s medical bills in less than 15% of those cases. Ms. Lewiecki has completed 40 hours of training as an attorney-mediator and is qualified to conduct court appointed mediations. 



Attorney Contact


Janet K. Colaneri

Marcus C. Marsden, Jr.

Douglas A. Haman

Paige Anders Lewiecki

Office Contact


Phone:  817-640-1588

Fax:       817-640-1680

Shelly Owen 

Paralegal to Douglas A. Haman and Paige Anders Lewiecki

Debra Wisnewski

Paralegal to Janet K. Colaneri and Marcus C. Marsden