Lindsey A. Coley

Lindsey A. Coley has lived in the Smith Mountain Lake community for over 40 years.  She was a partner with a large firm in Roanoke before opening her own law practice at Smith Mountain Lake.  In 2017, Lindsey was named to Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s “Up & Coming Lawyer” list, a distinction awarded to only fifteen attorneys across the Commonwealth of Virginia.  In 2018, she was  voted “Young Lawyer of the Year” by her fellow members of the Roanoke Bar Association.  Lindsey has also been recognized as a Virginia Rising Star for the past ten years (2011-2021) by Virginia Super Lawyers.

Lindsey’s practice focuses on Wills, Trusts & Probate, and she also serves as outside general counsel to local small businesses.  She regularly prepares Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Advance Medical Directives for clients and represents executors, administrators and trustees regarding the administration of trust and estates.  

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Mariah Moles

Mariah has lived in the Smith Mountain Lake Community for 27 years. She obtained her Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies from Virginia Western Community College in 2018 and has worked in the legal field for four years. She currently lives in the Smith Mountain Lake area with her husband and their two dogs. Mariah currently assists Lindsey with estate planning and corporate matters as well as handling firm administrative duties.

Contact info: mariah@coleylaw.legal

Haley Wright

Haley is a native of Central Virginia where she currently resides with her husband and son. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Paralegal Studies from Liberty University as well as the Advanced Certified Paralegal (ACP) certification from the National Association of Legal Assistants. She began her legal career in 2017 and came to Coley Law Firm with a background in civil and criminal litigation. Haley currently assists Lindsey with estate planning, estate administration, and probate matters.

Contact info: haley@coleylaw.legal

Micheal Cooper
Legal Assistant

Micheal was raised in Franklin County. She currently lives in the Smith Mountain Lake area with her husband and two daughters.  She worked for the United States Postal Service locally for over 10 years, assisting our community with a smile and familiar face. She has a background in administrative, clerical and customer service duties.   She currently assists Lindsey with estate planning and corporate matters. Her passion is her family, community and helping others.

Contact info: mcooper@coleylaw.legal

Linda Waters
Legal Assistant

Linda is originally from Indiana but has enjoyed living in Virginia for many years. She has 3 grown children and 9 grandchildren that are a wonderful part of her life. Linda worked as a Physical Therapist for over 25 years and thoroughly enjoyed helping patients return to quality lives following injuries or illnesses. Linda currently works part-time for Lindsey, who happens to be her daughter, doing clerical work. She enjoys meeting the clients and feeling part of a staff of people who truly do care for their clients and do the best they can to serve them while making the clients as comfortable as

Contact info: linda@coleylaw.legal