Certified as an Expert in Criminal Trial Law by the Florida Bar
Over 75 jury trials to verdict
Federal and State practitioner
Paul is a homegrown Tampa product graduating from Chamberlain High School in 1985 -- and making Tampa his home since 1968. He is Board Certified as an Expert in Criminal Trial Law and has been practicing in State and Federal Courts throughout Florida and nationally since 1992. In 2016, the Hillsborough County Bar Association awarded Paul its Kynes "In the Trenches" Award for excellence in criminal trial practice.
Law School University of Arizona, Juris Doctor, 1992; The Order of Barristers
College Northern Arizona University, Bachelor of Science, 1989; Summa Cum Laude
Biography Admitted to The Florida Bar, Middle District of Florida, Northern District of Florida, Eastern District of Tennessee, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Board Certified by the Florida Bar as an Expert in Criminal Trial Law. Listed in "Florida Super Lawyers" 2006-present. Listed in "Florida's Best Lawyers" for white collar criminal defense. Listed in Florida Trend's Legal Elite for Criminal Law. Assistant State Attorney and Deputy Division Chief in Hillsborough County, 1992-1998. Recipient, highest rating of "AV" by Martindale-Hubbell. Recipient, James H. Kynes Memorial "In the Trenches" Award for excellence in Criminal Trial Practice, 2016 given annually by the Hillsborough County Bar Association. Named 2022 "Lawyer of the Year" in Criminal Defense in Tampa and highlighted in The Best Lawyers in America for Criminal Defense General Practice and White-Collar.