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 since 1992. In 2016, Paul received the prestigious Kynes "In the Trenches" Award for excellence in criminal trial practice from the Hillsborough County Bar Association.
Law School University of Arizona, J.D., 1992; Order of the Barristers
College Northern Arizona University, B.S. 1989; Summa Cum Laude
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 once annually by the Hillsborough County Bar Association.