Paul lives in Sarasota County, Florida, and has been a member of the Florida and Maryland Bars for over 27 years, having worked in both private practice and government service. He graduated from the University of Florida (B.S.), and the College of William & Mary (J.D.) He is a former law clerk to the Chief Judge of Maryland, and is licensed to practice before all Florida and Maryland Courts, the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals (11th Circuit), and the U.S. District Courts of Florida (Northern and Middle Districts).
Paul is also a Master of the Bench in the American Inns of Court, Judge John M. Scheb Inn of Court in Sarasota. In this role he works with local attorneys and judges who are devoted to promoting excellence in legal advocacy, professionalism and the highest standards of ethics in the legal system.