Paul concentrates his practice in the areas of employment law, civil rights and municipal liability, construction defect and premises liability, products and general liability matters. He not only represents municipal/public entity defendants, but also private educational institutions and universities concerning police practices and security issues. Paul has defended hundreds of litigated matters involving municipal and public entity defendants including employment-related matters, civil rights/constitutional law, and claims under the Pennsylvania Tort Claims Act. As well, he represents and defends clients in all stages of employment proceedings including matters pending before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, and, thereafter, within state trial courts and federal district courts.
In 1990 Paul graduated from Kutztown University where he attained a Bachelor of Science degree from the college of business. Following college he attended Widener University School of Law in Delaware, from which he graduated cum laude with a juris doctor in 1993.
While attending law school, Paul began his legal career with Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin as a law clerk in the firm's Norristown, Pennsylvania, office. While holding that position, he worked for John R. Warner, Esq., assisting him with his defense of medical malpractice cases, and Joseph J. Santarone, Esq., who concentrated his practice on municipal liability cases. Following graduation, Paul continued with the firm as an associate, and in 1994 he returned to his native area - the Lehigh Valley.
•Technically Deficient Return of Service Does Not Void Service Itself, Pennsylvania Law Weekly, Vol. XXI, No. 8, 1998
•Surface Waters: A 'Common Enemy' to Both Property Owners and Pedestrians, Pittsburgh Legal Journal, Vol. 123, No. 43, 1999
Year Joined Organization: 1991