Paul Skeith

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Paul Skeith, the managing partner for Richards Rodriguez & Skeith, understands business. When he’s not representing mid-sized businesses as their outside general counsel, he’s running a growing business himself. Paul has served as managing partner for Richards Rodriguez & Skeith since he founded the firm with his partners in 2005. In his spare time, he attends a peer-advisory membership organization to better his business acumen.

Mr. Skeith’s practice in business and corporate law includes negotiating mergers and acquisitions, raising funds from investors, drafting and reviewing business contracts, structuring business entities, and business succession strategy. Paul works with busy CEOs and founders, which is why he often makes site visits to his clients’ places of business. Site visits allow Paul to gain a better understanding of his clients’ business environment and staff. He also finds that these visits offer him a chance to talk with the business’ leaders on a one-on-one basis.

Paul is dedicated to giving back to his community. In addition to his law practice, Paul is an ordained Episcopal Priest and serves as Pastor to the SoCo Episcopal Community, a start-up congregation in South Austin He also recently completed his service as the board chair for Capital Idea, a nonprofit committed to helping low income working families in Central Texas by empowering them with professional training and networking opportunities.

Paul earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, before moving to Austin to attend the University of Texas to seek a dual degree in Law and Public Affairs. As a law student, he was a staff member of the Texas Journal on Civil Liberties and Civil Rights. Paul was chosen after law school to serve as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas M. Reavley, Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. More recently, Paul went back to school and received a Diploma in Theology from the Iona School of Ministry.

Texas Bar Foundation.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Business Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate
  • Asset Protection
  • Capital Formation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
512-476-0005  Phone
512-476-1513  Fax
University Attended:
University of Texas, M.P.AFF., 1998
Law School Attended:
University of Texas, J.D., 1998
Year of First Admission:
1998, Texas
Austin Bar Association; State Bar of Texas.
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts American Express and Discover
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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5.0/5.0 (9 reviews)
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