Paul James Nolan

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Biography

Paul Nolan is a litigation attorney with 20 years of experience in all facets of litigation. He is the managing partner of the Rancho Cucamonga office of WSHB. His practice involves a range of complex litigation, with specialization in the areas of construction, general liability, premises liability, transportation, and business litigation. Paul’s experience in these various areas of the law have allowed him to develop practical solutions and recommendations for clients in all litigation forums, including litigation prevention and risk management. An experienced trial lawyer, Paul is also adept in all aspects of dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration, and is widely recognized by national and global developers and contractors, including Fortune 500 companies, for his results.

Awards & Accomplishments

AV Preeminent Lawyer by Martindale-Hubbell

Events, Seminars & Presentations

Occupational Exposures: Risk Management Strategies to Avoid the Toxic Tort Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc., March 2008.

Recent Trends and Market Influence on Homebuilder Exposure National Association of Homebuilders Annual Conference, September 2008.

Hot Topics in Construction Defect Litigation Construction Defect Continuing Education Seminar - San Diego, October 2009.

An Update on SB800: The Beginning of the End or the End of the Beginning? Construction Defect Continuing Education Seminar - San Diego, October 2010.

Arbitration, What Is It Good For? San Diego County Bar Association, Continuing Legal Education Seminar - San Diego, April 2011

More Hot Topics in Construction Defect Litigation Construction Defect Continuing Education Seminar - San Diego, September 2011

Nuts and Bolts of Construction Defect Litigation Continuing Education Seminar - Irvine, February 2012

CEO Summit - “From Managing to Leading” University of La Verne College of Business & Public Management Advisory Board, March 2015

Trial & Appellate Results

Reported Case: INCO Development Corp. v. Superior Court, 131 Cal.App.4th 1014.

Areas of Practice (10)

  • Employment
  • Appellate
  • Commercial and Business Litigation
  • Construction
  • Consumer Finance Litigation
  • General Liability and Casualty
  • Hospitality
  • Legionnaires'/Infectious Disease
  • Toxic Tort and Occupational Exposure
  • Transportation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(909) 919-3169  Phone
www.wshblaw.com
University Attended:
University of Redlands, B.A., 1994
Law School Attended:
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., 1997
Year of First Admission:
1997
Admission:
1997, California
Memberships:

Memberships

Building Industry Association of Southern California

ISLN:
913158942

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (17 reviews)
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A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.9/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.9/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 09/03/15 in Litigation

    He's a top notch attorney. One of the best.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Principal on 08/29/15 in Construction Law

    Outstanding lawyer in all respects. Has the respect of lawyers on all sides and the bench as well.

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Rancho Cucamonga, California

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