Paul has practiced law for 44 years, all as a trial attorney. For most of his career he was with the litigation group within Rudman Winchell, now a 30+ attorney, full-service firm. The breath of the firm’s work resulted in Paul representing clients involved in many different areas, including professional malpractice, personal injury, breach of contract, boundary line, warranty, and many forms of employment litigation.
In addition to his work as trial counsel, Paul was elected President of the Maine State Bar Association. At the request of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court Paul has served on the Court’s Advisory Committees on the Rules of Evidence, the Rules of Professional Conduct, and the ad hoc Committee on Ethics which was charged with updating Maine’s Rules of Professional Conduct for Attorneys.
Paul has served as a Commissioner on the Bangor Maine Housing Authority. Since 2002 he has been one of three Maine representatives to the Uniform Law Commission.
Paul resides in Bangor. He has tried cases throughout Maine, appearing in all but 2 Maine’s Superior Courts. He has been on the faculty of many CLE programs, in areas such as evidence, discovery and ethics. He has been named a “Best Lawyer,” “Super Lawyer” and has been recognized by Chambers USA.