Jason A. Paul
Jason Paul has always had a passion for the search for truth and justice. As early as high school, Mr. Paul was drawn to advocacy, and was recognized as an elite national debater at Pine Crest Prepatory School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Mr. Paul went on to co-found the Speech and Debate program at Lafayette College, in Easton, Pennsylvania. During his studies, he was one of a handful of students nominated as a McKelvy Scholar. The group, who would regularly discuss social and political issues and publish an annual journal, was features on CBS morning news.
After his graduation, Mr. Paul went on to attend the University of Miami School of Law. Since his graduation, he has focused his practice on the representation of injured clients, as well as the families of the victims of wrongful death. A partner and shareholder of Paul & Perkins, P.A., Mr. Paul largely concentrates his practice in nursing home abuse and neglect. In addition, he practices in the areas of insurance disputes, construction litigation, bad faith litigation, and general personal injury.
Recently, Mr. Paul achieved one of the largest verdicts in Orange County when a jury returned a verdict of $15 million for the wrongful death of a young woman. Mr. Paul had also obtained numerous multi-million dollar settlements in the areas of premises liability, and nursing home and group home neglect.
While a significant amount of Jason’s professional time is devoted to fighting for the rights of the elderly, Jason dedicates substantial time and energy every week volunteering as a guardian ad litem for abused children. In addition to intellectual pursuits, Jason enjoys basketball, fishing, and most of all, spending time with his wife and two children.
[Super Lawyers Rising Star 2012/2013]