At Auburn University, Mr. Paul was a Captain and Match Secretary for the Auburn University Rugby Football Club and finished his career at Auburn as a member of the honorary fraternity, Phi Kappa Phi. While at Florida State, Mr. Paul was member of the honorary legal fraternity Phi Delta Phi and worked as a misdemeanor prosecutor for the Leon County State Attorney’s office. He joined Peterson & Myers in 1996 and practiced in the Lake Wales office for eight years. In 2004, he moved to Peterson & Myers’ Lakeland office.


Mr. Paul received his bachelor’s degree from Auburn University, Magna Cum Laude in 1993 and was a member of the honorary fraternity, Phi Kappa Phi. He received his Juris Doctorate from Florida State University, College of Law, Magna Cum Laude in 1996.

Admissions and Associations

Mr. Paul is currently a member of the Florida Bar, the American Bar Association, the Polk County Trial Lawyers Association and the Florida Justice Association. He is licensed to practice before all Florida Courts, the Federal District Courts for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. In Lake Wales, Mr. Paul was a member of the Board of Directors for the Lake Wales Family YMCA from 1997 through 2001, and served as its President in 2000. He has served on the Board of Trustees of All Saints Academy since 2004 and served as the Chairman of the Board from 2010 through 2014. Currently, Mr. Paul is a member of the Florida Polytechnic University Foundation Board which is responsible for building assets to support Florida Polytechnic University. When he is not in the office, Mr. Paul enjoys tennis, spending time with his wife and three boys and Auburn football.