Paul is a native of North Bay.

He attended the University of Western Ontario and completed his legal education at Queen's University, class of 1984.

He then returned to North Bay to article at the firm of Wallace & Carr. After being called to the bar in 1986, he practiced for two years in Peterborough, Ontario. Eventually, he returned to his home town to join Wallace & Carr in 1989.

Paul pursues a general litigation practice, involving Criminal and Civil Litigation including Personal Injury matters, Contracts, Commercial Law, and Matrimonial.

Paul maintains a general practice, including the following areas of law: