Professional Experience

Paul’s practice emphasizes real estate transactions and litigation, representing buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants, property owners, real estate brokers and firms, lenders, and title companies. He drafts and reviews residential and commercial purchase and sale agreements, leases, easements, covenants, title insurance and other transaction documents. He has handled real estate disputes involving purchase and sale agreements, earnest money, boundaries and adverse possession, partition actions, contractor disputes, and more. He has deep experience handling real estate brokerage licensing, compliance and disciplinary matters.

Paul also represents businesses in the formation and maintenance of corporations, LLCs and other entities, and advises business clients in contract negotiation and drafting, employment law, and other operational issues. Paul represents buyers and sellers in business stock and asset transactions, and serves as outside general counsel for business clients.

Paul previously worked eleven years in-house for the franchisor entity of Windermere Real Estate where his experience included:

  • Franchise disclosure documents
  • Franchise agreements
  • Vendor contracts
  • Employment law
  • Trademark registrations and enforcement
  • Formation and maintenance of business entities
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Consumer lending

Professional Affiliations

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • QLaw (LBGTQ Bar Association of Washington)


  • Pro Bono Service Commendation, 2020, Washington State Bar Association

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington State Bar
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Washington