Paul Knopf Bigger Partner David Paul with Chair of ACTL Florida State Committee Francis McDonald, Jr. and fellow ACTL Inductees from Florida, Celeste Higgins, Curtis Miner, and Douglas Duncan.
Orlando trial attorney David Paul has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, one of the premier legal associations in North America. The ceremony at which David Paul was inducted as a Fellow took place recently before an audience of 700 persons at the 2018 Spring Meeting of the College in Phoenix, Arizona. Mr. Paul was honored to be among the 95 new fellows inducted into this preeminent organization of trial lawyers in North America.
Founded in 1950, the College maintains and seeks to improve the standards of trial practice, professionalism, ethics, and the administration of justice through education and public statements on important issues affecting the legal profession. Fellowship in the College is granted by invitation only to trial lawyers with a minimum of fifteen years’ experience who have mastered the art of advocacy and whose professional career is marked by the highest standards of ethical conduct, professionalism, civility and collegiality. Membership in the College cannot exceed one percent of the total lawyer population of any state or province.
David Paul is a partner in the firm of Paul Knopf Bigger and is one of the only plaintiff’s lawyers in Central Florida to be certified by the Florida Bar, the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys (medical malpractice) and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He is a Past President of the American Board of Trial Advocates (Central Florida Chapter) and a Past President of the Central Florida Trial Lawyers Association. The newly inducted Fellow is an alumna of Stetson University College of Law.