Paul’s practice is limited to serious personal injury claims, and art law.
In his personal injury practice, he acts only on behalf of the injured, with an emphasis on brain injury claims, spinal injuries, death claims, and medical malpractice claims. He also has considerable experience in product liability cases, and has been involved with product liability claims involving the design and manufacture of automobiles (including roll over and roof crush cases), trucks, motorcycles, drive shafts, bicycles, bicycle forks, motorcycle forks, seatbelts (seatbelt failure), swimming platforms, and medical components, in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom.
Includes acting for buyers and sellers, dealers, collectors, artists, galleries, museums, and art institutions around the world.
He has been involved in the art business in a variety of capacities for over 30 years. He has been involved as a dealer and high quality art advisor for many years.
Paul has lectured on art including events hosted by the University of British Columbia, and the Kelowna Art Gallery.
He is a Director of the Kelowna Art Gallery, and is Chair of their Acquisitions Committee.
Paul has a long history of service to the community. His efforts have been recognized many times over the years including the following awards:
1998 Central Okanagan United Way – Local Hero Award
1999 Kelowna Chamber Of Commerce - Volunteer Award of Excellence
2000 Kelowna Chamber of Commerce - Excellence in Leadership Award
2000 Canadian Bar Association - Community Service Award
2001 Kelowna Minor Hockey Association - Volunteer of the Year Award
2002 Kelowna Capital News - Kelowna Newsmaker of the Year Award
2004 Kelowna Civic & Community Award for Memorial Cup - Anita Tozer Memorial Award
2004 Rotary International - Paul Harris Fellow Award
2008 Queens Counsel (Q.C.) Appointment
2009 UBC Okanagan Alumni Community Builder Award
2010 B.C. Community Achievement Award
2012 Kelowna Chamber of Commerce, Honorary Life Member
2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal