Paul was called to the bar in 2012 after obtaining his JD from the University of Saskatchewan in 2011. He is a courtroom lawyer who deals with personal injury matters, family law, and criminal defence, as well as preparing wills, and property transactions. Paul joined the legal profession after a 20-year, award-winning career in the media, most recently as the managing editor of the Penticton Herald. As a result, his studies in law school included taking a keen interest in copyright and trademark law, as well as defamation and free speech. His other areas of academic interest in law school included environmental law and elder law. Paul has lived in the South Okanagan since 2003, is a founding member of Many Hats Theatre Co-op, past-President of the Penticton Rotary Club, and has been keenly involved in local politics. Paul sits on the board of directors of Pathways Addictions Resource Society and is a sponsor of The Foundry Youth Centre. Paul has three children and three grandchildren, and spends his winter weekends skiing, and summer weekends cycling and enjoying the Okanagan sunshine. In 2015 he participated in his first Challenge race and Axel Merckx Granfondo, and in 2017 represented Canada in the ITU Multisport Duathlon World Cup.
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Bank of Nova Scotia v. Titanich, 2014 BCSC 1129 (CanLII)
R. v. Khafizov, 2019 BCSC 1088