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Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Defective and Dangerous Products, Wrongful Death

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1970

  1. Medical Malpractice: 80%
    41 years, 1 thousand cases
  2. Wrongful Death: 10%
    41 years, 125 cases
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 10%
    41 years, 125 cases

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Fees:

Contingent (33-45%)

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Cash, Check

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Contact Info

Paulson & Nace, PLLC

1615 New Hampshire Ave NW
Washington, DC, 200092520

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WVAuthorized to practice law199708/29/2015
DCActive 197205/24/2015
MDActive197007/14/2015
PASuspended197108/03/2015

Professional Misconduct

This lawyer was disciplined by a state licensing authority.

  1. Reciprocal - Suspension
    issued in DC, 2014

    updated

    This means that the attorney's misconduct in another state, or jurisdiction, also violated the rules for practicing law in District of Columbia Bar.

  2. Reciprocal - Suspension
    issued in PA, 2014

    updated

    This means that the attorney's misconduct in another state, or jurisdiction, also violated the rules for practicing law in Pennsylvania.

  3. Reciprocal - Suspension
    issued in MD, 2013

    updated

    This means that the attorney's misconduct in another state, or jurisdiction, also violated the rules for practicing law in Maryland.

  4. Suspension
    issued in WV, 2013

    updated

    This means the attorney lost his or her license to practice law for a period of time. The attorney typically returns to practicing law when the suspension expires.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Finalist, Trial Lawyer of the YearTrial Lawyers for Public Justice1995
Outstanding Achievement AwardTrial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington1994
Finalist, Trial Lawyer of the YearTrial Lawyers for Public Justice1988
Special Recognition AwardTrial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington1988
Finalist, Trial Lawyer of the YearTrial Lawyers for Public Justice1986
Finalist, Trial Lawyer of the YearTrial Lawyers for Public Justice1984
Attorney of the YearTrial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington1976

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Board of Trial AdvocacyPresident2007 - 2009
American Law InstituteN/A1994 - Present
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaPresident1993 - 1994
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaVice President1992 - 1993
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaTreasurer1990 - 1992
Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.President1986 - 1987
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaBoard of Governors1978 - 1988
Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.President1977 - 1978

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc.Supreme Court Ruling in Favor of the Plaintiff

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Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of LawN/ALL.D.1994
Dickinson CollegeChemistryBS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Pennsylvania State University, Dickinson School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Dickinson School of Law Commencement AddressThe Legal Profession1994