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Paul A Englander

About me

Born in New York City, educated at the Bronx High School of Science,  the University of Arizona, and University of Arizona Law School, admitted to practice in Iowa and Arizona


Paul Englander is committed to representing clients who have been injured or lost a loved one as a result of someone else’s negligence or misconduct. Paul has over thirty years of experience as a trial attorney. He has been a State Bar of Arizona Certified Specialist in Personal Injury & Wrongful Death since 1991. Only one percent of Arizona attorneys are certified as personal injury specialist by the State Bar of Arizona. Paul is a certified member of the Million Dollar Advocate Forum.  Paul was born in New York City and graduated from the University of Arizona in 1976, and the University Of Arizona College of Law in 1979. Paul received a Reginald Heber Smith Fellowship and worked as an attorney for Iowa Legal Services and Southern Arizona Legal Aid. Since 1983, Paul has dedicated his practice to representing personal injury victims. Paul is a sustaining member of the Arizona Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice, and the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) Damages that victims may suffer include medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering and serious physical and emotional injuries. An experienced personal injury attorney can make a significant difference when representing an injured victim, so that the wrongdoer is held accountable for his conduct, and so that fair and just compensation for the losses and expenses is paid. When the death of a loved one occurs due to someone else’s negligence or wrongful conduct an experienced personal injury attorney will work to hold the wrongdoer accountable, to pay for the financial and emotional losses of the surviving spouse, parents and children. Paul has also been recognized by Southwest Super Lawyers, and Arizona's Finest Lawyers, and Best Lawyers in America, he is committed to providing personal service and fighting hard for his clients. There are no attorney’s fees unless a settlement is obtained. Home and hospital visits are available. If you or a loved one need an experienced personal injury attorney on your side, please contact Paul Englander


Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 30%
    35 years
  2. Wrongful Death: 30%
    35 years
  3. Car Accidents: 30%
    35 years
  4. Trucking Accident: 10%
    35 years



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  • Steven L Reed

    I have known Paul for a number of years and worked with him in the past. He is an excellent lawyer that will spend the time and effort to get great results for his clients.


    Steven Reed Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Jeffrey Lincoln Smith

    I recently handled a case with Paul serving as opposing counsel. Paul was extremely professional, and provided excellent representation to his client.


    Jeffrey Smith Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

Paul Englander PLC

1440 East Missouri Suite 265
Phoenix, AZ, 85014


AZActive 198005/25/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2014
Southwest Super LawyerSouthwest Super Lawyers2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2013
Southwest Super LawyerSouthwest Super Lawyers2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
Southwest Super LawyerSouthwest Super Lawyers2012
AV RatedMartindale Hubbell2011
Southwest Super LawyerSouthwest Super Lawyers2011
MemberArizona's Finest Lawyers2011
Southwest Super LawyerSouthwest Super Lawyers2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
MemberAmerican Board of Trial Advocates2009
Certified Specialist, Injury & Wrongful Death LitigationState Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization1991
Reginald Heber Smith Fellowship AwardLegal Services Corporation1979
Life MemberMillion Dollar Advocates ForumN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyPaul Englander PLC2006 - Present
PartnerVan O'Steen & Partners1983 - 2006
AttorneySouthern Arizona Legal Aid1981 - 1983
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMember2009 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2008 - Present
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central ArizonaVolunteer Big Brother2007 - Present
State Bar of ArizonaCertified Specialist, Injury & Wrongful Death Litigation1991 - Present
Arizona Trial Lawyers AssociationSustaining Member1983 - Present
The Iowa State Bar AssociationMember1980 - 1983
State Bar of ArizonaMember1980 - Present
Professional organizations and associationsMember1980 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arizona College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of ArizonaN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Auotmobile Litigation: Strategic Issues & Answers/National Business InstituteNegotiate, Litigate or Mediate: Pros & Cons2007