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Paul Henry Nathan

Paul Henry Nathan

also known as Paul H. Nathan, Paul Nathan

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Divorce & Separation, Child Custody, Child Support, Alimony

About Me


Paul Nathan is a tough, no nonsense lawyer exclusively representing the injured and women in divorce, custody, and support cases. Paul is based in San Francisco with offices throughout California. Additionally, Paul is a graduate of Gerry Spence’s Trial Lawyers College in Dubois, WY. Paul has experience in personal injury, motor vehicle accident victims, injured pedesterian and in a variety of family law matters representing women.



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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Personal Injury: 30%
  2. Child Support: 20%
  3. Child Custody: 20%
  4. Divorce & Separation: 20%
  5. Alimony: 10%

Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Paul. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Peter Anthony Fitzpatrick

    Paul is tenacious, empathetic, and dedicated to protecting his client's rights. I wholeheartedly endorse him!


    Peter Fitzpatrick Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Law Offices of Paul H. Nathan

540 Pacific Avenue
San Francisco, CA, 94133

Law Offices of Paul H. Nathan

Courthouse Square
1000 Fourth Street, Suite 800
San Rafael, CA, 94901





Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Nation's Top 1% of AttorneysNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Rising StarCalifornia Super Lawyers2014
Top Rated LawyerAmerican Lawyer Media2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Pro Bono Legal Services AwardBar Association of San Francisco, Volunteer Legal Services Program2013
Top AttorneySan Francisco Magazine2013
Rising StarCalifornia Super Lawyers2013
Pro Bono Legal Services AwardBar Association of San Francisco, Volunteer Legal Services Program2012

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PresidentThe Law Offices of Paul H. Nathan2009 - Present
Law ClerkUnited Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia2007 - 2007
Law ClerkPlastiras & Terrizzi, LLP2006 - 2006
Legal InternUnited Nations Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia2005 - 2005


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Association of Distinguished CounselMember2015 - Present
Marin County Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers CollegeTrial Lawyer and Warrior2010 - Present
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember2009 - Present
Bar Assocition of San FranciscoMember of Comittee on Legal Ethics2009 - Present
San Francisco Bar AssociationMember2009 - Present
The Ranch ClubTrial Lawyers CollegeN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Prosecutor v. Haradinaj, et al.Acquittal
Nathan v. The Country of the BahamasN/A
Garcia v. Brachfeld Law Group, et al.$263,000.00

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Publication NameTitleDate
Bar Association of San Francisco BulletinCommunicating with a Client Who Speak English as a Second Language2014
The WarriorApplying Trial Lawyers College Techniques in Arbitration2013


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers CollegeTrial PracticeN/A2012
Golden Gate Univ SolN/AN/AN/A
Univ Of San FranciscoN/AN/AN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Air TalkFlorida Law Seeks to Limits Spousal Support2013
Air Talk$14 billion in Child Support Left Unpaid2013