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Paul Henry Nathan

Paul Henry Nathan

also known as Paul H. Nathan, Paul Nathan

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Divorce & Separation

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: 70%
  2. Divorce & Separation: 30%

Attorney Endorsements

16 total 

  • Matthew Atherton Sullivan

    I endorse this lawyer. I have known Paul for a few years now, and I have found him to be a caring, personable, and creative advocate. He has excellent people skills and this translates into good rapport with judges, juries, and opposing counsel. I know that he has a passion for civil practice and justice for his clients.


    Matthew Sullivan Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Nathaniel Bigger

    I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Nathan is a dedicated, committed and fearless trial lawyer who will stop at nothing to get the best possible results for his clients


    Nathaniel Bigger Family 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