Biography: Paul A. Meissner was born in New York and moved to Florida with his family as a child. He is a graduate of Clearwater High School. He co-founded the Carlson & Meissner law firm with Edward Carlson in 1971. Paul and his wife Jayne have five children & thirteen grandchildren. They enjoy boating and traveling, especially on Paul's Harley motorcycle.
Paul Meissner has written The Florida Law Enforcement Manual.
Position: Paul A. Meissner is a co-founder of Carlson, Meissner, Hart & Hayslett P.A. He co-founded the firm in 1971.
|FL||Member in Good Standing||1968||09/12/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||Wall Street Journal||2012|
|Board Certified - Criminal Trial||Florida Bar||2012|
|Adjunct Professor||Stetson College of Law||1975 - 2005|
|Special Agent||Federal Bureau of Investigation||1966 - 1969|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|U.S. Supreme Court, 1977||Attorney Member||1977 - Present|
|Society of Former Agents of the FBI||Member||1974 - Present|
|Clearwater Bar Association||Member||1972 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1972 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||Member||1972 - Present|
|U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida, 1972||Attorney Member||1972 - Present|
|Judicial Nominating Commission, Pinellas-Pasco Counties||Nominating Commissioner||1993 - 2001|
|Barney Masterson Inns of Court||Attorney Member||1975 - 2005|
|D&S Publishers||Florida Law Enforcement Handbook||2010|
|Tulane University Law School||JD - Juris Doctor||1966|
|University of South Florida||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1963|
|No Law School provided||law||N/A|
|Stetson Lawyers' Association||Advanced Criminal Trial Advocacy||2000|
|Fire set to home||Won|
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