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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


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Divorce: 20%
  3. Alimony: 10%
  4. Child Support: 10%
  5. Child Custody: 10%

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    Paul is a very talented and professional with clients and colleagues!


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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



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top One PercentNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2016
Rising StarSuperLawyers2016
Top 40 Under 40 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2016
Rising StarSuperLawyers2015
Nation's Top 1% of AttorneysNational Association of Distinguished Counsel2015
Rising StarCalifornia Super Lawyers2014
Rising StarCalifornia Super Lawyers2013
Top AttorneySan Francisco Magazine2013
Pro Bono Legal Services AwardBar Association of San Francisco, Volunteer Legal Services Program2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
Top Rated LawyerAmerican Lawyer Media2013
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 University School of LawN/AN/AN/A
University 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