Paul L. Fischel Associate
Paul is admitted to practice before all state courts in Florida and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Paul has more than fifteen years of management, litigation and general counsel experience primarily in construction and real estate development industries. Paul has represented clients in a wide range of construction, commercial, administrative and business matters and has litigated against some of the world’s largest companies and has represented businesses in administrative matters involving the US Department of Agriculture – Food Safety Inspection Services, OSHA, Cal-OSHA, as well his client’s interests before development and zoning boards.
Paul has given presentations at seminars on the topics of Mechanic’s/Construction Liens and Reviewing Bidding Documents.
EDUCATION AND SCHOLASTICS
Paul received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Florida Atlantic University and his law degree from St. Thomas University School of Law. While in law school, Paul was awarded the book award for highest marks for his coursework in Personal Federal Income Taxation, and in ERISA Law.
Paul is a member of the Hillsborough County Bar Association, the Business Law and Labor & Employment Law Sections of the Florida Bar Association, and has been member of Florida Bar Construction Law Broward County Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, and the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers. Paul serves as a Board Member of the International Diplomatic Corps of Florida Inc., a non-profit corporation that hosts an annual International Holocaust Remembrance Day Commemoration and provides scholarships to deserving college and high school students. Paul has also served as a Board Member at Lutz Little League and Lutz Baseball where he has served as Chair of the Safety Committee. Paul coaches children in youth sports organizations and donates his time to several charitable organizations.