Paul returns from retirement to assume the Education Project Specialist position. He began his association with the Washington State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program as a volunteer and subsequently served as the Regional Ombuds for Pierce County. Paul previously practiced law in New York and Washington, D.C., and has expertise with the laws affecting school systems, especially with respect to individuals with disabilities. He also has experience developing continuing legal education programs, training volunteer ombuds and providing in-service presentations for long-term care facility staff. Paul is admitted to practice in the New York and Washington State courts.