Paul was born in Woodland, California, July 12, 1972; admitted to the Kansas Bar in 1998; also admitted to practice before U.S. District Court, District of Kansas. Paul obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Kansas in 1995 and his Juris Doctorate from Washburn School of Law in 1997. Paul is currently a Representative in the Kansas House of Representatives and has been the House Minority Leader from 2008 to present. Paul is a Member of the Douglas County Bar Association; Kansas (Board of Governors, 2008 to present) and the American Bar Association. Paul focuses his practice in the areas of Family Law, Estate Planning, and Bankruptcy. When not working, Paul enjoys running and spending time with this family.