Harlan L. (Butch) Paul
BA '76 (psychology, sociology)
Attorney, Paul, Elkind & Branz, P.A.
Butch Paul began practicing law in 1979, when he received his JD from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. He was a partner with the law firm of James, Zimmerman & Paul, LLP, until founding the firm of Paul & Elkind, P.A., in 2003. He is board-certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. He is active in civic and community affairs, having served on the Florida Federal Judicial Nominating Commission, Chair of the Emergency Medical Foundation, the West Volusia YMCA Board and the St. Barnabas Episcopal School Board of Directors. Butch has served as an adjunct professor at Stetson in the area of Business Law and has served on the Board of Trustees since 2004. He served as Chair of the Board from 2010-2014.