Paul is a life-long resident of the West Valley. He received a B.S. in Business Administration from Arizona State
University and his Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Arizona College of Law.
He is senior partner with the law firm of Faith, Ledyard, & Faith, PLC, and certified by the State Bar of Arizona Board of Legal Specialization as a real estate specialist attorney. He has served as general counsel for numerous valley cities and towns.
He is rated “A-V” (the highest rating for attorneys in skills and ethics) by Martindale-Hubbell/LexisNexis. He is named in the “Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers”, “The Best Lawyers in America”, “Top Attorneys in Arizona”, “Arizona’s Best Lawyers”, “Southwest Super Lawyers” and the national corporate counsel edition of “Super Lawyers”.
He is a director of the West Maricopa County Bar Association, Past President of the Estrella Rotary Club (1990/91 and 2004/05), Past Chairman of the Avondale Central Business District Advisory Committee, and Past Chairman of the Governmental Affairs Committee and Past Director for the Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce.
He is an active volunteer for numerous local community service organizations.
Paul is a licensed commercial and residential general building contractor, instrument-rated pilot, U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Marine and State of Alaska licensed guide.
First appointed to fill Ken Jones vacancy March 3, 2004
Re-elected 2006 Primary
Re-elected March 2010
Re-elected August 2014
Re-elected August 2018
Re-elected in August 2022
Term expiration January 2027