Paul joined the Friends of Karen Board in 2014. He is the Managing Partner of Barger & Gaines, a law firm with offices in New York and New Jersey. The firm's focus is on the representation of children and adults with special needs. He is a frequent speaker on matters of special education, anti-bullying efforts, and discrimination. Paul attended the University of Michigan and The George Washington University Law School. He lives in Irvington, New York with his wife, Amy, and two sons.