Paul Turkevich is a commercial litigator handling a variety of business disputes. He served as a law clerk to United States Magistrate Judge Dena Palermo in the Southern District of Texas, where he honed his research and writing skills drafting opinions on a variety of federal and state law issues.
He graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center and was a student-attorney in the Criminal Defense & Prisoner Advocacy Clinic. He represented clients with pending criminal charges in DC Superior Court and facing revocation before the U.S. Parole Commission. He also worked on a team that submitted two clemency petitions to President Obama, securing the early release for both clients.
Before law school, he was a staff investigator for five years with the nation’s premier public defender office in Washington, D.C, where he conducted hundreds of interviews and was an integral member of the trial-team.