Paul J. Knudsen, Esq., specializes in divorce and criminal defense law. Paul has tried cases both as a prosecutor and as a defense attorney, giving him a unique perspective on the trial and appeals process.
Paul is a native Floridian, growing up in New Port Richey and Orlando before obtaining his bachelor’s degree at Florida State University (Go Seminoles!) While studying at Florida Coastal School of Law, Paul joined the school’s nationally ranked Moot Court Honor Board for his appellate advocacy skills, later managing the team which represented the school at the Moot Court National Championship. Paul received Dean’s List Honors multiple times in law school and finished in the top 14% of his class.
Paul has tried cases in the Courtroom as a prosecutor, a defender, and as a family law attorney. The experience that helps him recognize when to fight in court and when to settle a case for his client.
Paul worked as an Assistant State Attorney for Pasco and Pinellas Counties, trying over 25 trials ranging from 1st-degree felonies to DUIs. After leaving the State Attorney’s Office, Paul went into private practice specializing in divorce and criminal law.
Member of Tampa Bay In of Court
Former State Attorney for Pinellas and Pasco County
More than 30 cases tried by a Jury.
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