Emergent Legal is pleased to announce that Joshua Paulson has joined the firm as Counsel in its Manhattan office, where he will support the firm's growing New York client base.
Joshua is a highly respected trial lawyer with nearly a decade of litigation experience in federal and state courts. Acting as lead counsel, he has successfully fought for the rights of hundreds of clients facing serious criminal prosecution, earning top charge acquittals at trial in both state and federal courts, and sentences well below the guidelines in weapons, drug trafficking, violent crime, and other matters. His practice also includes federal civil rights claims and immigration assistance for businesses and families. Before joining Emergent, Joshua served more than six years as a state and federal public defender in Manhattan and Virginia, and was counsel to the trial firm of Harris, O'Brien, St. Laurent & Chaudhry LLP. In addition to receiving his JD from Columbia Law School, Joshua graduated with honors from Carleton College and received an M.A. in Latin American Studies from Stanford University. He is fluent in Spanish. You can see his firm bio here.
To learn more about how Joshua and the rest of the firm can help you, contact us.