Paul was a member of the Tax Advisory Committee for former U.S. Congressman Jim Ramstad and former chair of the Tax Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association. He was a former board member of the Rotary Club of Minneapolis, Ronald McDonald House Charities – Upper Midwest Chapter, and is a current board member of the Person to Person organization. Paul is also a member of the American Bar and Hennepin County Bar Associations.
Paul has been selected for the list of Super Lawyers® published by Minnesota Law & Politics since 1994 and was chosen for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® from 2008 to present. He also received the Distinguished Service Award from the Minnesota State Bar Association, Tax Section.