Paul V. McCarten



Paul V. McCarten



Current Position: Shareholder
Year Joined Organization: 1976
Areas Of Practice: Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
Environmental Law--Lakeshore Protection
Litigation Percentage: 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Bar Admissions: Minnesota, 1974
Nebraska, 1974
U.S. Federal Court, 1978

Creighton University School of Law, Omaha, Nebraska
Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.), 1974

Creighton University, College of Business Administration
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.), 1971
Major: Management

Published Works: Creighton Law Review
Child's Tort Recovery, vol.7, no. 3
, 1974
Classes/Seminars Taught: Evidence: The Debate Regarding Expert Reliance on Inadmissable Evidence
Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association
Honors and Awards: Martindale-Hubbell "A" Rating

Professional Associations and


Minnesota Association for Justice

Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association
        Board of Governors (1986-96)
        Executive Committee (1993-94)
        Outstanding Service Award (1995-96)

Minnesota State Bar Association
         Board of Governors (1997-2003)

Douglas County Bar Association
         Past President

American Association for Justice

Partnership for Greater Minnesota
         Board Member (1991-98)

Previous Positions: Judicial Law Clerk:
         Hennepin County District Court, Law Clerk
        Hon. Andrew W. Danielson
Pro Bono Activities:

Northwest Minnesota Legal Services-Consulting Attorney

Heart of the Lakes United Way Board of Directors (2001-07), Past President

Alexandria Youth Center, Inc., Founder and Board of Directors, (1984-89)

Alexandria Area Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, (1989-91)
         Current Committee Chair

Lake Carlos Area Association, Board of Directors

Fraternities/Sororities: Delta Sigma Pi
Birth Information: June 30, 1949, Alexandria, Minnesota, United States of America