Paul serves as President of Lesti Structured Settlements, Inc. He has over 20 years of settlement planning experience. Paul is the author of Structured Settlements (Thomson West Publishers, 1993) and the co-author of numerous articles for Trial, National Trial Lawyer, The American Bar Association Journal, and other professional publications. He has consulted with The Wall Street Journal, CBS and other media regarding litigation economic issues. Paul is a member of the National Structured Settlement Trade Association and is a founding member, past President and current Director of the Society of Settlement Planners. He has a degree in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley and received his certification as a Certified Structured Settlement Consultant from the University of Notre Dame.