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Paul Ullom's area of practice primarily involves commercial and real estate litigation, with an emphasis on construction litigation.

Paul is a certified civil circuit mediator by the Florida Supreme Court.


Paul has participated extensively in transactions and litigation representing a wide range of businesses. His clients have included eleven of the Fortune 200; he has also represented a variety of small family enterprises.


  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Certified Civil Circuit Mediator by the Florida Supreme Court
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Construction Law (2023–2024)
  • Florida Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers Magazine (2008–2023)
  • Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine (2012, 2019, 2021)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • American Subcontractors Association
  • The Florida Bar
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
  • Bay Area Legal Services Inc.
  • Private Industry Council for the Federal Job Training Act
  • Harvard Club of the West Coast of Florida
  • Florida State University Alumni Association

Speaking Engagements

  • “Avoiding Construction Claims,” Annual Meeting of the Florida Association of County Attorneys (2005)
  • “Recovering and Defending Construction Delays, Interferences, and Inefficiencies in Florida,” Lorman Education Services (August 2004)
  • “Avoiding Construction Claims,” Pinellas County Engineer’s Continuing Education (September 2002)
  • “Negotiation Tactics and Strategies,” NBE Seminars (June 2001)
  • “Negotiation Tactics and Strategies,” NBE Seminars (June 2000)
  • “Resolving Construction Disputes,” Associated General Contractors Seminar (July 1999)
  • “Litigation, Arbitration, and Mediation,” Associated General Contractors Seminar (August 1998)
  • “Construction Contracts – New Developments in Florida Law,” Associated Builders and Contractors Continuing Education Seminar (April 1997)

Pro Bono

  • Calvary Lutheran Church – Miscellaneous Matters
  • Lutheran Trust of Florida – Land Acquisitions
  • Lutheran Ministries of Florida – Administrative Hearings



  • Florida State University College of Law (J.D., with honors, 1988)
  • Harvard University (B.A., 1983)

Bar Admissions

Industry Specialization Certifications

Court Admissions


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