Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Paul is a criminal defense attorney in the Manhattan office. While in Ohio, he learned the values of hard work, persistence, and the importance of keeping one’s word.
Paul attended law school at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in the evening while working full-time as a probation officer for adult felons during the day. While attending Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Mr. Petrus edited and wrote for the law school newspaper that was ranked the #1 law school newspaper in the country, according to the American Bar Association. He also served in student government.
Please note: Paul speaks Spanish fluently.
Areas of Practice
Paul’s criminal defense experience includes the defense on the federal and state level for:
- Drug crimes
- Parole & Probation
- Sex crimes
- Tax defense
- Bowling Green State University
- Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Admitted to Practice