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Hon. Paul G. Flynn
Los Angeles County Superior Court, Retired

Judge Paul Flynn brings to ARC nearly four decades of wide-ranging legal
experience as an attorney in both the public and private sectors, as a law professor and as a judge. On the bench he presided over business disputes, professional malpractice, personal injury and real estate matters. During his tenure as a U.S. Attorney, he handled civil and tax matters involving a variety of government agencies. This broad range of expertise makes him an ideal choice as a neutral.



Complex Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Product
Liability, Employment Business/Contract, Insurance
Coverage, Real Estate, Fee Disputes, Health
Coverage and Entertainment.


Judge Paul Flynn sat on the Los Angeles Superior Court bench from 1989 to 2006, where he handled complex civil disputes and felony jury trials in the Central and West Districts. He also served as a Justice Pro Tem on the Court of Appeal.

Prior to his tenure on the court, Judge Flynn was a fulltime law professor at Pepperdine University School of Law (1984-89) and at Southwestern University School of Law (1981-84). He was a partner at Walter, Finestone, Richter and Kane (1980-81). He served as an Assistant United States Attorney and Chief Assistant United States Attorney for the Central District of California (1971-1980). He began his legal career as an associate at O’Melveny and Myers (1968-71).



Member of State Bar of California and Los
Angeles County Bar Association; co-chair
and member of numerous bar association
committees during tenure on bench.

Lawyer Representative, U.S. Ninth Circuit Judicial
Conference; Advocacy Training Expert, ABA National Institute, Trial Advocacy for Patent Attorneys, Los Angeles; Instructor, California Institute for Trial Advocacy Skills, USC Law Center.

Author of two published opinions and numerous
articles for Los Angeles Lawyer, the University of
San Francisco Law Review and Mathew Bender
and Co.

Frequent presenter to legal and civic


J.D., 1968, University of San Francisco

A.B., 1961, Georgetown University

Judge Flynn is available throughout Southern California.

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