Paul Brothers is an attorney at Graves Garrett who represents clients in high stakes investigations, white collar prosecutions, and complex civil litigation. As a former appellate clerk and state prosecutor, Paul’s background gives him a unique understanding of investigative and prosecution priorities, helping him effectively advise clients facing civil and criminal investigations. His extensive and varied litigation experience includes first-chairing jury trials on behalf of the Kansas Attorney General’s Office in a variety of cases.
Prior to entering private practice, Paul spent nearly five years as an Assistant Attorney General in the Kansas Attorney General’s Office where he represented the state of Kansas in criminal prosecutions across a wide range of offenses. Paul has experience handling all stages of litigation, from preliminary hearings, motions hearings, plea hearings, and sentencings. At the Attorney General’s Office, he led notable prosecutions, conducting all phases of jury trials from jury selection to verdict, including financial cases with losses ranging up to nearly $1 million, insurance fraud involving both consumers and agents, and a variety of high-profile violent crimes.
At Graves Garrett, Paul represents clients in complex commercial litigation, state and federal white-collar prosecutions, and internal investigations. He advises clients on responding to government investigations and helps clients minimize risks before the government is involved.
Prior to his service at the Kansas Attorney General’s Office, Paul clerked for Kansas Court of Appeals Chief Judge Thomas E. Malone. While in law school, he served as an appellate intern with the Johnson County (Kansas) District Attorney’s Office and a judicial clerk for the Douglas County (Kansas) District Court.
A native of Clarinda, Iowa, Paul graduated with honors from the University of Kansas School of Law, where he was inducted into Order of the Coif and served on the Kansas Law Review. Before law school, he earned his undergraduate degree in political science with a minor in criminal justice from Northwest Missouri State University.
- University of Kansas School of Law, J.D.
- Order of the Coif
- Kansas Law Review
- Northwest Missouri State University, B.S. (political science with minor in criminal justice)
Recognitions and Distinctions
- Appointed by Kansas Supreme Court to serve on Ad hoc Jury Task Force
- Adjunct instructor of trial advocacy, Washburn Law School