Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2020
  • U.S. District Court Western District of New York
  • United States Supreme Court


  • University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D.
  • Loyola Law School, L.L.M.
  • University at Buffalo School of Medicine, M.D.
  • University at Buffalo Dental School, D.D.S.
  • University at Buffalo, M.B.A.
  • University at Buffalo, B.A.

Professional Association

  • New York State Department of Health Office of Professional Medical Conduct, Board Member
  • Erie County Bar Association - Committees: Insurance Benefits (past chair); ADR; Health Law

Dr. Joel H. Paull has been of counsel to the firm for more than 20 years. Following a B.A. from SUNY at Buffalo, he obtained his D.D.S. degree from that institution's dental school in 1968 and practiced general dentistry in Buffalo, New York.

He earned an M.D. in 1971 from the UB School of Medicine, and was in private practice providing general, plastic and reconstructive surgery. After an injury that ended his surgical career, he continued to consult on medical cases.

He then attended UB School of Law, earning a J.D. An L.L.M. in health law from Loyola University was followed by an M.B.A. at UB.

From his unique perspective of private practice in both dentistry and medicine, Joel brings in-depth understanding to issues of professional clients. He has also been a member of the New York State Board for Professional Medical Conduct and is an inspector for the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF).