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Paul D. Friedman, M.A., Ph.D., J.D.


I have been a civil litigation attorney since 1989 and am Certified as a Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. I am licensed to practice law in Arizona, Colorado (inactive) and the District of Columbia (inactive). I am also licensed with the District Court of Arizona, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

I can answer general questions regarding products liability and injury matters. I do not give legal advice over the internet and it is helpful if you list where you live such as the country and/or state.

For more information, you can view my website at WWW.EXPERTETHICS.COM

Experience in the area

I have been a civil trial attorney since 1989 and I have a masters degree in bioethics and a doctorate of philosophy regarding comparative ethics.


State Bar of Arizona
State Bar of Colorado (inactive)
District of Columbia Bar (inactive)
Federal Bar
Licensed in Arizona District Court
Licensed in Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Licensed in the United States Supreme Court
American Bar Association
National Board of Trial Advocacy
American Association for Justice
Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
Kennedy Institute of Ethics
National Association of Realtors


A list of my copyrighted publications and presentations is contained at WWW.EXPERTETHICS.COM


Bachelor of Arts 1985
Juris Doctorate 1989
Master of Arts in Bioethics 2004
Doctorate of Philosphy 2006

Awards and Honors

Phi Beta Kappa
Multiple Who's Who
Southwest Superlawyers
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
AZ Magazine Top Lawyers

What do you like about this subject?

I have handled thousands of pharmaceutical product liability cases throughout the country.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

I would like to educate victims who have been injured in personal injury or product liability incidents.

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Recent Answers from Paul D. Friedman, M.A., Ph.D., J.D.

2014-07-28 Products liability:

Art,    You really need to have an attorney review the whole policy.  You are really asking 2 separate questions.  First, if the insurer will pay for counsel to defend you.  Second, will insurance pay

2014-06-24 Question Concerning Prof. Malpractice:

Anne,    I am sorry this happened to you.  The first thing you should do is file a bar complaint.  Hopefully the judge already filed one when the attorney failed to show up as scheduled.    The second

2013-06-21 PhD in law:

Peter,    There is no such valid degree.  A law degree in the US is called a JD (Juris Doctorate).  Post graduate law degrees are LLM (Masters of Law) and SJD (Doctor of Judicial Science).  I am not aware

2009-11-23 Breach of Warrenty:

Mike,    You can certainly file a customer complaint but I suggest you speak to your attorneys first.  Most likely, GM will not respond since they are aware you have counsel.    Also, you may wish to consider

2009-09-24 Long gone sell by date:

Susan,    I suggest you contact the grocery chain to make sure those cans are taken off the shelves.  I note you are in Spain but I would also contact your local health department or any governing board


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