Paul Brian Weitz
The Cochran Firm
Paul B. Weitz is the founding and managing partner of Paul B. Weitz & Associates, P.C. and a Partner of The Cochran Firm. He has practiced and served clients in the personal injury field for over 25 years. He is an outstanding trial lawyer who has obtained dozens of multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements for his clients. An honors graduate of the Harvard Law School (magna cum laude 1983), Mr. Weitz was a partner with the prominent personal injury firm of Schneider, Kleinick, Weitz, Damashek & Shoot and more recently the firm of Weitz, Kleinick & Weitz, LLP. Paul B. Weitz is the co-author of the book "The Art of Summation" which analyzes successful jury summations by eleven of the nation's most outstanding trial attorneys. Highly experienced in complex litigation, Mr. Weitz handles construction accident cases, medical malpractice actions, products liability, premises and automobile accident cases. Mr. Weitz is a past President of the New York State Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, a past officer of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association and currently serves on its Board of Directors. Mr. Weitz frequently lectures to other lawyers in the personal injury field. Since 2005 alone, he has obtained over 100 million dollars in recoveries for his clients.
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  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Social Security Disability
  • Auto Accident
  • Brain Injury
  • Burn Injury
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Premises Liability
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Truck Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Defective Drugs
  • Defective Machinery
Lawyer Addresses
State Address 1 Address 2 City Zipcode
Alabama - Dothan 36301
New York 233 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York, New York 10279 - New York 10279
Work Experience
Position From To
Schneider Kleinick Weitz Damashek & Shoot 1970 1970
University(ies)/Colleges Attended
University Name Degree Majors Year
Wesleyan University BA - 1980
Law Schools
Law School Name Degree Year
Harvard Law School J.D. 1983
Jurisdictions admitted to practice
State License status Year acquired
NY New York State 1984
Languages spoken
  • English
Military Service: No
Professional Association Memberships
  • Paul is a member of the NY State Bar Association, former Secretary and current Board member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association; former President of the New York Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABODA); and Master of the American Inn of Court; Paul is also a member of the American Association of Justice (AAJ).
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