Meet Our Attorneys
Louis G. Paulson
Lou Paulson is a native of Virginia Beach, Virginia and graduated from Princess Anne High School. Mr. Paulson received a degree from the University of Virginia with a BS in Aerospace Engineering in 1970.
A United States Navy veteran, Lou was stationed aboard the USS America where he flew E2B & C aircraft. While he was in the Navy, Lou received a Master of Science in Aeronautical Systems from the University of West Florida (1972) and a Master of Science degree in Business Administration from George Washington University (1975). Lou received a Juris Doctorate in 1979 from the College of William and Mary. He also received a Master of Laws in Taxation in 1987 from the College of William and Mary.
Lou is a member of the Virginia State Bar Association. He began practicing law in the Great Neck area in 1980. Lou and his family have lived in the Great Neck Area since 1972. He also coached baseball and basketball in the Great Neck community programs for fifteen years.
Elias W. Paulson
Elias is a native and life-long resident of the City of Virginia Beach, Virginia. After graduating with honors from Frank W. Cox High School in 1990, he attended the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature in 1994. He received his Juris Doctorate in May of 1997 from Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where he graduated with honors.
Elias is a member of the Virginia State Bar Association, the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, and the Virginia Bar Association. He has experience in a wide range of legal areas including personal injury, estate planning, and real estate law. His trial experience included representation of individuals before the Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Newport News and Portsmouth Circuit and General District Courts. Elias is licensed to practice before the Virginia Court of Appeals and before the Virginia Supreme Court.
He is married to the former Amy Christine Thomas of Virginia Beach. They have a son, Louis and a daughter, Cathleen.
Matthew R. Paulson
Matt Paulson was born in Virginia Beach and has lived in Northern Virginia since 2001. Matt graduated from Frank W. Cox High School in 1997 and attended James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Economics in 2001. Matt attended American University, where he earned a Juris Doctorate in May of 2007. He is licensed to practice in Virginia and Maryland.
Matt has experience in a wide range of legal areas including Estate Planning and Administration, Small Business Representation, Real Estate, and Civil Litigation. His trial experience includes representation of individuals and companies before Circuit Courts throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and Maryland, including the Arlington, Fairfax, Alexandria and Montgomery County Circuit Courts. Matt is licensed to practice before the Virginia Court of Appeals, the Virginia Supreme Court and the Supreme Court of Maryland.
Matt currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia with his wife, Stephanie, and their two boys, Ryan and Aaron.
An awesome resource!
I started using Paulson & Paulson when we started our business many years ago. Now we’ve grown to over 35 employees. They have been there every start of the way from inception to being on the Inc 500 list. Lou has been an awesome resource!