Paul Byron graduated from the University of Michigan with honors in 1983 and from the Louisiana State University Law Center in 1986. Mr. Byron served in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps from 1986 to 1990 as a prosecutor. He then returned to Central Florida and served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Middle District of Florida for 10 years where he prosecuted complex white-collar crime, including international money laundering. Mr. Byron also practiced in the civil division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office, concentrating on medical malpractice defense and affirmative civil litigation.
In 2001, Mr. Byron was selected to serve on the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in The Hague, Netherlands. Mr. Byron prosecuted senior political and military officials in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Croatia for war crimes. Mr. Byron represented the United States in a variety of international bodies, including the European Union, the FATF and the G-8.
Mr. Byron concentrates on toxic torts, personal injury, and product liability cases involving serious injury, including Carbon Monoxide poisoning. Mr. Byron handles Carbon Monoxide Poisoning cases throughout the United States and he is currently litigating Carbon Monoxide cases in Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, Colorado, Minnesota, Virginia, Utah, Oklahoma and New Mexico.
Mr. Byron has tried to conclusion approximately 100 cases and has argued 18 cases before the United States Eleventh Circuit, Florida’s Fifth District Court of Appeal and Florida’s First District Court of Appeal.