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Paul Garrett Barden

Paul Garrett Barden

Helping Injury Victims for more than 30 years
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Health Care Law
  • New York
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The Law Office of Paul G. Barden, PLLC focuses on personal injury litigation, medical malpractice claims, and healthcare licensing issues. As a former JAG officer, I have the experience and knowledge necessary for helping my clients obtain the justice they deserve.

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Albany Law School
J.D. (1992)
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Rochester Institute of Technology
B.S. (1989)
Honors: magna cum laude
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Professional Experience
Law Office of Paul G. Barden, PLLC
- Current
Formed boutique personal injury, medical malpractice and health care professional licensing firm during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Leveraged technologies to create a virtual, paperless office to create efficiencies, quickly grow the practice and attract new clients. Solo practitioner responsible for all aspects of the case from client intake, investigation, medical chronology development, medical-legal research and evaluation, expert screening, preparation of demands and pleadings, negotiations, court appearances and trials.
Settlement Advisor
Paramount Settlement Planning
- Current
Serve as trusted advisor to plaintiffs’ personal injury attorneys and their clients across New York State on settlement planning and lien resolution issues to preserve and protect client’s settlement proceeds. With a focus on complex, catastrophic injury cases, provide comprehensive needs assessment and financial solutions through structured settlements to best protect and insure the plaintiff’s financial future and preservation of government benefits. Attend mediations with plaintiffs’ counsel to provide real-time advice, illustrate economic projections and CPLR 50-A/50-B calculations. Assist counsel in preparation of settlement documents, releases, infant compromise orders, wrongful death petitions, coordination of planning for special needs trusts and evaluation of Medicare Set Aside needs.
McConville, Considine, Cooman & Morin, PC
Served as President and Managing Partner from 2006 to 2014, overseeing the operation of a business with more than 25 employees and a multi-million-dollar budget. Served as chair of the firm’s personal injury and professional licensing practice groups. Promoted to Partner after just three years. Represented clients in civil litigation and administrative matters with particular emphasis on personal injury, health care professional licensing and tax certiorari. Extensive experience with reviewing and evaluating medical records, interviewing medical providers and preparing medical experts for testimony.
Lieutenant Colonel - Judge Advocate General's Corps
United States Army Reserve
Retired after 29 years of progressive experience in the uniformed service . Final assignment from 2008 to 2013 was as the Staff Judge Advocate for the 98th Training Division. Served as senior legal advisor to the Commanding General, his subordinate commanders and nearly 5,000 soldiers.
The American College of Financial Services
Chartered Special Needs Consultant
Insurance Broker, Life Settlement
New York State Department of Financial Services
Livestrong at the YMCA Instructor
YMCA of Greater Rochester
AV Preeminent Rating
Client Champion - Gold
Best Lawyers
U.S. News & World Report Lawyers
Lead Counsel Verified
Best Personal Injury Lawyers in Rochester
New York Super Lawyer
New York Super Lawyers
Lawyers of Distinction
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Leaders in Law
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Professional Associations
New York State Bar Association
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Society of Settlement Planners
- Current
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New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
- Current
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New York State Trial Lawyers Association
- Current
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Monroe County Bar Association
- Current
Activities: Member Board Of Trustees 2008-2011; Fee Arbitration Committee; Litigation Section
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New York State Bar  # 2507911
- Current
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Eastside YMCA
Board of Managers
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Wilmot Cancer Institute
Advisory Council
Activities: Survivorship Advisory Council; Patient and Family Advocacy Council
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Fairport Soccer Club
Board Member and Director of Operations
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
New York State Office of Court Administration
ID Number: 2507911
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U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
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  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Car Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Health Care Law
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Law Office of Paul G. Barden, PLLC Website
Contact & Map
Law Office of Paul G. Barden, PLLC
510 Clinton Square
Rochester, NY 14604
Telephone: (585) 939-7796
Cell: (585) 233-7648
Fax: (585) 993-9942
Monday: Open 24 hours
Tuesday: Open 24 hours
Wednesday: Open 24 hours (Today)
Thursday: Open 24 hours
Friday: Open 24 hours
Saturday: Open 24 hours
Sunday: Open 24 hours
Notice: By Appointment Only