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Paul Golden

Paul Golden

Paul Golden is a New York litigator, and a partner in the firm Coffey Modica LLP’s Manhattan office. He has worked for more than 25 years in the field of appellate practice, insurance litigation, real estate litigation, commercial litigation, and personal injury defense.  He has successfully argued dozens of appellate cases, including two before New York’s high court, the Court of Appeals. He has successfully obtained title to real property for his clients, even in several cases when his clients had no recorded deeds.  Mr. Golden has also written several legal articles for various publications, taught continuing legal education classes, and lectured in Japanese law schools.  Mr. Golden received his J.D. degree from the University of Illinois Law School, and his B.F.A. degree from New York University, where he majored in film and TV production.  He is now at work on a third book – concerning the litigation over control of one of the most famous fictional characters of all time. He may be reached at [email protected].

Guest Appearances
April 10, 2024

Users keepers: Pirates, zombies and adverse possession

“Trespassing plus time equals adverse possession,” Paul Golden writes in his new book, Litigating Adverse Possession Cases: Pirates v. Zombies. When someone has occupied or used a piece of property as though they...

July 12, 2023

Didn’t get it in writing? There may still be a way, says author of ‘Litigating Constructive Trusts’

“If you don’t have it in writing, you’re out of luck.” That’s the common wisdom you’ll hear from TV judges, helpful uncles, well-meaning friends and even lawyers in your life. But while...