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Doug Paul, P.E.

Professional Expertise:

Doug Paul serves as the President of The Paul Company, an engineering consulting firm, focused on securing development entitlement for owners and delivery of complex, underdeveloped properties. Prior to establishing his current company, Mr. Paul served as Chairman and Founder of Project Design Consultants (PDC), a professional design services firm, headquartered in downtown San Diego, specializing in land planning and civil engineering. It was this role as Principal-in-Charge of PDC that allowed him to work on projects ranging from oversight of residential, commercial, industrial and mixed-use projects to large-scale public works and municipal assignments, including final engineering design for the Padres Petco Ballpark and the comprehensive master plan for expansion of Sea World theme park.

Litigation Experience:

  • Designated expert in 8 cases
  • Deposed over 6 times
  • Testified 3 times

Memberships / Affiliations:

  • American Society of Civil Engineers, Fellow
  • Camp Lockett Equestrian Event Facility (CLEEF), Board Member
  • Mountain Health Community Service, Advisory Board
  • Urban Land Institute, Member
  • San Diego Highway Development Association, Former President
  • Lambda Alpha, Member
  • Downtown Partnership, Director
  • South County Economic Development Council, Past President & Current Board Member
  • San Diego Rotary Club, Member
  • Tax Payers Association, Member
  • San Diego Chamber of Commerce Energy and Water Committee, Member

Education / Qualifications:

  • Cornell University 1959 — 1962, Mechanical Engineering
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering, Iowa State University 1964
  • Chi Epsilon Honor Society Member
  • Registered Civil Engineer in California, RCE 22606 — 1973


  • Active Duty 1964 — 1967, USMC Combat Engineers
  • Served Vietnam, 1965-1966
  • Honorably Discharged with Rank of Captain, 1967

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