Paul Thompson

Paul Thompson | Kivel & Howard Attorney in Portland OregonPractice Areas

Employment Law, Landlord-Tenant, Civil Rights

Paul hails from Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He attended Millsaps College in Jackson, Mississippi, where he earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Classical Studies. After graduating cum laude, he moved to California where he continued his culinary career, eventually becoming an executive chef.

Seeking new challenges, Paul became an account manager for an industrial supply company, servicing clients in the welding, construction, and safety industries. While he was successful and enjoyed his profession, his passion had always been law. Paul is a graduate of the University of Oregon School of Law and a proud Duck.

Paul joined Kivel & Howard in 2016 after three years of solo practice, focusing mainly on employment, landlord-tenant, and civil rights, as well as other aspects of civil litigation.

Bar Admissions


University of Oregon Law School

Eugene, Oregon
Juris Doctor, 2012

Millsaps College

Jackson, Mississippi
BA in Classical Studies