Paul J. Sheston joined the Checkett Law Firm as a senior associate in 2012. Mr. Sheston is first and foremost a litigator. His dynamic civil defense practice focuses on matters involving medical malpractice, wrongful death, catastrophic injury, commercial litigation, dram shop liability, and employment law. Additionally, Mr. Sheston regularly represents health care providers before their respective state licensing boards.
Mr. Sheston is a trial attorney who has successfully litigated numerous complex catastrophic injury and medical malpractice cases for his clients. When he is not in trial, Mr. Sheston is aggressively moving his cases towards early resolution, be it by private arbitration, mediation or by one of the numerous summary judgment motions he has prevailed on. Mr. Sheston is also an experienced negotiator, and during law school he worked for three years as a mediator for the San Diego Superior Court system, mediating over 150 cases with a 93% success rate.
Mr. Sheston is a former business owner and entrepreneur whose extensive business education and acumen make him an invaluable resource to his corporate and institutional clients, who he advises on contract matters, risk mitigation, and the drafting of policies and procedures.