Paul M. Bielaczyc, Esq. joined Simas & Associates, Ltd. in 2021, and brings with him over 30 years of experience as a trial attorney and has successfully resolved over 700 cases as a court-approved Alternative Dispute Resolution mediator and arbitrator.
Mr. Bielaczyc obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from Western Michigan University, his Juris Doctorate degree from the Santa Barbara College of Law, where he served as president of the Student Bar Association and was a member of the Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity. He is a member of the Santa Barbara and Ventura County Bar Associations.
Prior to joining Simas & Associates, Paul worked as a civil litigation attorney for firms in Santa Barbara and ran his own law firm for 12 years, focusing on mediation, arbitration, and civil litigation. Paul brings 32 years of experience to the firm and he has conducted hundreds of mediations in the Central Coast area, as well as acting as an arbitrator. Additionally, he was working as a Judge Pro-term for Mandatory Settlement Conferences.
His practice areas include Civil Litigation, Mediation, and Arbitration.
Before entering the practice of law, Paul worked for 15 years as a builder in the Santa Barbara area involving both commercial and residential construction for both new and remodeling projects.