BACKGROUND: Paul H. Chipok received his B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and his Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University School of Law. He brings to the firm over 16 years experience in the public sector concentrating in land use and environmental issues, with ten of those years serving the Central Florida community with the Orange County Attorney's office. Paul joined the full-service firm of GrayRobinsonin the first quarter of 1999. EXPERIENCE: Assistant County Attorney, Orange County, Land Use and Environmental Division (April 1989 to March 1999) Zoning, planning and development matters, including permitting, comprehensive planning, transportation planning, developers agreements, and developments of regional impact. Development and implementation of ordinances, including Comprehensive Plan Vested Rights, Concurrency Management, Telecommunications Towers, Impact Fee updates, and the Horizon West sector planning. Served as a local government representative on the committee jointly sponsored by the Florida League Cities, Florida Association of Counties and the Florida Telecommunications Industry Association to determine alternatives to state legislation regarding wireless communication facilities siting. Assistant County Attorney, Lee County, Land Use Division (November 1986 to March 1989) Advising the Local Planning Agency and Board of County Commissioners in preparation of the Comprehensive Plan Counsel to the Board of Zoning Adjustment and Construction Licensing Board
Zoning, planning and development matters Assistant City Attorney, City of New Smyrna Beach (October 1985 to October 1986) EDUCATION: Rutgers University, B.A. (Political Science, 1980) Pepperdine University School of Law, J.D. (1984) Environmental Society - President Internships: Los Angeles City Attorney - (Land Use and Environmental Division) Veterans' Administration - District Counsel, Real Property Division PROFESSIONAL: The Florida Bar United States Supreme Court United States Court of Appeals, 11th Circuit United States District Court, Middle District of Florida Orange County Bar Association American Bar Association "AV" Rating - Martindale Hubbell Lecturer, "Model Site Regulations for Wireless Communications Facilities," at the annual meeting of both the Florida League of Cities and the Florida Association of Counties. Executive Council Member, Environmental and Land Use Law Section of the Florida Bar (Present) Executive Council Member, VCARD CIVIC: Graduate Leadership Orlando - Spring 1994 Compact Mentor - Oak Ridge High School - 1994 -1995 Youth for Understanding - Exchange Student Host (1995 -1996, 1996 -1997, 1998 -1999).