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Donald W. Paule

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in Clayton, MO

Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal, P.C.
165 N Meramec Ave, Suite 110
Clayton, MO 63105
Phone: 314-244-3627
Fax: 314-727-2101
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022
Licensed in Missouri Since: 1967
Practice Areas: Business/Corporate, Estate Planning & Probate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Real Estate: Business
Attorney Profile

Admitted to practice in Missouri in 1967, Donald W. Paule represents people throughout St. Louis and the surrounding regions in a number of business and corporate law matters. He is a founding partner of Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal, P.C., where he handles cases that involve arbitration, trusts and estates, real estate and tax planning.

Mr. Paule’s career is built on a solid education. After he earned a Bachelor of Science in engineering science in 1964 from Washington University in St. Louis, he went on to receive a Juris Doctor in 1966 from the Washington University School of Law. He later earned a Master of Laws in taxation from the Washington University School of Law in 1978.

As an accredited estate planner with the National Association of Estate Planners & Councils, Mr. Paule guides individuals and business owners through the complexities of probate, trusts and succession planning. He is also a commercial disputes arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association, which hones the skills he uses daily at his practice.

An active member of the legal community, Mr. Paule is involved with The International Association for Attorneys for Family-Held Enterprises, the Family Firm Institute and the Estate Planning Council of St. Louis. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, the Supreme Court of the United States and the U.S. Tax Court.

Mr. Paule has been recognized for his successes, having been listed in Who’s Who in American Law and The Best Lawyers in America.

When he is not at his practice, Mr. Paule serves as an adjunct professor of taxation and business law at Washington University in St. Louis.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Business/Corporate
  • 40%Estate Planning & Probate
  • 10%Mergers & Acquisitions
  • 10%Real Estate: Business
Focus Areas

Business Formation and Planning, Limited Liability Companies, Partnership, Sub-chapter S Corporations, Contracts, Business Organizations, Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills


17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022

About Donald W. Paule

First Admitted: 1967, Missouri

Professional Webpage:


  • Listed in Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers
  • Listed in Who's Who in American LawListed in Who's Who in the Midwest
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Martindale-Hubbell Client Distinction Award

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Adjunct Professor, Taxation and Business Law, Washington University School of Business, 1977 – Present

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Missouri, 1970
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1985
  • Estate Planning Council of St. Louis, Member
  • American Arbitration Association, Commercial Disputes Arbitrator
  • St. Louis County Bar Association, President, 1975
  • Missouri, 1967
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1984
  • Attorneys for Family Held Enterprises, Member
  • Board of Directors, Lindenwood University, Member, 2005 – Present
  • St. Louis County Civil Service Commission, Chairman, 1975 – 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 1985
  • National Association of Estate Planners & Councils, Accredited Estate Planner
  • Family Firm Institute, Member
  • Visiting Nurses Association of Greater St. Louis, Chairman, 1993 – 1999

Educational Background

  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri, 1978LL.M. TaxationWashington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri, 1966J.D.Washington University, 1964B.S.Major: Engineering Science
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Office Location for Donald W. Paule

165 N Meramec Ave
Suite 110
Clayton, MO 63105

Phone: 314-244-3627

Fax: 314-727-2101

Last Updated: 8/24/2022

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