Paul Douglas Vanderwalde

Paul Douglas Vanderwalde

  • Personal Injury
  • California
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Paul was born in Boston Massachusetts and moved to Scottsdale, Arizona to attend Arizona State University. After completing his undergraduate degree, he moved to the Bay Area in 1989 to study law at Santa Clara University.

He received his Doctorate in Jurisprudence in 1993, and practiced for one year as a defense attorney for a local insurance defense firm. After watching large insurance companies take advantage of plaintiffs, Paul joined a Bay Area civil litigation practice and specialized in helping plaintiffs in personal injury cases such as car accidents, slip and falls, and wrongful death.

He became a partner of Cornell & Van Der Walde Law in 1995, and in 1997, Paul founded Van Der Walde & Associates. He merged his successful personal injury practice with Paul Caputo’s in 2014, to form Caputo and Van Der Walde - Injury & Accident Attorneys.

Recognized for Excellence
For over 29 years, Paul has tried cases in Santa Clara County courtrooms, where he has become a known face to judges, attorneys and legal professionals. At Caputo and Van Der Walde - Injury & Accident Attorneys, Paul gives his clients the full attention they need and uses the significant resources he has to fight when they cannot.

Paul's many affiliations and accomplishments include:

-Lawyers of Distinction
-10/10 Superb Rating on YELP and Google
-Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association Outstanding Trial Advocacy Award - Exceptional Results
-Past President SCBA Bar Association
-Who's Who in American Law
-Personal Injury Attorney of the Year - Consumer Business Review
-Multi Million Dollar Advocates Forum
-Past Santa Clara Bar Association Board of Trustees
-Member CAOC (Consumer Attorneys of California)
-Member SCCTLA (Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers Association)
-Member SCCBA (Santa Clara County Bar Association)

Practice Area
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of California
ID Number: 169332
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Arizona St Univ
Undergraduate Degree
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Santa Clara University School of Law
Law Degree
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Professional Associations
California State Bar  # 169332
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Caputo and Van Der Walde - Injury & Accident Attorneys Website Link
Blogs - Caputo and Van Der Walde - Injury & Accident Attorneys
Contact & Map
Caputo and Van Der Walde - Injury & Accident Attorneys
51 E Campbell Ave
Campbell, CA 95008
Telephone: (408) 733-0100
Fax: (408) 733-0123