Paul R. De Lay



Practice Areas
Representation of public agencies colleges, and school districts.

Representative Experience
County of Monterey; Monterey Peninsula College, Hartnell College; Santa Cruz Office of Education; High School and Elementary School Districts, Monterey County

Presentations and Speaking Engagements

  • Panelist, California State Bar

Honors and Distinctions

  • Commander, Judge Advocate General Corps, United States Navy (Retired)

Noteworthy Cases:

  • Monterey County Sheriff’s Association v. County of Monterey and State of California, 23 Cal 3d 296,152 Cal Rptr 903
  • Noguera v. North Monterey County School District, 106 Cal 3d64, 164 Cal Rptr 808
  • CEC v. Monterey Peninsula Unified School District, 42 Cal App 3d 328, 116 Cal Rptr 819

Public Service:
Del Monte Forest Land Use Committee
Monterey Civic Club
St. Angela Merici Church
Sino-Asian Institute of America (schools for children of Tibet)
St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Stores
Palma High School


  • Georgetown University Law School – Juris Doctor
  • University of Notre Dame – A.B.

Court Admissions:

  • State of California
  • District of Columbia
  • Federal Court
  • Court of Military Appeals


  • Monterey County Bar Association
  • California Bar Association