Paulos Amare is a founding partner at Tesfaye Law. His practice includes transactional law, contract law, criminal law, and general civil litigation.
Paulos attended the University of Baltimore School of Law, where he distinguished himself from his peers as a Judicial intern. He researched novel areas of law, drafted legal memoranda assessing the merits of actions before the court, and assisted judges in court proceedings and pretrial conferences. As a Student Attorney, Paulos defended indigent clients against misdemeanor and felony charges in District Court.
Paulos has worked extensively with large national and multi-national firms, helping them efficiently navigate the complex twists and turns of discovery and litigation. He has played an integral role in helping companies comply with state and federal regulations, as well as defending them from federal investigations and alleged violations of antitrust, trademark, and international law.
Paulos’ recent activities include representing inmates in disciplinary proceedings in the D.C. Jail and corrections facilities in Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties. He has also filed actions and appeals on behalf of inmates. He currently serves as a legal advisor for several small businesses, helping them draft, review, and negotiate contractual agreements. He also volunteers his time with numerous public service agencies, lending his legal expertise to the underserved.
Paulos grew up in Grundy, Virginia and Rockville, Maryland. He currently resides in Rockville.
Credentials & Memberships
- Maryland State Bar
- District of Columbia Bar
- American Bar Association
- American Immigration Lawyers Association