USINPAC is precisely the type of organization our community needs at a time when representation of Indian-American issues are needed most. As an advocate for the concerns and issues important to Indian-Americans and a clearinghouse for foreign policy issues related to India, USINPAC acts as a voice for millions of Americans.
Paul Chadha is an attorney in Chicago. His practice is in the field of corporate law and structuring complex transactions. Paul leads a productive career as an educator, community organizer, attorney, and advocate for human rights. In addition he has established an extensive legal portfolio of community service that includes assisting women who have been raped or battered; assisting a theatre company with licensing/legal issues during a rebuild, and achieving political asylum for two Congolese brothers who were brutally tortured by their government. He has received several awards and citations for outstanding work in the areas of children’s health and education, human rights, and advocacy. Paul honorably served on active duty in the United States Air Force and the United States Air Force Reserves from 1993-1999. While on active duty, Paul created Airmen Against Drunk Driving (AADD), a community and base-supported organization that works to reduce the number of DUI Incidents through education, awareness and support programs. Paul ran on issues of funding education, housing and transportation more efficiently and equitably, reducing property taxes, and addressing the state’s growing pension liabilities.Born in Chicago and raised in Maywood, Illinois, Paul graduated from Proviso East High School in 1993. Paul graduated from DePaul University with a Bachelors Degree in Political Science in 1999 and went on to get his Juris Doctorate from Northwestern University School of Law (NUSL) in 2002. Since 2005, Paul has taught Negotiations as an Adjunct Professor at NUSL. During law school Paul served on the executive committee of NUSL’s Black Law Student’s Association as well as the South Asian Law Student’s Association. Since graduating from law school, Paul has become President of the Board of Directors of the Awassa Children’s Project, an Illinois non-profit organization, which supports the housing, education and community involvement of children orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa. Under Paul’s leadership, the orphanage supported by Awassa Children’s Project has rapidly expanded to caring for and educating over 60 children.
To learn more about Paul Chadha visit http://www.paulchadha.com/