Paul Carelli was, among other things, a family lawyer. He was also a judge. He was admitted to the Nevada bar on November 12, 1965. Following is excerpted from his obituary:
Over the next 40 years until his retirement in 2005, Paul enjoyed a distinguished career practicing litigation, general counsel and family law and served for many years as a judge pro tem of the Clark County Municipal Court. In recognition of his accomplishments and contributions to the legal community, Paul was honored in 2004 by the Augustus Society and presented with the Justinian Award. Paul also served for 28 years as the Honorary Italian Consul for the State of Nevada.