Paul Harris

Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Paul HarrisHarris is responsible for oversight of the legal, regulatory, compliance and governance matters of CentraCare. Prior to joining CentraCare, Harris was in private practice with CentraCare’s corporate law firm and served as a Law Clerk for the Minnesota Supreme Court. He is a member and past Chair of the Health Law Section of the Minnesota State Bar Association and a past Delegate to the Association’s Assembly. Harris is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the Stearns/Benton Bar Association, and past member of the National Association of College and University Attorneys. He is a past chair of St. Cloud Chamber Leadership Program, St. John’s Boys Choir, and ReachUp/HeadStart Inc. He has previously served as a member on the St. Cloud Area Downtown Council Board of Directors and on the Cathedral High School Education Foundation Committee. Harris currently serves as a member on the Minnesota Hospital Association In-House Legal Counsel Committee, the Paramount Arts Resource Trust Board of Directors, and the Catholic Health Association of Minnesota Board of Directors.
Harris received his Bachelor of Arts degree from St. John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota and his Juris Doctor from Marquette University Law School, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.