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About the Autho

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Mike Wilson is a freelance writer and college instructor who has

had wide legal and educational experience.

He graduated with his bachelor of arts degree in English from the

University of Kentucky in 1976, and three years later received his

law degree from the same school. He has been a partner in a law

firm, a solo practitioner, and has done work in general and family

mediation. He has also been a full-time instructor in Paralegal

Studies at Sullivan College in Kentucky. He was given the “Teacher

of the Year” award in 1997.

Mr. Wilson has had a number of papers published on law-related

topics in both scholarly and popular journals.

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Brian Bastyr is a senior attorney editor for West Group, a legal pub

lishing company. He earned a bachelor’s degree at the University of

Illinois, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of

Law. He is currently a member of the Illinois bar, and has published

a number of articles in legal journals.

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