Issue #19
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Focus on. . .
THE NEW .08 LEGAL LIMIT
Will it really make our roads more safe? Comments from the Prosecution (John Lipscombe, Travis County Attorney's Office), the Defense (Stuart Kinard) and Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) (Bill Lewis, Public Policy Liaison)    

The (Not So) New Rules of Civil Procedure

THE FIRST YEAR UNDER THE NEW DISCOVERY RULES: THE BIG ISSUES THUS FAR
by Bob Pemberton, Rules Attorney for The Supreme Court of Texas

So far, so good.

MESSAGE IN A TABLE: MASTERING THE NEW RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE  
by Susan Underwood
The handbook for locating and mastering the new rules
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Hot "Cites"

A QUESTION OF ETHICS, BUT WHOSE?
by Janet E. Cook, RP
What can happen to a Paralegal who works under the supervision of an unethical attorney.

MY CALL TO JURY DUTY (TALK ABOUT WANTING TO SCREAM!)
by Nancy C. McLaughlin, CLAS
It's much different in a small county.

FAMILY MEDIATION
by David W. Simpson, Assistant Director, Harris County Domestic Relations Office
Good tips for ANY mediation.

"INTEREST" IN OIL AND GAS
by Lauren H. Ottman, CPL
Some fundamentals...

UCC FILERS BEWARE—EVEN A MISSING HYPHEN CAN BE HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH
by John Robinson
A seemingly "minor" mistake can be fatal.

Departments

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE
Lisa Sprinkle, CLAS, President, 1999-2000
Having served on the Board of Directors for five years.....

AN OPEN LETTER TO THE MEMBERSHIP
from Nancy C. McLaughlin, CLAS, Editor TPJ
For our publications to remain viable, we must have your input!

EDITORIAL
by Nancy C. McLaughlin, CLAS
I've Learned...

SPECIAL EXCEPTIONS

WEB WIZARDS
Good sites as recommended by George Sabatino, Clark, Thomas & Winters, Austin Texas

Et Al.

NFPA 1999 PARALEGAL COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS REPORT

FOCUS ON THE TBLS CERTIFICATION

SPEAKERS BUREAU FORM

NOTICE OF TAPA CONVENTION 2000

2000 ANNUAL MEETING NOTICE
San Antonio–June 23, 2000

Columns

Scruples
Billing Ethics

by Ellen Lockwoord, CLA, Ethics Chair
How you keep your time can be important.

Law & Disorder 
Where is Daniel Webster when you need him?

Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean you're not being watched.

 

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