Legal Writing Project 1
Mike Wilson, Esq.
Brian Bastyr, Esq.
About the Author
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.
About the Reviewer
Brian Bastyr is a senior attorney editor for West Group, a legal publishing 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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