Winning litigation tips for legal assistants and lawyers
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Winning litigation tips for legal assistants and lawyers

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Published by Oregon State Bar in Lake Oswego, Or .
Written in English


  • Litigation,
  • Actions and defenses -- United States,
  • Legal research -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Workshop held February 10, 1995 at the Portland Conference Center, Portland, Oregon.

StatementOregon State Bar Continuing Legal Education.
ContributionsOregon State Bar. Continuing Legal Education.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14428235M

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