ENGL 1100 (Wright): Health and Human Services: Paralegal

This is a Course Guide for a Health and Human Services contextualized English 1100 course. It contains readings used in the course as well as links to the various academic topic/program area Research Guides.

Program Areas

Paralegal Studies

Readings for this program are listed below.  The readings are sorted by personal, topical, and research issues to correspond to the three writing projects in the course.

Research Guides

This link is for the Research Guide related to the program area.  Links found in this Research Guide will lead you to websites, books, journals, and other resources connected to the program.

Readings-Paralegal Studies


Covington, O. (2018). Now hiring: Labor statistics project paralegal job market booming nationwide. Indiana Lawyer, 28(25), 3–18.


Ferm, J. M., & Thomas, P. (2010). Common complaints: A paralegal’s perspective on three top management pains. Law Practice: The Business of Practicing Law, 36(6), 5.




Davis, M. (2018). Technology has not replaced need for paralegals. ABA Journal, 104(2), 25.


Fines, B. G. (2011). Effectively using a paralegal in a family law practice. American Journal of Family Law, 25(1), 1–4.


Richardson Wyrick, C. (2014). Waging war against the unauthorized practice of law. Tennessee Bar Journal, 50(4), 3–12.


Surveys reveal base pay, responsibilities up for paralegals. (2014). Report on Salary Surveys, 21(5), 1–4.


Taylor, S. T. (2013). Paralegal hiring may be in decline but their value isn’t. Of Counsel, 32(5), 3–5.



Chambliss, E. (2014). Law school training for licensed “legal technicians”? Implications for the consumer market. South Carolina Law Review, 65(3), 579–610.


Dancer, H. (2018). Power and rights in the community: Paralegals as leaders in women’s legal empowerment in Tanzania. Feminist Legal Studies, 26(1), 47–64.


O’Hanlon, T. (2011). Protecting client confidences: Changing the mechanisms for preventing paralegal conflicts. Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, 24(3), 747–760.

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