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Frank W. Elliott
Professor of Law
Texas A&M University School of Law
1515 Commerce Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
Phone: (817) 212-3926  Fax: (817) 212-3965
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LL.B. with honors 1957 University of Texas School of Law. B.A. 1951 University of Texas. Comment editor, Texas Law Review. Member, Order of the Coif.

Dean, Texas A&M University School of Law (1992-94); dean, Dallas/Fort Worth School of Law (1989-92); of counsel, Ramirez & Associates; partner, Baker, Mills & Glast; president, Southwestern Legal Foundation; dean and professor, Texas Tech University; visiting professor, the Judge Advocate General’s School; director of research, Texas Constitutional Revision Commission; parliamentarian, Texas Senate; professor, University of Texas; briefing attorney, Supreme Court of Texas; assistant attorney general, state of Texas. Member of the American Law Institute. Published several books, book supplements and articles, including casebooks on evidence, Texas pre-trial procedure and Texas trials and appeals, as well as one of the most widely used resources on Texas civil practice, Texas forms and Texas pre-trial procedure.

Research/Teaching Areas
Settlement Advocacy

Texas Pre-trial Procedure
Texas Trial & Appellate Procedure

Current Projects
Revision of State Bar of Texas ADR Handbook

Representative Publications
McDonald, Texas Civil Practice, 5 Volumes, Callaghan & Company (1971-1992)

West’s Texas Forms, Volumes 9 and 10, Civil Trial and Appellate Practice, West (1977, 2d ed. 1989, 3d ed. 2000)

Personal Interests
Korean War, 50th Anniversary