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James Hambleton
Associate Dean for Budgeting & Planning
Texas A&M University School of Law
1515 Commerce Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

Phone: (817) 212-3818  Fax: (817) 212-3965
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J.D. 1978 George Washington University National Law Center. A.M.L.S. 1971 University of Michigan. B.A. cum laude 1969 Middlebury College.

Legal information resources manager, Haynes and Boone; director, Texas State Law Library; head of public services, University of Texas Tarleton Law Library. Published in the American Bar Association Journal, the Texas Bar Journal, the Arkansas Lawyer and the Law Library Journal; co-authored one book and served as subject editor for law in Texas Reference Sources. Named one of the five Best Law Librarians of 1986 by Legal Information Alert. Co-recipient, The West Excellence in Academic Law Librarianship Award, 1995.

Research/Teaching Areas
Legal Research & Writing

Current Projects
Petitions for Review in the Texas Supreme Court: Conforming Texas Law and Rules of Appellate Procedure to Practice

Representative Presentations
Research on the Internet: Authenticity, Accuracy, and Citation. Dallas Area Paralegal Association
September, 2000

Library Planning Assumptions, Bricks, Bytes and Continuous Renovation
Panel presentor, ABA Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, Washington D.C., March, 2000

Personal Injury Research on the Internet
Presented to the Personal Injury Legal Assistants Division, State Bar of Texas, Fort Worth, TX, June 11, 1999

Petitions for Review: Dispositions by the Texas Supreme Court
Presented to the editorial staff of Shepard’s Pub. Co., Colorado Springs, CO, Sept. 2-3, 1999

Researching on the Internet: Exploding Myths and Facing Reality
Presented at LegalTech, Dallas, TX, September 9, 1999

Legal Issues of the Internet
Presented to the Tarrant County Bar Women Attorney’s Section, Fort Worth, TX, Oct. 3, 1998

Using the Internet in Law Practice
Presented to American Airlines attorneys and paralegals, Dallas, TX, May 27, 1998

Technology Training: Using the Internet in Law Practice
Presented to the Litigation Section of Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, Tucson, AZ, May 15 & May 16, 1998

Representative Publications
Notations for Subsequent Histories in Civil Cases
65 Texas Bar Journal 694 (2002).

"Unplanned Career Paths: The Role of Serendipity"
10 Trends in Law Library Management and Technology, No. 4, 5 (Oct./Dec. 1999)

"Legal Waysides on the Information Superhighway: What Archie and Veronica are Doing with Gophers in Cyberspace"
10 The Court Manager 7 (Winter 1995) [with Jacqueline E. Wright and Timothy N. Holthoff]

"Take a Walk on the Web Side"
7 Court Techology Bulletin 1 (No. 3, May/June 1995)

"Who was that Masked Court? An Introduction to Texas' New Special Court of Review"
56 Tex. Bar J. 1133 (December 1993) [with Jim Paulsen]

"Library Technology Keeps Attorneys Even With Clients"
New York Law Journal, Monday, September 21, 1992, p. S8

"Of PDR's and Precedent"
55 Tex. B. J. 1074 (November 1992) [with Jim Paulsen]

"A Pocket Part of Posey's: A Daring Expose of Posey's Unreported Cases"
53 Tex. B. J. 806 (July, 1990) [with Jim Paulsen]

Personal Interests
5K Races

Links of Interest
Judicial Commitee on Information Technology