Stanley D. Murray has been a member of the State Bar of Arizona since 1982. His practice has primarily involved civil litigation and appeals. He wrote his first version of this book as an in-house reference list for the legal secretaries and attorneys at a law office where he worked and soon, after considerable demand, published the first edition of this book in 1990. He has taught legal research to paralegal students and lectured extensively on legal research on the internet to attorneys throughout the United States. He is currently in private practice advising attorneys and representing clients in family law appeals.