Deborah Bouchoux

B.A., San Diego State University, magna cum laude; J.D., University of Santa Clara School of Law, summa cum laude. Admitted before District of Columbia Court of Appeals and United States District Court for the Southern District of California. Member,  District of Columbia Bar Association (active) and the State Bar of California (inactive).


Ms. Bouchoux is a licensed attorney who was engaged in private practice for more than twenty years, specializing in corporate and intellectual property law. She also served for four years as in-house counsel for a high tech company in northern Virginia. Additionally, Ms. Bouchoux has more than twenty-five years of experience in legal education.  She has taught at various universities, including the University of San Diego.  She is the author of the following books and writings: Legal Research and Writing for Paralegals Business Organizations for Paralegals Fundamentals of Business Organizations for Paralegals Intellectual Property for Paralegals Protecting Your Company’s Intellectual Property Cite Checker: A Hands-On Guide to Citation Form Aspen Handbook for Legal Writers Legal Research Explained A Concise Guide to Legal Research and Writing Internships Through Employment: The Paralegal Job Hunter’s Handbook Ms. Bouchoux has spoken on a variety of legal topics at private law firms, Fortune 500 companies, for the National Capital Area Paralegal Association, and various government agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Tax Court.