Civil and Employment Litigation Attorney Teresa L. De Ford, Signs Publishing Deal With CelebrityPress To Release “More Than Money: Creating a Legacy That Really Matters”

Teresa L. De Ford, family, business, and employment attorney, has recently signed a publishing deal with business book publishing company, CelebrityPress, along with Alexis Neely and other leading attorneys from across the nation to release the legal guide, “More Than Money: Creating a Legacy That Really Matters.”

The Woodlands, Tex. – October 6, 2010 – Teresa L. De Ford, family, business and employment law attorney, has joined with noted attorney and media legal expert, Alexis Neely and other leading attorneys, to co-write the forthcoming book titled, “More Than Money: Creating a Legacy That Really Matters.” Nick Nanton, Esq. along with business partner, JW Dicks, Esq., recently signed the publishing deal with Teresa to contribute her experience to the book, which will be released under their CelebrityPress™ label.

Over the last 15 years, Teresa’s legal practice has focused primarily on personal injury defense trial law with an emphasis on trucking and oilfield injury litigation defense. Teresa has also handled business and employment law matters and numerous appeals. Recently, Teresa has found a passion in helping people learn how to best protect their families and businesses and she has expanded her practice to focus on that need.

The forthcoming book, “More Than Money: Creating a Legacy That Really Matters” will feature strategies for family and wealth planning beyond the typical advice of passing money along to one’s family and heirs.  While these attorneys certainly understand the value of such planning, they are authoring the book to shed light on the more important subjects that transcend the typical financial portion of an estate plan.

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About Teresa L. De Ford:

Born on Christmas Eve 1966 in Lansing, Michigan, Teresa grew up in the small, Mid-Michigan farming community of Ovid. Teresa later studied political philosophy and criminal justice at Michigan State University.

While at Michigan State, Teresa had the opportunity to participate in two internships with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration in Washington, D.C.  Teresa’s internships turned into a fascinating five year career with the DEA as an Intelligence Research Specialist, which took her from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco, California, and finally to Houston, Texas.

After five years with the DEA, Teresa started law school at the University of Houston Law Center. During law school, Teresa became a member of the Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity and was inducted into the Order of the Barons. Teresa was also the Senior Articles Editor for the Houston Law Review during her third year of law school. Teresa graduated from the University of Houston Law Center cum laude and was admitted to the Texas bar in 1995. She was admitted to the Louisiana bar in 2001.

Over the last 15 years, Teresa’s legal practice has focused primarily on personal injury defense trial law with an emphasis on trucking and oilfield injury litigation defense. Teresa has also handled business and employment law matters and numerous appeals. Recently, Teresa has found a passion in helping people learn how to best protect their families and businesses and she has expanded her practice to focus on that need.

Because of her passion for helping the people and businesses in her community, Teresa is very active in The Woodlands community. She is on the board of directors for both The Woodlands and Montgomery County Bar Associations and The Community Clinic, a local free health clinic. Teresa also enjoys playing golf and is active with a women’s golf organization called Women on Course. Teresa is also active in The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce and is a 2009 graduate of Leadership Montgomery County.

Teresa has been married to her husband Mark, a computer engineer she met while at Michigan State, since 1992. She and Mark have two busy boys (10 and 3) and the family resides in The Woodlands, Texas.

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About Celebrity Press™:

Celebrity Press™ is a business book publisher that publishes books from thought leaders around the world. Celebrity Press™ specializes in helping its authors grow their businesses through book publishing. Celebrity Press™ has published books alongside Brian Tracy, Ron Legrand, Mari Smith, Kelly O’Neil, Alexis Martin Neely and many other of the biggest experts across diverse fields.

If you’d like to learn more about Celebrity Press™ or to see if we’re a good fit for your book project, please visit http://www.celebritypresspublishing.com/contact-us