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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Richard Schell  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

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Rich grew up in Polo, Illinois. He currently resides in Des Plaines, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Richard E. Schell is a lawyer, small farm owner, and author. He grew up in Polo, Illinois in a farming family.He has an extensive background in publishing, including writing, editing, and author representation. He writes and speaks frequently on legal issues involving intellectual property, agricultural entrepreneurship, and immigration. He has written numerous books and articles on topics including immigration, publishing contracts, business entities, and regulatory issues for small farmers.He holds a BA in History and English from Illinois Wesleyan University and a JD from Southern Illinois University. He has studied International Law at the University of Notre Dame, London Law Campus. A member of the Chicago Bar Association and the Chicago Creative Inverstors Association, he is also currently Secretary of the Chicago Farmers and sits on the board of IDEA (Initiative for the Development of Entrepreneurs in Agriculture).He is Of Cousel with the Law Offices of Kurt A. Wagner, a small international law firm with offices in Illinois and Austria. He currently resides in Des Plaines, Illinois.


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Titles At Your Library

Become a U.S. Citizen
ISBN: 1572485973

Sphinx Publishing. 2007

Passing the U.S. citizenship examination is no easy task. However, the actual test is just one aspect of the entire process of becoming a U.S. citizen. Understanding the complete process, from start to finish, is the true key of achieving your dream. Become a U.S. Citizen can help turn that dream into a reality.

Focusing on the many paths to citizenship, it guides you through the entire process and helps cut the time it takes to become a citizen. This important resource gives you everything you need to successfully understand each of the steps toward achieving citizenship.

- The required forms with instructions for completing them correctly
- The back-up documentation required to support your application
- The examination for citizenship with tips for scoring higher
- The English language requirement--what you really need to know
- The interview--how to say what you want to say, and not what you don't
- Plus, common problems and how to avoid them

Quick Cash: A Guide to Raising Money During Life's Planned and Unplanned Changes (Sphinx Legal)
ISBN: 1572483857

Sphinx Publishing. 2004

Credit Card Bills Stacking Up?

Everybody needs a little something extra every once in a while. Sometimes it is for an unexpected trip to the ER, other times it is to pay the gas bill. No matter if your need is great or small, Quick Cash gives you the tools and information you need to get over today's financial hurdles.

Additional material tells you what not to do during your financial crunch. Valuable tips, checklists and exercises help you avoid legal troubles and evaluate the long-term consequences of your choices.

An expert puts his proven techniques into one convenient manual. Quick Cash provides strategies for boosting your cash flow:

Ask For It-Uncle Sam has numerous FREE programs for those in need

Borrow It-Pawnshops turn your goods into GOLD in minutes

Sell It-Don't donate blood when you can sell it for $

Earn It-Dog-walking for DOLLARS and cat-sitting for CASH

Find It-A map for BURIED TREASURE in your own backyard


Make informed decisions that alleviate your worries.

U.S. Immigration and Citizenship Q&A (U.S. Immigration & Citizenship Q & A)
ISBN: 1572483628

Sphinx Publishing. 2003

Attorneys Schell, Richard E. Schell, and Kurt A. Wagner, specialists in international and immigration law, offer advice to people thinking of trying to enter the US for work, pleasure, or school, or are in the process of immigrating there. They incorporate regulation changes since 9/11. The questions and answers are in topical sections, and the information is indexed. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)