Compiled by Research Services • Last Updated September 3, 2021
PA Secondary Materials
Secondary materials, such as encyclopedias, practice guides, and treatises can be excellent tools for getting started. They will give you an overview of the law in a particular area and often provide very practical tips.
Some of the resources in this guide may include forms. For a greater list of form sets, see the Pennsylvania Forms guide.
Some of the resources published by LexisNexis and West/Thomson Reuters may be available on the library's Lexis and Westlaw computers. Information on electronic access in included when available.
Helpful subject specific practice materials from publishers such as Bisel, Lexis, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, and West/Thomson Reuters are also available. Search the Jenkins' catalog for a list of treatises. Additionally, West's Pennsylvania Practice Series is a useful collection of treatises divided into subjects like family law, mortgages, torts, workers' compensation, and more.