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Download the full text of these articles that appeared in our newsletter, Pass It On, and our magazine, The Public Lawyer.

ADVANCEMENT:
"Charting Your Nontraditional Legal Career: Practical Steps." Pass It On, Vol. 20, No. 4.

"Career Corner: 10 Tips for Moving Up!" Pass It On, Vol. 15, No. 4.

"Charting Your Future: Creating an Individual Development Plan" Pass It On, Vol. 16, No. 1.

"Career Corner: Leaping into a Second Career" Pass It On, Vol. 16, No. 3.

"Developing Key Leadership Skills" Pass It On, Vol. 17, No. 2.

"Ten Tips for Career Advancement (Without Sacrificing Your Work-Life Balance)" Pass It On, Vol. 22, No. 4.

COMMUNITY LAWYERING:
"Community Lawyering: A Problem-Solving Approach," The Public Lawyer, Vol. 13, No. 2.

JOB SEARCH:
"Avoiding the Revolving Door: Ethical Issues for Government Lawyers Transitioning to the Private Sector." Pass It On, Vol. 19, No. 4.

"Changing Administrations: Navigating Through a Transition." The Public Lawyer, Vol. 9, No. 1. *Also listed under WORK ENVIRONMENT

"Using Social Media to Land Your Next Job." Pass It On, Vol. 19, No. 3.

TRAINING/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
"Mentoring Programs: An Untapped Resource for the Public Law Office." Pass It On, Vol. 9, No. 4.

"Judicial Law Clerk: The Legal Experience of a Lifetime." Pass It On, Vol. 11, No. 1.

STAFF MORALE/MOTIVATION:
"Stressed Out? Depressed? Drink too Much? Lawyer Assistance Programs Can Help." Pass It On, Vol. 18, No. 1.

PRODUCTIVITY:
"Why Can't I Get it All Done? Strategies for Increasing Your Productivity." Pass It On, Vol. 19, No. 1.

POLITICALLY MOTIVATED PERSONNEL DECISIONS:
"Politics and Public Lawyers: Is Your Job Safe?" The Public Lawyer, Vol. 8, No. 2.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
"How Green is Your Gov?" Pass It On, Vol. 17, No. 4.

"Income, Mobility, and Job Satisfaction in the Public Sector Bar." Pass It On, Vol. 15, No. 4.

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