The Public Lawyer Index

Volume Index

The Public Lawyer

Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring 1993:

Copelan, Jr., John J. and Lamb, Steven A., "Disaster Law & Hurricane Andrew."

Douglass, John Jay, "Mission to Tirana."

Long, Tracey, "Family Issues and the Public Workplace."

Siegel, Myrna, "The New Federal Standards of Conduct."

Note: No volume 2 published in 1993.


Vol. 2, No. 1-2, Summer 1994:

Bissonette, Aimee M., "Drafting a Model Pro Bono Policy for Government Lawyers in the Wake of the Amendment to Model Rule 6.1."

Dietel, J. Edwin, "Excellence in a Government Legal Practice."

Dorsey, Charles H., Michael Genz and Yolanda Turner, "A History of Maryland’s Legal Aid Bureau, Inc."

Huckabee, Gregory M, "Our Past is Prologue Over 50 Years in the Legal Trenches."

Minnesota State Bar Association, "The Minnesota State Bar Association Model Pro Bono Policy and Procedures for Government Attorneys." (Special insert).

Rapp, Cynthia, "Volunteer Legal Services and Government and Public Sector Attorneys."


Vol. 3, No.1, Winter 1995:

Edles, Gary J., "In Defense of a Micro Agency: A Look at the Administrative Conference of the United States."

Preate, Jr., Ernest D., "State Enforcement of Federal Regulation: A New Approach to Combating Telemarketing Fraud."

Ross, Joseph E., "Book Review: Reviving the American Dream, by Alice M. Rivlin."

Skoler, Daniel L. and Kiviat, Steven, "Public Lawyers’ Free Speech Rights -And Wrongs: An Exploration of Ethical Limits, Recent Trends, and New Caselaw."

Note: No volume 2 published in 1995.


Vol. 4, No. 1, Winter 1996:

Dietel, J. Edwin, "The Character of Extraordinary Leadership."

Gates, M. David, "Launch of Canadian Bar Association Conference of Government and Public Sector Lawyers."

Hedderman, J.W., "An Inside Look at State Government Law Offices - Political Hacks Need Not Apply: The Changing Role of Agency Counsel in Massachusetts."

Suarez-Rivas, Raphael E., "The Broward County Attorney’s Office: A Profile of a Public Law Office."

Trice, Judith Andrea, "EPA’s Brownfields Initiative: A New Role for State and Local Governments in the Environmental Clean-up Process."

Note: No volume 2 published in 1996.


Vol. 5, No. 1, Winter 1997:

Campbell, Mary, "It’s a Long Way From Milwaukee to Sonsonate: The Human Rights Sabbatical of a Wisconsin Public Defender."

Murray, Brenda P., "What Happened to the Green Eyeshades?"

Reno, Janet, "Justice Department Embraces Pro Bono Program."

Ross, Joseph E., "Book Review: Preventing and Responding to Workplace Sexual Harassment by Christopher B. McNeil."

Skoler, Daniel L., "Health Care and Fraud Abuse: New Levels of Immediacy and New Heights of Public Lawyer Activity."

Tierney, James E., "State Attorneys General v. Tobacco - A War Without End?"


Vol. 5, No. 2, Summer 1997:

Cooper, Sam, "North Carolina Assistant District Attorney Promotes the Rule of Law in Latvia."

Long, Tracey, "Federal Work Environments Brace for the 21 st Century with Cutting Edge Family Friendly Policies."

Mikkelson, Katherine, "Public Lawyers and National Bar Leadership: Two Outstanding Players Step to the Plate."

Pou, Jr., Charles and Hwang, Karen, "What Every Lawyer Should Know About Government ADR."

Volcker, Paul A., "Perspectives: Reflections on the Public Service of the Future."


Vol. 6, No 1, Winter 1998:

Culvahouse, Jr., Arthur B., "Perspectives: Reflections on the Role of White House Counsel."

Essex, Maureen, "Back to School: A Maryland Public Defender Takes a Sabbatical."

Meltzer, D. Leah, "Workplace Ombuds in the Government."

Mikkelson, Katherine, "Paying Tribute: Honoring Excellence in Government Lawyers."

Stobo, Gerry H., "Up Close and Personal - The Training of Tribunal Members: A Canadian Experience."


Vol. 6, No. 2, Summer 1998:

Brown, Pamila, "Charlie Dorsey - Legacy of Excellence Now Embodied in Stone."

Dietel, J. Edwin and Lynch, Richard P., "Advancing the Public Bar II: A Leadership Institute."

Fertitta, Robert S., "The National College of District Attorneys -30 Years of Service."

Keithline, Jeffrey A. and Skoler, Daniel L., "Unfunded Mandates: Headaches, Dilemmas and Myths for Government Lawyers at All Levels."

Schinasi, Lee D., "A 25 Year Perspective on America’s Largest Legal "Family" Business: The Judge Advocate General’s Corps."


Vol. 7, No. 1, Winter 1999:

Edwards, Ginny, "Loan Forgiveness: Making Public Interest Law Interesting."

Lenox, William and Tedesco Purcell, Anita, "The Federal Public Lawyer and State Ethics Rules."

Mikkelson, Katherine, "Representing the Best of Public Sector Law.

Reznek, Sarah, "States Take Aim Against Fraudulent Telemarketers."


Vol. 7, No. 2, Summer 1999:

Caylor, David C., "An Uncertain Privilege?"

Collopy, Daniel F., "Setting Up and Running a Pro Bono Program in a Government Office: The NLRB's Experience."

Hogan, John and Marley, John, "Cambodia: Getting There is Only Half the Battle."

Hogan, John, Marley, John, Maxwell, Major Mark D., and Palmer, Major Jeffrey S. "The JAG Corps Goes Overseas."

Maxwell, Major Mark D., "Lasting Impressions of a Developing World."

Palmer, Major Jeffrey S., "Uganda: No Boondoggle."


Vol. 8, No. 1, Winter 2000:

Bryant, Theresa J., "The Law Schools Role in Promoting Public Service."

Mikkelson, Katherine, "Crème de la Crème."

Orr, Robert, "Government Using Private Sector Lawyers: A Preview of Things to Come?"

Ross, Joseph E., Stern, Joyce R., and Wieland, Richard, "Public Lawyers Don't Fade Away."

Tunheim, John R., "The Assassination Records Review Board: Unlocking the Government's Secret Files on the Murder of a President."


Vol. 8, No. 2, Summer 2000:

Conner, Roger, "Community Oriented Lawyering: New Approach for Public Sector Lawyers."

Crain, Michael D., "Time for the Sun to Rise on Federal Sunset Legislation."

DeVries, David and Schinasi, Lee D., "Public Lawyers and Multidisciplinary Practice: Yea or Nay?"

Feroli, James A., "Politics and Public Lawyers: Is Your Job Safe?"


Vol. 9, No. 1, Winter 2001:

Ballantine, Kristen, "Applause, Applause: Government and Public Sector Lawyers Honored."

Feroli, James, "When Pro Bono Work is a Crime: The Government Lawyer and 18 USC § 205."

Kidd, Susan, "Take Action: Establish a Loan Repayment Assistance Program."

Tunheim, John R., "Searching for the Rule of Law in Kosovo."


Vol. 9, No. 2, Summer 2001:

Feroli, James, "Changing Administrations: Navigating Through a Transition."

Monforte, Michele Ann, "Law and Government Centers: A 'Capital'' Resource for Public Lawyers."

Samoluk, Thomas E., "Public Lawyers and the Modern Media: Dealing with the Realities."

"The ABCs of ABA Involvement"


Vol. 10, No. 1, Winter 2002:

Challenger, Leigh K., "Heart and Soul: Government and Public Sector Lawyers Honored."

DeVries, David, "Book Review: Sovereign Virtue: The Theory and Practice of Equality."

Hirt, Theodore, "Deference to Administrative Agency Decisions After Christensen v. Harris County and United States v. Mead Corporation."

Ketterer, Andrew, "Public Attorneys and No-Win Lead Litigation."

Pandak, Sharon, "Creating the Best Public Law Office: Dispelling the Myths of Law Office Management and Help is on the Way."


Volume 10, No. 2, Summer 2002

Baker, Judge James E., “The Constitutional Duty of a National Security Lawyer in a Time of Terror.”

Essex, Maureen F., “Undertaking Uzbekistan.”

Binder, Steve, “The Homeless Court Program: Taking the Court to the Streets


Volume 11, No. 1, Winter 2003

Baca, Lawrence R., Reflections on Diversity in the Public Law Office by the DOJ Civil Rights Division's First Indian Lawyer

Baker, Judge James E, Ordered Liberty and the Homeland Security Mission

Henderson, Jennifer J., Division Recognizes Public Lawyers at Their Best

Mathy, Judge Pamela, The Privilege of Representing the Public

Mikkelson, Katherine, Ethical Dilemmas: A Summary of Recent Case Law


Volume 11, No. 2, Summer 2003

"Homeland Security: Organizing the New Department and Facing Challenges."

Henderson, Jennifer, "Just the Facts: An Overview of the Organizational Structure of the New Department of Homeland Security."

O'Reilly, James, "Sunshine Laws and Racial Profiling Challenges."

Maddox, John D., "DHS and Coordination with State & Local Officials."

Mikkelson, Katherine, "Urgent Business for America: A Report from the National Commission on the Public Service."

Lawson, Jerry A., "Blogs for Public Lawyers."


Volume 12, No. 1, Winter 2004

Gellman, Jonathan S., "Federal Disaster Relief Reshaped for a New World."

Schiefen Stine, Margaret, "Supervising 101 for Lawyers."

Sanders Reach, Catherine and Kilmer Flood, Molly, "Tips, Tricks, and Tools: Taming the Internet."

Mikkelson, Katherine, "Bravisimo: Government and Public Sector Lawyers Honored."


Volume 12, No. 2, Summer 2004

Edwin, L. Felter, Jr., "Assignment Vietnam: Administrative Law Reform with a Side of Gumbo."

Susan Kidd, "Everyday Ethical Dilemmas."

Sarah Hilton, "General E.E. Anderson: Honoring His Service and Achievements."

Nadine C. Warner, "Metadata 101: What Lies Beneath."

Gwendolyn Hodge, "Book Review: Words Have Meaning."


Volume 13, No. 1, Winter 2005

Cheryl Zalenski, "Eight Questions a Government Lawyer Should Ask Before Taking a Pro Bono Case."

Jerry Lawson, " IEC Journal: A New Way for Government Lawyers to Share Information."

Col. Richard M. Whitaker, "Legal Operations in Northern Iraq: The 101st Airborne Division, Office of the Staff Judge Advocate."

Sarah Hilton, "Honoring the Public Sector's Best for 2004 ."


Volume 13, No. 2, Summer 2005

Greg Brooker , "Government Investigations and the Attorney-Client Privilege: What's All the Fuss About?"

Ross H. Garber and Shana-Tara Regon, " A Privileged Relationship? Public Lawyers, Take Heed."

Ellen M. Lazarus, "Admission by Motion Rules: Slow Motion in the Aftermath of MJP Reform?"

Sarah Hilton, "Community Lawyering: A Problem-Solving Approach."


Volume 14, No. 1, Winter 2006

Ann Miller Ravel and Alexa Tondreau, "Public Law Office Management and Client Relations. "

Allison Fayle, "ABA International Rule of Law Initiatives."

Susan Kidd, "Steering Clear of Ethics Pitfalls."

David J. DeVries, " Active Liberty: Interpreting Our Democratic Constitution, by Justice Stephen Breyer."


Volume 14, No. 2, Summer 2006

Catherine Sanders Reach, "Dial M for Management: Taming Electronic Documents in a Public Law Office."

Susan Kidd and Ruta Stropus, "Interviewing Intelligence: Ten Steps to a Succesful Dialogue."

Katherine Mikkelson, "Continuity of Operations for Government and the Pandemic Flu Threat."

Assignment Vietnam Update


Volume 15, No. 1, Winter 2007

Peter Glowacki and Steve Gluckman, "E-Learning: An Efficient, Cost-Effective Method of Delivering CLE and Other Training."

Katherine Mikkelson, "Ten Tips for Starting a Pro Bono Program in a Government Office."

Bruce L. Adelson, "Title VI, Limited English Proficiency and the Public Lawyer."

Sarah Hilton, "Public Lawyers Win Admiration and Awards in 2006."


Volume 15, No. 2, Summer 2007

Katherine Mikkelson, "The Government, Green Building and LEED ."

David J. DeVries, "Book Review: Legislative Drafter's Deskbook by Tobias A. Dorsey."

Bruce L. Adelson, "Minority-Language Election Rules and the Public Lawyer."

Laura Ikens, "Records Management and the Public Law Office."


Volume 16, No. 1, Winter 2008

Ted Hirt, "The Challenges of Electronic Discovery: Recent Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure."

R. William Ide III, "Erosion of the Attorney-Client Privilege, the Work Product Doctrine and Employee Legal Rights During Corporate Investigations: The ABA and Its Allies Seek to Stem the Tide."

Cheryl Zalenski, "Government Lawyer Pro Bono: How Much Is Being Done, and How Can We Improve?"

Sarah Hilton, "Accolades Abound at the Division's 2007 Awards Reception."


Volume 16, No. 2, Summer 2008

Alan F. Smith and Sharon E. Pandak, " Scott v. Harris: Use of Force in Hot Pursuit."

Bruce L. Adelson, "Bailout from the Voting Rights Act: A Reward for Complying with Federal Law."

Joshua Poje, "Sanctions Just a Click Away: Email's Ethical Pitfalls."

Susan Kidd, "Recruiting the Best Public Lawyers: Mastering the Fundamentals."


Volume 17, No. 1, Winter 2009

Ann Miller Ravel and Kate L. Didech , "Local Government Lawyers as Agents of Social Change: Litigating for the Public Interest."

Chief Justice Frank J. Williams , "Lincoln's Attorney General: Edward Bates and His Historic Opinion on Citizenship."

Katherine Mikkelson , "Ethics: Not All Relative."

Sarah Hilton, "National Awards: Public Lawyers Earn Division's Top Honors in 2008 "


Volume 17, No. 2, Summer 2009

Larry Long , "The 24/7 Sobriety Project ."

Bruce L. Adelson, "What You Need to Know to Comply with a Broader Americans with Disabilities Act ."

Stephen Stine and Joshua Poje, "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Blogging, Microblogging and Social Networking for Public Lawyers."


Volume 18, No. 1, Winter 2010

Katherine Mikkelson, "Veterans Courts Offer Hope and Treatment."

Gilda R. Daniels, "Office Politics: Hiring and Firing Government Lawyers."

William K. Suter, "Ten Rules for a Successful Appellate Argument."

Sarah Hilton, "Public Lawyers from Madison, Minneapolis and Los Angeles Receive 2009 National Awards in Chicago."


Volume 18, No. 2, Summer 2010

Katherine Mikkelson, "Cybervetting and Monitoring Employees' Online Activities: Assessing the Legal Risks for Employers."

Ledy VanKavage, Katie Barnett and Lauren A. Gallagher, "The Fiscal Impact of Breed Discriminatory Laws at the Dawn of Doggy DNA."

Jennifer Close, "Federal Hiring: Reform Is on the Way."

Susan Kidd, "Avoiding Ethical Snares."


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