The Division's members-only Public Law Office Management Web page offers resources on improving communication with your clients, dealing with the media, obtaining grants for office programs, supervising employees, and developing mentoring programs.

GPSLD Email Discussion Group

Join this group to conveniently communicate with other GPSLD members. To join, simply email

Practice Pointers

Check out these one page tip sheets with easy to digest info and checklists on topics such as writing better briefs, dealing with difficult opposing counsel, seeking access to disaster sites, and delivering bad news to clients.

Cultivating Civility

Created in partnership with the ABA's Tort, Trial and Insurance Practice Section, this program examines issues surrounding civility in today's legal practice. Jill Mariani, an assistant district attorney with the New York County District Attorney's Office moderates the program and the panelists are Dick A. Semerdjian, a partner in Schwartz, Semerdjian Ballard and Cauley, LLP, and current chair of the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section; and Gregory Brooker, chief of the Civil Division of the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Minnesota.

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Diverse Pathways

Diverse Pathways to Success in the Public Sector – free audio programs below Developing a satisfying legal career requires thoughtful decisions about our job choices. Public sector lawyers face challenges that differ from those in the private sector.

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ABA Veterans Legal Services Initiative

The ABA's new Veterans Legal Services Initiative will position the ABA to lead a holistic, sustainable effort to ensure that veterans have access to justice and receive the legal support they, their families, and their caregivers deserve.

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