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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. Learn about diverse paths to success in the public sector from: the Hon. Susan Burke, Hennepin County District Court, Minneapolis, MN; Jenae Naumann, Assistant City Attorney, Tempe, AZ; Steve Vieux, attorney, Bureau of Competition, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, DC; and Anne Dewey-Balzhiser (moderator), former General Counsel of two federal agencies. This program is divided into four 20-minute segments, which you can hear separately:

PowerPoint presentations

Getting Hired (audio) – Segment 1 (pdf)
Job Performance (audio) – Segment 2 (pdf)
Career Advancement (audio) – Segment 3 (pdf)
Work-Life Balance (audio) – Segment 4 (pdf)

Print out the accompanying four PowerPoint presentations first, which contain slides for each of the four segments. Click on each segment to learn more about the topic. The panelists are introduced on the audio in Segment 1. Their biographies are provided below.

Panelist Bios (pdf)
Tips For Moving Up (pdf)