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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:

Back to Basics: the 5 Cs by Katherine Mikkelson

Profiles in Government Service: Advice from the Trenches by Clayton LaForge

Raising Your Profile by Enrique Covarrubias

Leading and Guiding: Women Government Lawyers by Katherine Mikkelson

 

JOB SEARCH:

Mid-Career Transitions: Moving from Private Practice to the Public Sector by Andrew Chapin

Job Search Do's and Dont's by Kiren Jahangeer

Using Social Media to Land Your Next Job by Katherine Mikkelson

 

TRAINING/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:

Five Tips for Reading Legislation and Code by Abbie Gruwell

Effective Witness Preparation by Ted Hirt

How to Deal with Difficult Opposing Counsel by Ted Hirt

Delivering Bad News to Clients by Katherine Mikkelson

Practice Tips from Happy Public Lawyers by Katherine Mikkelson

 

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.