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Landing a federal legal job: finding success in the U.S.Government job market / by Richard L. Hermann.

By: Hermann, R. L. (Richard Lee).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago : American Bar Association, c2011Description: xxxi, 519 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781616328351.Other title: Finding success in the U.S.Government job market.Subject(s): Government attorneys -- United States | United States -- Officials and employees -- Selection and appointment | Law -- Vocational guidance -- United States
Contents:
The numbers -- Diversity -- Ageism -- Disability -- The pros -- The cons -- "Mainstream" attorney and "law-related" jobs -- Federal legal geography -- Overview of the federal legal structure -- Executive branch : overview and the executive office of the president -- Executive branch : cabinet departments -- Executive branch : the agencies -- Executive branch : Article I courts -- Legislative branch : overview, politics v. merit hiring, and members' offices -- The legislative branch : congressional committees and subcommittees -- The legislative branch : congressional support offices and member organizations -- The legislative branch : legislative branch agencies -- The judicial branch : overview and career paths -- Judicial branch : judicial branch agencies -- The quasi-federal sector -- Federal practice areas -- Hiring process overview -- Hiring for attorney jobs -- Mainstream attorney hiring : new grads -- Mainstream attorney hiring : experienced lawyers -- Mainstream attorney hiring : senior executive service.
Mainstream attorney hiring : administrative law judges -- Mainstream attorney hiring : immigration judges -- Mainstream attorney hiring : the Military Judge Advocate Generals Corps -- Mainstream attorney hiring : foreign affairs -- Mainstream attorney hiring : FBI special agents -- Mainstream attorney hiring : fellowship programs -- Hiring for federal "law-related" jobs -- Political appointments -- Disability hiring : the selective placement program -- Veterans' employment programs -- Indian preference hiring -- Key questions overview -- Preliminary questions -- Application process questions -- Job offer and acceptance questions -- Overcoming the application barrage -- What to submit -- How to submit -- Differentiating yourself from the competition -- Defending the nation -- The rise of regulation -- Technology run riot -- Globalization -- Energy independence -- Enforcement of intellectual property rights abroad -- Bubbles.
Resource shortages -- Alternative work scheduling and workplace modification -- There are the best, and then there are the best -- Functional areas with a great future -- Functional areas with a promising future -- "Hidden" federal attorney positions : keeping government (and everyone else) honest -- "Hidden" federal attorney positions : government contracting -- "Hidden" law-related positions : overview and regulatory compliance positions -- "Hidden" law-related positions : adjudication positions -- "Hidden" law-related positions : research and policy positions -- "Hidden" law-related jobs : transactional positions -- "Hidden" law-related positions : other positions -- Great places to work : overview and health regulation -- Great places to work: intellectual property and transactions -- Great places to work : national security -- Great places to work : economic regulation -- Great places to work : international affairs -- Great places to work : consumer protection -- Great places to work : litigation -- Great places to work : employment and civil rights -- Great places to work : legal research, advice, and counsel -- Great places to work : the newest of the new.
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The numbers -- Diversity -- Ageism -- Disability -- The pros -- The cons -- "Mainstream" attorney and "law-related" jobs -- Federal legal geography -- Overview of the federal legal structure -- Executive branch : overview and the executive office of the president -- Executive branch : cabinet departments -- Executive branch : the agencies -- Executive branch : Article I courts -- Legislative branch : overview, politics v. merit hiring, and members' offices -- The legislative branch : congressional committees and subcommittees -- The legislative branch : congressional support offices and member organizations -- The legislative branch : legislative branch agencies -- The judicial branch : overview and career paths -- Judicial branch : judicial branch agencies -- The quasi-federal sector -- Federal practice areas -- Hiring process overview -- Hiring for attorney jobs -- Mainstream attorney hiring : new grads -- Mainstream attorney hiring : experienced lawyers -- Mainstream attorney hiring : senior executive service.

Mainstream attorney hiring : administrative law judges -- Mainstream attorney hiring : immigration judges -- Mainstream attorney hiring : the Military Judge Advocate Generals Corps -- Mainstream attorney hiring : foreign affairs -- Mainstream attorney hiring : FBI special agents -- Mainstream attorney hiring : fellowship programs -- Hiring for federal "law-related" jobs -- Political appointments -- Disability hiring : the selective placement program -- Veterans' employment programs -- Indian preference hiring -- Key questions overview -- Preliminary questions -- Application process questions -- Job offer and acceptance questions -- Overcoming the application barrage -- What to submit -- How to submit -- Differentiating yourself from the competition -- Defending the nation -- The rise of regulation -- Technology run riot -- Globalization -- Energy independence -- Enforcement of intellectual property rights abroad -- Bubbles.

Resource shortages -- Alternative work scheduling and workplace modification -- There are the best, and then there are the best -- Functional areas with a great future -- Functional areas with a promising future -- "Hidden" federal attorney positions : keeping government (and everyone else) honest -- "Hidden" federal attorney positions : government contracting -- "Hidden" law-related positions : overview and regulatory compliance positions -- "Hidden" law-related positions : adjudication positions -- "Hidden" law-related positions : research and policy positions -- "Hidden" law-related jobs : transactional positions -- "Hidden" law-related positions : other positions -- Great places to work : overview and health regulation -- Great places to work: intellectual property and transactions -- Great places to work : national security -- Great places to work : economic regulation -- Great places to work : international affairs -- Great places to work : consumer protection -- Great places to work : litigation -- Great places to work : employment and civil rights -- Great places to work : legal research, advice, and counsel -- Great places to work : the newest of the new.

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