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Government & Public Sector Lawyers

ABA Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division

The Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division’s mission is to serve the nation’s public lawyers. By promoting integrity and excellence among public advocates, providing meaningful services not obtainable elsewhere, and by highlighting the extraordinary work of public lawyers, GPSLD works to enhance the position of public lawyers, create camaraderie within the public sector, and provide representation within the for public lawyers.

Outreach to law students is one of the Division’s top priorities. The Division’s Public Lawyer Career Program, designed to provide law students information about various public sector jobs, practical advice about securing positions and general job-hunting tips has helped hundreds of law students. Using a user-friendly toolkit, Division members are encouraged to present the program in their community.

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Government & Public Sector Lawyers

Law Student Resources

The Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division (GPSLD) law student page provides articles and information on topics such as loan repayment and forgiveness, legal careers in the public sector, and surviving law school.

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