AdVanced Consulting’s principal, Stephanie D. Vance, has had over twelve years of experience in Washington, DC, both as a lobbyist and a congressional aide, including positions as legislative assistant, legislative director and staff director. She is the author of “Government by the People: How to Communicate with Congress” (AdVanced Consulting, 1999). Her work on congressional communications stems from a deep and abiding belief that the US system of government is effective only when citizens are active and well-informed participants. She has presented the concepts behind “How to Communicate with Congress” at events around the country, and has been a guest on the public radio show “Public Interest”, produced by WAMU in Washington, DC. Ms. Vance holds a Master’s degree in Legislative Affairs from George Washington University and is included in the 2000 edition of Who’s Who in American Women. Her Web site is AdvocacyGuru.com.
Listen Up: Communication Depends on Learning to Listen
By Marie Wallace
Marie Wallace has enjoyed a fulfilling career as a librarian, beginning in 1951 in academia with the University of California and transitioning in 1971 into the private law library world until her 1995 retirement from O’Melveny & Myers. She is the 1997 recipient of the American Association of Law Libraries‘ highest honor, the Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award. Throughout her professional life, Marie has been a guiding force in the Southern California Association of Law Libraries, Practising Law Institute’s programs for law librarians and Teaching Legal Research in Private Law Libraries (TRIPLL).
Reference from Coast to Coast: Searches and Strategies By Susan Siebers
Susan P. Siebers has been Director of Library and Information Services at Katten Muchin & Zavis for the past 20 years. She is just completing a 3-year term as Secretary of the American Association of Law Libraries.
Guide on the Side What Does Your Business Card Say about You? By Marie Wallace
(Posted February 1, 1999; Archived March 1, 1999)
Guide on the Side A Communication Skill Suite: Speaking, Writing and Graphics By Marie Wallace