2013 Public Policy Handbook

THE AUTHORS

 

 

Mary Birmingham and Paula Nailon are co-authors of the Public Policy Handbook, now in its 4th year of publication. The authors also publish the well respected Government Honors & Internship Handbook, the most comprehensive compilation of legal internships and after graduation positions in federal, state and local government. It has been in continuous publication since 2001 and is subscribed to by 196 law schools in the U.S.

Mary Birmingham has 25 years of experience as the Assistant Dean for Career & Professional Development at The University of Arizona College of Law and the University of Tulsa College of Law.  She has been an Associate for a law firm, negotiator and contract aministrator for a labor union, and a University Graduate Research fellow studying labor issues.  She is active in the National Association for Law Placement, State Bar of Arizona's Committee on Persons with Disabilities, and the Association of American Law Schools Student Services Section.

Paula Nailon has 11 years experience as Assistant Dean for Professional Development at The University of Arizona College of Law.  After graduation from law school, she served as a judicial law clerk, and Director of Court Services for the Pima County Superior Court.  She is co-author of the West Publication, Excellence in the Workplace: Legal and Life Skills in a Nutshell (2007).   She is active in the National Association for Law Placement and the State Bar of Arizona, where she serves on the Legal Services, Mentoring, and Committee on Persons with Disabilities. 

 

Each semester research assistants from the James E. Rogers College of Law and the Master of Public Administration program at the School of Government and Public Policy to assist in the development of the Public Policy Handbook.