ALJ Writing Guide

ALJ Writing Guide 2nd Edition

Publication Date: Feb 2016
ISBN: 978-0-9846671-9-2
Format: Softcover and PDF
Pages: 64 text + cover

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The ALJ Writing Guide, Second Edition, includes:

  • The sample resumes in the Guide are correct for the new ALJ Excepted Service application
  • Sample federal resumes for ALJ candidates (3 and 4 pages)
  • Sample federal resumes that are useful for IJ, Attorney-Advisor and US State's Attorney applications
  • Case List Sample, which is useful for identifying specific cases based on specialized areas of law
  • Definitions for all 13 legal competencies tested in 2013*
  • These competencies are useful in writing the legal federal resume
  • Sample qualifying administrative law and litigation narratives
*OPM did not provide definitions in the 2013 announcement.

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