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* 1.Applicants must attend an accredited law school (http://www.abanet.org/legaled/approvedlaw schools/alpha.html) I am enrolled in an accredited law school.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.Which of the following best describes your experience in clearly, concisely, and convincingly interpreting complex energy laws and regulations?
  1. I have no education, training or experience performing this task/competency.
  2. I have had education and training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employees.
  4. I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of my job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior level employee.
  5. I have supervised or trained others on this task and am used by others as a consultant for assistance in performing this task.


* 3.Which of the following best describes your experience writing a brief or memorandum interpreting points of law and applying the law to factual situations encountered?
  1. I have no education, training or experience performing this task/competency.
  2. I have had education and training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employees.
  4. I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of my job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior level employee.
  5. I have supervised or trained others on this task and am used by others as a consultant for assistance in performing this task.


* 4.Which of the following best describes your experience in writing summaries, decision papers, memorandums, letter rulings, briefs or other documents?
  1. I have no education, training or experience performing this task/competency.
  2. I have had education and training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employees.
  4. I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of my job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior level employee.
  5. I have supervised or trained others on this task and am used by others as a consultant for assistance in performing this task.


* 5.Which of the following best describes your experience in applying sound analytic skills and exercising sound and independent judgement?
  1. I have no education, training or experience performing this task/competency.
  2. I have had education and training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employees.
  4. I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of my job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior level employee.
  5. I have supervised or trained others on this task and am used by others as a consultant for assistance in performing this task.


* 6.As of April 2013 I will have completed environmental or energy law school course totaling
  1. More than 2 courses
  2. 2 courses
  3. 1 course
  4. No courses


* 7.Which of the following best describes your knowledge and experience in interpreting or applying aspects of the Natural Gas Act?
  1. I have no education, training or experience performing this task/competency.
  2. I have had education and training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employees.
  4. I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of my job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior level employee.
  5. I have supervised or trained others on this task and am used by others as a consultant for assistance in performing this task.


* 8.Which of the following best describes your knowledge and experience in interpreting or applying aspects of the Federal Power Act?
  1. I have no education, training or experience performing this task/competency.
  2. I have had education and training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employees.
  4. I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of my job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior level employee.
  5. I have supervised or trained others on this task and am used by others as a consultant for assistance in performing this task.


* 9.As of April 2013 I will have completed Administrative Law courses totaling:
  1. More than 2
  2. 2
  3. 1
  4. No courses


* 10.Which of the following best describes your knowledge and experience in identifying relevant factual, legal, and policy issues?
  1. I have no education, training or experience performing this task/competency.
  2. I have had education and training in performing this task but have not yet performed it on the job.
  3. I have performed this task/competency on the job, with close supervision from a supervisor or senior employees.
  4. I have performed this task/competency as a regular part of my job, independently and usually without review by a supervisor, manager or senior level employee.
  5. I have supervised or trained others on this task and am used by others as a consultant for assistance in performing this task.


* 11.Which response best reflects your highest level of experience cooperatively and collaboratively with others in a work setting?
  1. I have led teams/projects and have created an atmosphere of teamwork, trust and commitment which resulted in the successful completion of the project.
  2. I have worked on a team with individuals from different organizations, groups or offices sharing and integrating ideas, knowledge, information and responsibility.
  3. I have worked on a team with peers, each having a designated and separate role assigned by a team leader.
  4. None of the above.






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