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* 1.Ability to conduct legal or legislative research.**

Used various print and electronic sources to locate, verify, and research accurate and timely legal, legislative, and/or regulatory information related to the laws and legal systems of France & other French-speaking countries. Sources and subjects included: 1) statutory materials, 2) regulations, 3) legislative records, 4) judicial decisions and law reports, 5) legal databases, 6) international law, 7) treaties and agreements, 8) legal writings, and 9) comparative law.
  1. In a professional capacity, routinely used various authoritative print and electronic sources, including ALL of the above, in preparation of a scholarly-type legal research project related to France & other French-speaking countries.
  2. In an educational setting (e.g., as a law student), used both print and electronic sources, including MOST of the above, in researching legal, legislative, or regulatory information related to France & other French-speaking countries.
  3. In a professional capacity, have experience using various authoritative print and electronic sources, including MOST of the above, in researching legal, legislative, or regulatory information related to France & other French-speaking countries.
  4. None of the above.


* 2.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 3.Ability to communicate in writing.**

Wrote various reports or analyses related to the laws and legal systems of France & other French-speaking countries. Examples include: 1) legal memos, 2) briefs, 3) opinions, 4) comparative analyses, 5) research analyses, 6) briefing papers, 7) evaluation of legislative proposals, and 8) articles covering a complex issue for a major legal publication.
  1. In a professional capacity, independently wrote AT LEAST FIVE (5) of the above.
  2. In an educational setting (e.g., as a law student), wrote some of the above.
  3. In a professional capacity, authored THREE (3) OR FOUR (4) of the above.
  4. None of the above.


* 4.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 5.Ability to apply experience in and specialized knowledge of the laws of French-speaking countries to the analysis and interpretation of legal or legislative information.**

Used knowledge of and experience in the laws and legal systems of France & other French-speaking countries to analyze or interpret those laws and to provide definitive advice and assistance on questions, problems, and issues connected with the laws and legal systems of those countries.
  1. In a professional capacity, used knowledge of and experience in the laws and legal systems of France and/or other French-speaking jurisdictions to analyze or interpret those laws. Knowledge was gained through work experience and/or from having graduated from a law school in France and/or holding or having held a certificate to practice law in France and/or other French-speaking jurisdictions.
  2. Used knowledge of the laws and legal systems of France and/or other French-speaking jurisdictions to analyze or interpret those laws. Knowledge was gained from having graduated from a law school in France and/or other French speaking jurisdictions.
  3. In a professional capacity, used knowledge of and experience in the laws and legal systems of France and/or other French-speaking jurisdictions to analyze or interpret those laws within a U.S. legal or policy framework. Knowledge was gained through work experience and/or from having graduated from a law school in France and/or holding or having held a certificate to practice law in France and/or other French-speaking jurisdictions.
  4. None of the above.


* 6.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 7.Ability to convey legal analysis and information orally through briefings, consultations, and other presentations.**

Conveyed analysis or information orally through briefings and presentations, in both planned or extemporaneous situations, to discuss or explain legal and legislative issues related to France & other French-speaking countries.
  1. Presented legal and legislative analysis or information related to France &/or other French-speaking countries in a structured setting to colleagues in your field. Examples include discussing various legislative issues with peers, clients or management AND contributing at seminars or professional conferences; or equivalent experience.
  2. Frequently presented analysis or information related to laws of France &/or other French-speaking countries to professional audiences in both planned and extemporaneous situations. For example, taught at a law school within the area; made presentations to management officials or clients; OR equivalent experience.
  3. Occasionally presented analysis or information related to the laws of France &/or other French-speaking countries to audiences with varying levels of expertise. For example, discussing various legislative and legal issues with peers; contributing at seminars or professional conferences; OR equivalent experience.
  4. None of the above.


* 8.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 9.Ability to interact collaboratively with others.

Participated in a collaborative legal and legislative research study or major project related to France & other French-speaking countries.
  1. Participated in a collaborative research study or project related to laws or legislation in France &/or other French-speaking countries.
  2. Participated in a collaborative research study or major project in a work setting related to laws or legislation in France &/or other French-speaking countries.
  3. Participated in a collaborative research study or major project in a diverse, multi-disciplinary work setting related to the analysis, synthesis, or interpretation of law or legislation in France &/or other French-speaking countries. The study or project required collaboration with colleagues from multiple disciplines and from within and outside own work unit. The study or project team included members from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
  4. None of the above.


* 10.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 11.Ability to verify accuracy of detailed information.

Verified the accuracy of detailed information or data in print and electronic documents, reports, tables, lists, and/or databases.
  1. Demonstrated compliance with professional standards in reviewing the accuracy of detailed information and data for collaborative legal research products related to France & other French-speaking countries’ laws, legislation, and regulations. These products were distributed to clients inside and outside the organization.
  2. Verified the accuracy of detailed information and data for own legal research products related to France & other French-speaking countries’ laws, legislation, or regulations. These products were distributed within an organization.
  3. Verified the accuracy of detailed information and data for own legal research products related to France & other French-speaking countries' laws, legislation, and regulations. These products were distributed to clients inside and outside the organization.
  4. None of the above.


* 12.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 13.Ability to plan, organize, and coordinate in a high pressure environment.

Planned, organized, and coordinated research activities in a high pressure work environment. This included setting priorities among multiple tasks, determining short and long-term priorities, negotiating deadlines and competing priorities, and completing activities under tight deadlines.
  1. Planned and organized own research work activities in a high pressure environment, including setting priorities among multiple tasks and completing activities under tight deadlines.
  2. Planned, organized, and coordinated multiple and competing legal research activities in a high pressure work environment, including setting priorities among multiple tasks, determining short and long-term priorities, negotiating deadlines and competing priorities, and completing activities under tight deadlines.
  3. Planned and organized own legal research work activities in a high pressure work environment, including setting priorities among multiple tasks, negotiating deadlines and competing priorities, and completing activities under tight deadlines.
  4. None of the above.


* 14.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.


* 15.Ability to build and maintain a professional network.

Built and maintained a professional network with co-workers, legislators and staff, officials of government agencies, and/or colleagues in academia and the research and policy communities.
  1. Have professional contacts in a discipline or subject area, as evidenced by co-authoring an article or report, regular contact with colleagues in a discipline or subject area, and regular attendance at professional meetings and/or conferences or equivalent experience.
  2. Established as a member of a formal or informal professional network, as evidenced by regular attendance at professional meetings and conferences or equivalent experience.
  3. Active as a regular participant in and contributor to professional exchanges of information and perspectives, allowing ready access to a breadth of colleagues in a field. Examples include participation on a panel at a conference or service on a committee or task force of experts.
  4. None of the above.


* 16.In the box below, provide a brief description of your specific experience, education, knowledge, and/or training that supports your choice to the previous question. Do not paste your resume here or state SEE RESUME. Failure to provide a brief narrative for any KSA statement will result in disqualification of your application from further consideration.
Maximum length of 8000 characters.