What can the Lobby School do for you?

The Lobby School was founded to enable its participants to improve their chances of changing their states' legal environments.
A state legislature can either enrich you or impoverish you; it can prevent or permit your actions and those of others. Which are you going to let happen? We can help you get an appropriation or legislation to advance your group�s interests or disadvantage a key competitor. You do not have to accept the status quo.

What would you like to know?

Previous Seminar Attendees
For most practical purposes, a legislature can do whatever it wants, to you or for you.
Our custom lobbying skills seminars can be built around your issues and given at a time and place of your convenience. We have trained corporations, associations, and ad hoc coalitions, employees and association members, with skills that have brought them success with legislators and executive agencies.

  • We will help you gain an objective evaluation of your lobbying situation.
  • Suggestions for developing a legislative plan to deal with your particular situation.
  • Receive a FREE summary of the points a lobbyist needs to know.
  • There is no commitment, just a quick conversation to overview your needs and to see where we can assist you.

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Seminar Schedule/Registration

Upcoming seminars are in Anchorage, Tallahassee, and Las Vegas, and Austin. Alaska accredits seminar for 11, Nevada for 11.5, and Florida for 14.5 continuing legal education (CLE) hours.

Why is the complete seminar two days? Legislatures make 10% of laws and can implement nothing; agencies make 90% to implement legislative law. Day 1 - get your law. Day 2 implement your law. Take either or both.

NEW Up Close with Peter Sage - Peter's travels to state rallies and honest non-partisan commentary provide balance to mainstream media reporting on the 2016 presidential campaign - a good daily read.

NEW Blog - Thousands of lobbyists have attended my training - from AstraZeneca and Allstate to UAW and AFSCME, from ACLU and Human Rights Campaign to the Christian Coalition and The Heritage Foundation - every kind of corporate and social interest. My blog shares their stories. I won't reveal names, just instructive experiences.

Hear what Lobby School seminar participants say video.

See Chapter 1 of our seminar workbook

SOON "Clients' Guide to Lobbyists and Lobbying" is at the editor/publisher. I thank many lobbyists for their contributions to this book.

Custom seminars The Lobby School provides 2-16 hour private on-site workshops customized to your issue presented at a time and place of your choosing. Previous custom-seminar clients are a Who's Who of state and national groups.

Continuing education 25 states accredit or in the past have accredited the seminar for continuing legal education.

Pro bono publico Mr. Guyer presented his 2016 pro bono training to "mom and pop" animal lovers resisting animal-rights groups lobbying for laws ending animal ownership. My blog discusses this seminar. If you would like to be my 2017 pro bono seminar, let me know.

REVISED Sample Lobbying Fundamentals (2016)

How to Influence State Legislators and Regulatory Agencies
From The Physician Executive

Before You Sue
Real world observations of litigation gone bad

Mobilizing for Reform American Osteopathic Assoc