Engineering THE LAW, Inc. provides the knowledge and skills to lobby state legislatures and executive agencies. Hundreds of organizations, corporations, public interest groups, and individuals have increased their chances of winning by using our materials.
Robert L. Guyer established Engineering THE LAW, Inc. (ETL) in 1997. ETL increases the state lobbying capabilities of corporations, associations, unions, and individuals through teaching skills necessary for effective state government affairs.
Mr. Guyer earlier served in the law department of the Ralston Purina Company, managed legislative affairs for Energizer Power Systems, Gates Energy Products, Inc., and the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation. He lobbied successfully for laws or agency rules in numerous states, in Washington, D.C., and Canada. As a visiting professor at Florida State University he taught lobbying and has lectured at other universities including Harvard Medical School.
Guyer authored Guide to State Legislative Lobbying, the textbook on effective state advocacy. Insiders Talk: Winning with Lobbyists Professional Edition the manual for consumers of lobbying services will be published Spring 2018.
Twenty five states accredit or have accredited the seminar(s) for continuing legal education for attorneys. Other professional associations have accredited the seminars for continuing professional education.
Mr. Guyer holds Juris Doctor, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, and Bachelor of Arts degrees. He is admitted to the practice of law in Florida and the District of Columbia.
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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.
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.