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Capitol Seminars lobbying courses October 11th and 13th providing exceptional governmental advocacy training

By: PRLog

Veteran lobbyist Ray LeBov's courses attract both new and veteran lobbyists, covering the legislative process, budget advocacy, and regulatory agency advocacy

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Sept. 6, 2023 - PRLog -- Capitol Seminars will present its popular California governmental advocacy Zoom sessions, October 11th and 13th. Oct. 11th: Lobbying 101. Cost is $350. October 13th: Budget Advocacy and Regulatory Agency Advocacy, $225 and $195 respectively.

For information or to register, visit or call 916-837-0208.

Capitol Seminars offers professional development to new and experienced lobbyists and support staff as well as entities that engage lobbyists; law firms; trade and professional associations; nonprofit and public interest organizations; public agency officials, and anyone considering involvement in governmental advocacy.

"Since 2006, more than 3500 attendees have taken our courses, including a substantial portion of the current lobbying corps in Sacramento," said LeBov. "Senior level people from lobbying firms, law firms, associations, universities and public agencies are attending our seminars. They're also sending junior staff and referring their friends and colleagues. Some organizations send all their new people to us for training."

"Successful lobbyists do their most important work far ahead of time. They need to adapt quickly to last-minute developments, but a deep understanding of and preparation for the process is needed to deal with the unexpected. That's why we put so much emphasis on the fundamentals: preparation, relationships, diagnosis, analysis, process, best practices, and more. We cover all the bases so that our attendees are prepared for the work ahead."

"Whatever one's academic background and regardless of whether they are a novice, a veteran, or in between, our specialized training is the best preparation for this very challenging profession," adds LeBov.

Presented by Ray LeBov, the Lobbying 101 course provides an in-depth introduction to the California legislative process and best practices for effective advocacy. Ray delivers a seminar that is filled with an insider's knowledge.. The Budget and Regulatory sessions are presented by guest faculty Chris Micheli & Diane Cummins, experts in their respective areas.

Capitol Seminars also offers custom sessions for organizations interested in a convenient, cost-effective means of training for larger groups. These sessions can be designed to assist the participants in creating strategies to deal with specific issues facing their organization.

Capitol Seminars founder and presenter Ray LeBov is a veteran of 48 years working in and around the California Legislature, including 17 years as counsel to various Senate and Assembly Committees. He also served for 13 years as the Director of the Office of Governmental Affairs of the California Judicial Council serving as the chief lobbyist for the state court system. After leaving state service, he founded Ray LeBov & Associates, a leading California contract lobbying and consulting organization and the parent company of Capitol Seminars.

Media contact:
Shayne Reid
916 837-0208

Capitol Seminars explains the California legislative process and covers the entire spectrum of governmental advocacy in California through its introductory and advanced seminars.

Shayne Reid

Shayne Reid

Source: Capitol Seminars

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