Unlike other governmental consulting and lobbying firms, Kissel/E&S Associates draws upon the resources of the Erickson & Sederstrom law firm in addition to the experience and abilities of its Managing Director, Gordon Kissel, and staff. Gordon's experience with the state legislature, state and federal agencies, and association management provides clients with a valuable and informed partner to assist them through the legislative process. Legislative Services Kissel/E&S Associates Managing Director Gordon Kissel provides clients a daily presence at the Nebraska Legislature and constant contact with governmental agencies. Clients of Kissel/E&S Associates benefit from complete legislative services backed by the full resources of the Erickson & Sederstrom law firm at less cost than normal legal services. Legislative services provided by Kissel/E&S Associates include lobbying and legislative representation before the state legislature, drafting of legislation, direct contact with state senators, appearance before legislative committees, and all other services necessary to coordinate and influence the legislative process. In addition to legislative representation, Kissel/E&S Associates provides assistance to associations in the areas of association management, membership services, training and communications. Special publications, newsletters, membership mailings and legislative updates can be developed to promote each individual association through the combined efforts of Kissel/E&S Associates and SLR Communications of Lincoln, Nebraska. Other association management services offered by Kissel/E&S Associates include conference management, web page design, workshops and training, and bookkeeping/accounting services. Kissel/E&S Associates does not provide law-related services to its clients. Rather, Kissel/E&S Associates draws on the expertise and experience of the attorneys of Erickson & Sederstrom.