Law Firms Can Do Better With Their Mentoring Programs

Law360 (June 12, 2019, 1:56 PM EDT) -- When you’re a brand new lawyer, it can feel like a display of vulnerability to ask for a mentor. Many firms place their associates into official mentoring programs, but the results are mixed. These mentoring programs are sometimes fruitful and helpful, and other times barely play a role in a young lawyer’s path.

I was a litigator for almost a decade, and while there were some partners I worked for that I looked up to and tried to emulate, I was largely left to my own devices. While I may have emotionally appreciated that leeway as a demonstration of trust, I...

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