Mentorship Is Key To Fixing Drop-Off Of Women In Law

By James Meadows (October 19, 2020, 8:02 PM EDT) -- Mentorship is what distinguishes the practice of law from the performance of a job. Yes, mentorship takes place within the business world at large — and certainly all forms of occupation would benefit from a mentorship model — but mentorship has always been at the foundation of the legal profession.

Law schools teach students about the law, and how to find and present it, but law firms and more senior, often male, attorneys have traditionally undertaken the responsibility of integrating newer lawyers into both the practice of law and the business of law.

Now it's up to those same men to...

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