Suggested Guidance For Mentors

Suggested Guidance For Mentors

n        Learn about your student mentee – what do you know about him or her? What would you like to know that will make it easier for you to work with your student mentee?

n        Consider what your student mentee might want to know about you – what might interest your student mentee about the nature of your practice or how you got started in the field?

n        Coach your student mentee on how to cope with the pressures of law school as well as prepare for a successful legal career. Help him/her identify how to establish priorities in allocating time.

n        Provide advice based upon your personal experience during and after law school.

n        Provide a professional perspective for students.

n        Provide frequent feedback and suggested improvements or changes.