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Mentoring

Ontario Mentoring Programs Guide

Find a mentor or mentee: Many groups and associations around Ontario coordinate mentoring relationships between members. For new lawyers, finding a mentor that understands your specific goals and experiences is key to building useful and foundational relationships. For potential mentors, passing your knowledge and experience on to those who will most benefit from it is… Read More »

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It takes a village to build a lawyer: The importance of mentors in your legal career (2019)

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As a lawyer, you may have a good understanding of where to find historical legal documents, cases, or precedents, but what about advisers, or mentors, or counsellors? Starting a legal career can be an isolating experience, with many new lawyers spending time working alone while drafting documents or doing research. That’s why it usually takes… Read More »

Categories: Articles, Mentoring, Student Issue

Managing a Mentoring Relationship

This booklet (Download PDF) provides practical advice and guidelines on how both mentors and mentees or protégées can build mentoring relationships that are productive and successful. It also explains the guidelines under which LAWPRO will waive surcharges on claims made against lawyers acting as mentors in a mentoring relationship. Find a mentor or mentee: Many… Read More »

Categories: Managing Booklets, Mentoring

Mentor with less fear with LAWPRO waiver of deductible

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LAWPRO has long promoted the benefits of mentorship, which flow not only to the mentee, but also to the mentor. Lawyers who have access to experienced mentors benefit from practical advice and information without having to learn “by trial and error.” While many Ontario lawyers give their time generously to more junior members of the… Read More »

Categories: 2012 May/June - Year in Review 2011, Articles, Errors & Omissions, LAWPRO policy, Mentoring
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