Welcome to Ida Abbott Consulting

where we focus on mentoring and sponsorship to help employers develop and retain legal talent, help individuals accelerate their careers, and help partners and law firms plan for leadership and retirement transitions.

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Consulting, personal mentoring and coaching, sponsorship promotion, training and speaking

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Focus on Mentoring

Building relationships that support professional development, career success, diversity, leadership and retirement

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Knowledge and insights that benefit organizations and individuals

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Find out how harnessing the powerful business principles of design thinking can make retirement your best chapter in life. Read More

Lawyers Guide to Mentoring by Ida Abbott

Listen to the NAWL Book Club discussion about The Lawyer’s Guide to Mentoring.

Hear my interview “We Can All Use a Champion,” on the ALPS blog, on Podbean or on YouTube.

Ida Abbott is the Dean of the College of Lawyer Professional Development. Our firm engaged her to advise us when we undertook to upgrade from a training function to full-scale professional development. Ida was patient, accommodating, pleasant to work with, and super-knowledgeable about all aspects of our needs. I recommend Ida absolutely unqualifiedly.

-- Jon Lowe (Retired), Alston & Bird