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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Services

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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Resources

Knowledge and insights that benefit organizations and individuals

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

Lawyers Guide to Mentoring by Ida Abbott

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

A Breakfast for Champions is designed to bring men into the conversation, inform and encourage them, and get them to sponsor women. Read more

Ida not only has an encyclopedic knowledge of lawyers' professional development.  She provides practical advice about how to apply that knowledge on the job, work more effectively with everyone from entry-level associates to managing partners, and help professional development programs add the most value to their firms.

-- Anthony Grumbach, Farella Braun + Martel