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Book Review: The Lawyer’s Guide to Mentoring

Rebecca Normand-Hochman wrote a wonderful review of my book, The Lawyer’s Guide to Mentoring, in the October issue of Modern Legal Practice. Read it here: Book Review LGM2

High-quality mentoring and sponsorship can increase diversity and inclusion

The October 2018 issue of Modern Legal Practice contains a host of interesting articles. I’m honored that one of my articles is among them. It discusses the importance of focusing on high-quality mentoring and sponsorship to promote inclusion as well as diversity. The article also discusses cross-gender mentoring and sponsorship in the wake of #MeToo, and describes some specific initiatives that are showing promising results.

IMA Interview with Ida Abbott, Esq.

I’m honored to be featured in this interview for the International Mentoring Association.

Mentoring & Sponsorship: The Key to Gender Diversity in Leadership

I presented a webinar on Mentoring & Sponsorship: The Key to Gender Diversity in Leadership” for Chronus, a mentoring software company. The recording and slides are available here.

 

 

Mentoring has had to adapt to a changing world

If you missed it earlier, ABA Journal’s Tech Monthly has republished my discussion of modern mentoring with Ari Kaplan.

Facing the Future: Retirement Roundtable for Law Firms

Today is the second session in this Bar Association of San Francisco program designed to help law firms plan for and manage senior partner retirement and succession.

Center for Legal Inclusiveness Summit

I will be speaking at the Center for Legal Inclusiveness Summit in Denver on May, 2018. The topic will be “Innovations in Mentoring that Foster Diversity & Inclusion.”

Featured in Modern Legal Practice

I am delighted to be featured and interviewed as an Editorial Board Member in the April 2018 issue of Modern Legal Practice, a journal published by Globe Law and Business.

NALP Annual Education Conference

The 2018 NALP Annual Education Conference will take place April 24-27 in Hollywood, FL. I will speak on April 26 about “Mentoring for D&I: New Models, New Approaches, New Success.”

Law Without Walls ConPosium

I’m excited to be going to the 2018 Law Without Walls ConPosium at the University of Miami Law School! I’m a mentor to one of the student teams again this year, and each year the student projects seem to be more amazing than the year before. My team this year is terrific and the whole event will be fantastic.

NAWL Book Club

I’m delighted that the National Association of Women Lawyers’ April Book Club will feature “The Lawyer’s Guide to Mentoring, 2nd Edition.” I’ll be in discussion with past NAWL president Lisa B. Horowitz. Register here.

National Legal Mentoring Consortium Conference

Please join me at the National Legal Mentoring Consortium Conference at the University of South Carolina Law School April 12-14, 2018. I’ll present on April 13 on “Mentoring for Diversity & Inclusiveness.”

Facing the Future: Retirement Roundtable for Law Firms

I am conducting a 4-part Roundtable series sponsored by the Bar Association of San Francisco to help law firms plan for and manage senior partner retirement and succession. The first Roundtable occurred on April 4 and subsequent sessions will build on the ones before. The other sessions will take place on May 11, June 6 and July 25. If you are interested in participating in the remaining sessions, contact me.  More information and registration details can be found here.

Peer Resources Bulletin features The Lawyer’s Guide to Mentoring, 2nd Edition

My new book, The Lawyer’s Guide to Mentoring, 2nd Edition, was featured in the March 19, 2018 issue of Peer Resources Bulletin. Delighted that they called the book “fabulous.”

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