News & Events

Life after 60: Planning for What Comes Next

I will conduct a webinar sponsored by the Smith College Alumnae Association about designing your future after age 60. It is open to the public. You can register here.

LWOW X Composium

This year’s Law Without Walls Composium for LWOW X takes place virtually, as does all our team’s work. It’s always exciting and inspiring to see the amazing ideas and projects presented by the immensely talented students who participate from all over the world. I am again privileged to be a mentor to one of the teams.

Lighting the Way: Mentor Access and Its Impact on Success and Mobility

The Seventh Circuit Bar Association Diversity and Inclusion Committee is sponsoring a program in Milwaukee on the importance of mentoring, and I am honored to participate.

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.

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