2012 Conference – Managing Mentoring Programs in a Time of Change

The National Legal Mentoring Consortium’s Conference on Managing Mentoring Programs in a Time of Change was held in October 2012, at St. Thomas University School of Law in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

“The Current State of Mentoring in the Legal Profession: National Research Data,” Mark Korf, Thomson-Reuters, Tammy Patterson, NALP Foundation

“Assessing the Success of Professional Development Through Mentoring,” Professor Neil Hamilton, University of St. Thomas, MN

Dr. Verna Monson, Director of Research & Programs, Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions

“Using Technology to Facilitate Successful Formal Mentoring Programs,” Lori Keating, Attorney Services Counsel, The Supreme Court of Ohio

Judith Rush, Director of Mentor Externship, University of St. Thomas, MN

“Ten Things You Should Know When Starting a Mentoring Program,” Jodi Nafzger, Director of Experiential Learning and Career Services, Concordia Law School

“Maintaining a Successful Law Firm Mentoring Program,” Nan Joesten, Principal, Rapid Evolution LLC; Chris Habel, Member, Frost Brown Todd LLC; Charlotte Wager, Partner, Jenner & Block

Keynote Presentation: “Mentoring as a Way to Improve Gender Equity in the Legal Profession,” Ida Abbott, Ida Abbott Consulting, http://www.idaabbott.com/publications/newsletter/issue-34/allure-and-challenges-sponsorship-programs-women

“Keeping Your Program Strong Through Leadership Transition,” Doug Ashworth, Associate Director of ICLE, State Bar of Georgia; Tangela King, Director, Transition into Law Practice, State Bar of Georgia; John Baldwin, Executive Director, Utah State Bar