In this article for the American Bar Association, Business Law Section, Rafael X. Zahralddin-Aravena writes on why mentorship programs fail and discusses sponsorship as an alternative. Read it here.
The 2018 National Legal Mentoring Conference was held April 12-14, 2018 at the University of South Carolina School of Law in Columbia, SC. Participants from 24 states, Canada, and Brazil engaged in the conference “Mentoring: Meeting the Challenges of a Changing Legal Profession.” The Conference Video Library is available under Resourcers / Events.
The Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism is dedicating the first day of every month to a nuts and bolts [how-to] issue pertaining to technology. This month Mark Palmer (our Professionalism Counsel) debuted the first 2Civility Tech Blog post, complementing our other posts relating to the importance of technology in our profession. If lawyers embrace innovation and leverage technology, they can work better, smarter, and more efficiently. In doing so, lawyers will continually improve service to clients and the administration of justice.