National Conference Highlights Changing Legal Profession

May 5, 2014 By Jenna Gant
Court of Ohio Newsletter

Pairing legal professionals with mentors is the topic of conversation at a national consortium in Columbus.  The National Legal Mentoring Consortium on May 1-3 brought together mentoring experts with leaders from legal organizations from across the country. The goal was to have a national discussion on the importance of mentoring in a changing legal profession. The group also learned how to establish, promote, and support successful mentoring programs.

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Terrence O’Donnell helped put together Ohio’s Lawyer to Lawyer Mentoring Program and since 2003 he has led statewide efforts to increase professionalism among lawyers and judges across Ohio. Justice O’Donnell supports the expansion and strengthening of lawyer mentoring in Ohio. He welcomed the conference attendees on Law Day, May 1.

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