Looking for advice from a seasoned attorney? Searching for a way to connect with new lawyers?

Be a part of the Mentor Program and promote professionalism and collegiality within the legal community.

The mentorship program has been invaluable to me as a new lawyer. The connections with seasoned attorneys that I made during the first several months of establishing my practice have grown into strong business relationships and increased referrals.

- Carmina Fernandes, Esq., solo practitioner, Ludlow, MBA member since 2004

New lawyers: Have a question and struggling to find the answer?

When confronted with a legal issue that you haven't previously faced, the Mentor Program is just a phone call away. This unique program offers MBA members the opportunity to speak with an experienced attorney for advice. Mentors are MBA members that are knowledgeable practitioners, in good standing, have practiced law for more than seven years and have volunteered to advise other attorneys on selected legal topics. To be referred to a mentor, call (617) 338-0691 or e-mail the MBA Mentor Program.

Interested in being a mentor?

In addition to being a great services to members, the Mentor Program is also a rewarding volunteer opportunity for MBA members. The Mentor Program serves as a valuable opportunity for experienced attorneys to provide advice and direction to new attorneys as well as colleagues who may be handling a new area of law. MBA members who volunteer as mentors help promote professionalism and collegiality within the legal profession.

To be a mentor, you must:

  • Be an MBA member in good standing;
  • Have practiced law for more than seven years;
  • Agree to voluntarily advise other MBA members; and
  • Consult on legal topics that constitute 50 percent or more of your practice.

Areas of practice:

The MBA welcomes mentors in over 150 areas of law. Click here to download an application.

Interested in a unique spin on conventional mentoring? Join the MBA's Mentoring Circles to develop and improve your management and leadership skills. Click here for more information.

Mentor Program
Massachusetts Bar Association
20 West St.
Boston, MA 02111-1204
(617) 338-0691
E-mail MBA Mentor Program

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