Our mentoring program creates an opportunity for experienced lawyers to provide professional guidance and share their judgment and skills with lawyers in their early years of practice. Sponsored by roughly 100 organizations across Illinois, the mentoring program provides a flexible structure for practical learning within the context of the mentoring relationship.


Be inspired. Get involved in lawyer-to-lawyer mentoring. Whether you are a solo practitioner, an attorney at a firm, a government agency, a corporate law department, or a new lawyer seeking your first practice opportunity, you will benefit from the mentoring program experience.

To get started, review the Mentee-Mentor Registration procedures.

Mentee-Mentor Registration


Be our partner in mentoring. Join our growing list of organizations that sponsor mentoring programs for CLE credit. Many organizations participate in our lawyer mentoring program to promote professionalism values in new attorneys and to strengthen the professional identity.

Sponsoring Organizations

Added benefits for various types of organizations include:

  • Law Firms: mentoring programs support CLE compliance, develop professional skills and talents of associates, instill firm culture and norms, and strengthen relationships among attorneys.
  • Law Schools: mentoring programs keep recent graduates involved in career development with the school and re-engage experienced alumni as mentors.
  • Bar Associations: mentoring programs attract new attorneys to join the bar and serve the membership.

To apply to sponsor a mentoring program for CLE credit, complete the Sponsoring Organization Application.

Organization Application


If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact Mark Palmer, Chief Counsel.

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