Painting Your Program with Professionalism from Floor to Ceiling:
Practical Strategies Your Mentor Program Can Use for Teaching Professionalism
Jayne Reardon - Executive Director, Supreme Court of Illinois Commission on Professionalism, Chicago, Illinois AND David Bateson - President, Bateson Consulting,
LLC and attorney at Lind, Jensen, Sullivan & Peterson, Minneapolis, Minnesota
There is nearly universal agreement that mentoring law students and young lawyers improves professionalism, but specifically, how? What are the key factors in a mentoring program that drive professionalism growth? Is this different than professional growth? After a general introduction by the presenters on the curriculum and structural framework of mentoring for professionalism, participants will participate in small group discussions focused on the key curriculum components and practical aspects of improving professionalism through mentoring, including an exploration of the professionalism issues frequently encountered in running a mentoring program.