The goal of the Voluntary Mentoring Program is to provide every beginning lawyer in the local county, who is newly admitted to the State Bar of North Carolina, with meaningful access to an experienced lawyer, who is equipped to assist the beginning lawyer with acquiring practical skills and understanding the ethical and professional values expected of lawyers practicing in North Carolina and the local county. The mentoring program should begin each September with a kick-off luncheon, including a keynote speaker, with the formal program lasting throughout a twelve-month year. The long-term goal of the program is to assist both experienced and newly licensed lawyers establish and maintain career long mentoring relationships for the betterment of the profession in their local county. If your local Bar is interested in establishing a voluntary mentoring program, please contact the CJCP at (919) 890-1455.
Guide to Developing a Mentoring Plan