MENTORING: NOW MORE IMPORTANT THAN EVER

DENVER, COLORADO MAY 5-7, 2016 AT THE CARR JUDICIAL CENTER

THURSDAY, MAY 5 BUILDING A MENTORING PROGRAM FROM THE GROUND UP
FRIDAY, MAY 6 MENTORING WITH DIVERSITY AND INCLUSIVENESS AND EXEMPLARY MENTORS
SATURDAY, MAY 7 MENTORING FOR RESILIENCE AND SUCCESS IN THE FUTURE PRACTICE OF LAW 

CONFERENCE OVERVIEW

The National Legal Mentoring Consortium will hold its biennial conference May 5-7 in Denver, Colorado.  The theme of the conference is Mentoring: Now More Important than Ever.  This three day event will be held at the Carr Judicial Center Thursday, May 5, through noon on Saturday, May 7. There are four plenary sessions and more than a dozen breakout sessions which offer participants the opportunity to discuss their unique mentoring programs with national mentoring leaders.

The conference begins with a Blueprint for Successful Mentoring Programs which is a “nuts and bolts” program designed to assist law firms, law schools, bar associations and state court administrators in developing or improving a mentoring program.  The conference also includes an extensive presentation on how to use diversity and inclusiveness to enhance mentoring programs as well as a discussion about how mentoring programs can contribute to the resilience of both individuals and organizations.
 
We invite lawyers, judges, law professors,state court administrators, bar officials, law firm managers and other law professionals to join in this important national conversation and enjoy three days of Western hospitality.

PRINCIPAL SPEAKERS

Speakers include Paulette Brown, president of the American Bar Association, Michael Hunter Schwartz, dean and professor of law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law, and national legal mentoring professionals, including noted consultant Ida Abbott and Karen Hester of the Center for Legal Inclusiveness.