Find your Mentor

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Mentorship from a more experienced colleague has the potential to strengthen legal skills, increase knowledge, reduce barriers, and expand the network of professional colleagues. 

Tips for finding a mentor:

  • Make a plan. Before you start researching or contacting potential mentors and advisors, assess your goals and most critical needs.
  • Do the research. Once you have a clear idea of your goals, take the next step of researching potential mentors based on criteria such as: geography, practice setting and area of law.
  • Take action. Many potential mentors and advisors are happy to help they just need to be asked! It’s important that the mentee take the lead in reaching out and following up, while being respectful of the mentor’s time and schedule.

Read more about how to find the right mentor match for you in our Quick Tips for Seeking Mentors and Advisors handout. 

Find your Mentor

Link up with the right program and find the mentor you're looking for.

ALPS Match

Attorney Match

Connect with colleagues one-on-one using the Mentorship & networking database provided by ALPS.

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Mentorship Library

Links to articles, tools, videos and curricula.

WA State Counties

Find a Mentorship Program

View mentorship programs listed by region, practice area or type, or other affiliation.

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MCLE Credit for Mentorship

Find out how your participation as a mentor or mentee can earn you MCLE credit.

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Mentorship Curriculum

Resources to enhance your mentoring experience

MentorLink Mixers

Learn about how MentorLink Mixers bring together potential mentees and mentors with similar interests