Mentee Application and Checklist


Contact Information


Last Name

First Name

Preferred Name

Street Address

City

State

Zip Code

Home Phone


Work Phone


E-Mail Address



Educational Background

Name of Law School

Location of Law School

Law School Students Only (All Others Skip):
If You Are Currently A Law School Student, Please Complete The Fields 1-5 below (hilighted in green).

1. Day or Evening Student

2. Part-time or Full-time

3. Anticipated Graduation Date

4. Please List Your Activities (Max 400 Characters)


5. Please List Your Professional Affiliations
(Max 400 Characters)


Professional Background
(This section is to be completed by young lawyers only)

Number of Years Since Graduation

Currently Employed (Y/N)

Employment Sector

General Substantive Area (i.e. Civil, Criminal, etc.)

Employer’s Name

Position

Years at Employer

Professional Affiliations


Desired Employment Sector 

Sole Practitioner
Private Practice
Litigation
Transactional
Political
Public Law
Advocacy
Policy
Judicial Clerkship
Corporate/In House Counsel
Non-legal field
Academia

Other

Additional Education (masters, doctorate, etc.)


Bar Mentorship

Description: Mentors within the Young Lawyers Division are paired with Mentees in their last year of law school or currently preparing for the bar exam. Mentors will provide support and guidance during the weeks preceding the bar exam.  

Are you interested in being paired with a bar mentor?

Which bar exams are you planning to take?




Topics of Interest

Please rank the following topics in order of importance using 1 – 9, with 1 being the most important
If the topic is of no interest please, select that option:

Stress and Pressure of Law School
Career Options after Law School
Navigating through the NJSBA/ABA
Diversity within Law Firms/Corporations
Communicating with Your Boss
The Importance of Networking
What to Expect as an Associate
Transitioning to a New Area of Law
Fitting into the Firm Life

Availability

During which days and hours are you available for meetings or conference calls?

Select all that apply (Hold CTRL and left click to select multiple times per day):

Monday:

Tuesday:

Wednesday:

Thursday:

Friday:

Saturday:
Sunday:

Please indicate the best way to communicate with you:               


Preferences 

Please rank the following in order of importance when identifying a mentor using 1 – 8 with number 1 being the most important:

Same Gender

Live in Your Area

Alumni of Your School

Young Lawyer

Experienced Lawyer

Work in your Practice Area/Area of Interest 

In-House Counsel

Law Firm


What are your expectations of a mentoring relationship? 


Agreement and Signature

I agree to participate in the Mentoring Program administered by the Young Lawyers Division
and agree to follow the roles and responsibilities of the Mentee.


By submitting this form and entering my initials below, I certify that the statements above are true, and the essay I am submitting is my own.
Your Digital Signature: