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PARALEGAL DIVISION – MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

Posted by Texas Paralegal Division Blogger at blog@txpd.org on March 23, 2015

Helping Hands 2The Paralegal Division is in need of mentors to match with Protégés for its Mentor Program.  If you are interested in becoming a Mentor please see below:

Mentors & Protégés

Did you know that the Paralegal Division has an excellent mentorship program? If you are new to the profession or an experienced paralegal venturing into a new field, our mentors would be happy to assist you in your transition. Mentoring knows no bounds, including geography! Be paired up with someone in the State of Texas and communicate by phone, email or face-to-face. We are currently accepting new applications, if you wish to become a mentor or a protégé, please see the following criteria:

Mentors – Voting, active members in good standing, with at least seven (7) years of paralegal experience, are qualified to serve as Mentors. Mentors must complete the requisite application acknowledging Mentor has read and agrees to follow the Mentor Program Guidelines.

Protégés – Protégés must be Division student members in good standing, or active or associate paralegal members of the Division in good standing, with two (2) years or less of paralegal experience. Protégés must complete the requisite application acknowledging Protégé has read and agrees to follow the Mentor Program Guidelines.

Please fill out the Mentor and/or Protégé request form under the members-only area of the Paralegal Division website (www.txpd.org). Once completed, submit to Deb Pointer at MentorProgram@txpd.org. If you have recently submitted an application but have not been contacted by anyone, please forward an email to Deb so it can get processed promptly.  If you have any questions, please contact Deb Pointer, Jackie Chavez (jchavez@strongpipkin.com), and/or Kelci Bailey (kab@edlaw.com).

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