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Mentoring Programs for Ontario Lawyers

Law Society of Ontario Mentoring Programs

Coach and Advisor Network
This program is designed for lawyers and paralegals looking for new ways to enhance competence and succeed in your practice. CAN offers shorter-term, outcome-oriented relationships with volunteer Coaches and Advisors drawn from the professions and serves as a complement to existing mentorship programs in Ontario. 

Articling Mentorship Initiative
The Articling Mentorship Initiative provides students-at-law seeking articling positions with a support link by pairing them with a lawyer who will provide advice, support and encouragement in their search for an articling position.

Other Ontario Lawyer Mentor Programs

The Advocates Society

South Asian Bar Association of Toronto

Canadian Association of Black Lawyers

Women’s Law Association Of Ontario

Ontario Trial Lawyers Association  For more information contact Janie Hames, Membership Services Coordinator, 905-639-6852, ext. 221 email:

OTLA Guide to Mentoring (PDF)

Ontario Bar Association Mentorship Program