Mentor /Mentee Toolbox

Tools you can use to be a mentor or a mentee.

PowerPoint Presentations:

  1. Overview of UB School of Law Mentoring Program
  2. A Guide to Mentorship: The Big Picture

Mentor Web Series: This series will be conducted by the School of Law’s William MacDonald, director of academic success. The webinars will be conducted live, will be no longer than 20 minutes in length and archived online.


Past Presentations:

Mentor presentation.

Jan 24, 2017 - Mentors, Networking and Growing Your Professional Self
Listen to this program online

Moderator: Brian D. Gwitt '98, Partner, Woods Oviatt Gilman LLP


  • Anne E. Joynt '05, Partner, Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC
  • Ryan K. Parisi '10, Assistant District Attorney, Niagara County District Attorney's Office
  • Tiffany R. Perry '00, Court Attorney Referee, Erie County Family Court
  • Jason G. Ulatowski '07, Associate General Counsel, PCB Piezotronics, Inc.


Additional Resources:

  • The Elements of Mentoring – W. Brad Johnson, Charles R. Ridley (
  • One Minute Mentoring – Ken Blanchard, Claire Diaz-Ortiz (

Mentor Tools

Mentor Webinar Series:

Tuesday, February 27
Out of the Starting Gate

  • Suggestions to keep the mentoring relationship fresh
  • Goals to aim for over time
Getting started

Tuesday, March 13
Handling Bumps in the Road

  • Making the mentoring relationship work
  • What to do if your mentee is having trouble
Handling Bumps in the Road

Tuesday, March 27
Opportunities over the Long Run

  • Building upon what you have learned about your mentee
  • How to leverage your perspective and experience
Opportunities over the Long Run

Tuesday, April 10
Approaching the Finish Line

  • Deciding whether to wrap up or continue the formal mentoring relationship
  • Preparing your student for summer break
Approaching the Finish Line

Mentee Tools

Preparing to be a Mentee:

  • Personal Career Action Plan

We will host follow-up mentoring meetings with our students in the Spring Semester.