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/Mentee 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:

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:

  • How to Be a Strong Mentor
  • Benefits of Mentoring
  • Establishing the Mentor/Mentee Relationship
  • Goals of Mentoring: Developing Skills
  • Goals of Mentoring: Sharing Knowledge
  • Goals of Mentoring: Introduction to the Profession
  • The Mentor/Mentee Relationship Over Time
  • Dealing with Obstacles

Mentee Tools

Preparing to be a Mentee:

  • Personal Career Action Plan

Mentee Webinar Series

  • Benefits of Being Mentored
  • How to Get the Most from Your Mentor/Mentee Relationship
  • What Skills Can You Develop?
  • What Knowledge Can You Cultivate?
  • How Can Your Mentor Introduce You to the Profession?
  • What to Expect Over the Life of Your Mentor/Mentee Relationship
  • When to Ask for Help