Editor's Letter, 1021 GABJ, GSB Vol. 27, No. 2, Pg. 5

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Georgia Bar Journal

October, 2021

The October Issue

Hello again! Thank you for picking up the October issue of the Georgia Bar Journal. In this edition, we have a number of articles on timely and essential topics such as mentoring, wellness, diversity, ethics and professionalism.

In "The Value of Mentorship," President Elizabeth L. Fite, who attended the Labor & Employment Law Section's Mentorship Academy graduation and was inspired by their stories, encourages other sections to consider creating a mentorship academy, as mentoring is important to the future of the legal profession and helps strengthen practice areas in Georgia's legal community. In his executive director's column, Damon Elmore discusses the "Meaning of Mentorship." General Counsel Paula Frederick explains in "Mentors—Have One, Be One" the circle of life in mentoring relationships-each generation passing the profession's traditions on to the next. TILPP Director Kellyn O. McGee gives us a glimpse into the mentoring experience through the eyes of the 2019 John T. Marshall Model Mentor Award recipient Cara Mitchell and her nominator Alston Lyle. YLD President Elissa Haynes reflects on her own experiences both as a mentee and a mentor in "From Mentee to Mentor: Encouraging the Next Generation of Leaders." To continue the mentoring theme, the Labor and Employment Law Section provides an update on its Mentorship Academy; the 2019-20 class just celebrated its End-of-Year Celebration. (Congratulations!!) With National...

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