Everyone needs a mentor, whether you have been a paralegal for twenty years or twenty minutes.
If you have been a paralegal for twenty years you might think that you don't need a mentor. A mentor is defined as an experienced and trusted advisor. But I think that's the old school definition. I think the new definition of a mentor should be a person that can teach you something new and advise you on things that you don't know. Like technology, elecrtronic filing, online document databases - new school paralegal stuff.
This is a perfect time for both old and new paralegals to come together and learn from each other.
I am challenging every paralegal to go out and scoop yourself up a mentor. New paralegals look for an older paralegal, older paralegals look for a younger paralegal. Its easier than ever to find and stay in contact with a mentor via the internet.
If you can't find a mentor on your own, email me and I will find one for you.