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Rafael Zahralddin-Aravena, Delaware Life Fellow, Publishes "The Evolution of Mentorship in Legal Professional Development"

March 24, 2020, Fellows in the news

Rafael Zahralddin-Aravena, Delaware Life Fellow and Litigator with Elliot Greenleaf, published "The Evolution of Mentorship in Legal Professional Development" in the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association website. In summation, the article posits that internal programs with regard to training and development have left young lawyers without the necessary resources to succeed in the profession, and that an effort to bridge the gap through mentorships has created favoritism of those who closely match the mentor's class and race.  Instead, it is increasingly recommended that law firms adopt the more protege-centric method of sponsorships in order to better reflect their dedication to the success of women and lawyers of color.

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