University of San Francisco School of Law Alumni Mentor Program (AMP)

Thank you for your interest in the University of San Francisco School of Law Alumni Mentor Program (AMP). The program matches law student mentees with alumni mentors. The success of the program depends on active participation and involvement by both mentees and mentors.

In order to ensure the success of the program, we have included some guidelines and suggestions for participation. Most importantly, have fun, learn from one another, and enjoy the mentor/mentee relationship!

Learn more about the Law Alumni Mentor Program

Mentee Guidelines

  • Listen to your mentor
  • Ask questions regarding the practice of law
  • Invite your mentor to events at the law school
  • Be aware of your mentor’s time constraints
  • Arrive on time for meetings
  • Be responsive and reply to your mentor’s communications in a timely manner
  • Thank your mentor for volunteering

Mentor Guidelines

  • Listen to your mentee
  • Address your mentee’s questions
  • Allow for and guide thoughtful discussions with your mentee
  • Invite your mentee to bar association and other events in the legal community
  • Share your experiences in the legal profession with your mentee
  • Be responsive and reply to your mentee’s communications in a timely manner

Suggested Mentor/Mentee Activities

  • Mentors can invite mentees to visit their workplace to see a day in the life of an attorney
  • Mentors can bring mentees along to observe court proceedings, depositions, or meetings
  • Mentors can invite mentees to networking, CLE, and alumni events
  • Mentees and mentors can meet for a meal, coffee, or drinks to discuss legal work experience, work/life balance, public service/pro bono work, and other topics
  • Mentors can introduce mentees to colleagues who are working in other legal work environments or practice areas
  • Mentees and mentors can attend law school events together

If you have any questions about the Alumni Mentor Program, please reach out to lawalumni@usfca.edu or call 415-422-5457