Bar Bulletin

Bar Bulletin

Musings on Mentorship

August 2021 Bar Bulletin

By Christopher L. Young

No one makes it alone. I’ve certainly tried. Perhaps as the only child of a single mother, my instinct has been to make virtue out of necessity. But after running repeatedly into the wall of my own limitations, it became clear that I should welcome the advice, perspective, and support of others. 

When I entered law school, I hadn’t learned that lesson yet. In my thirties then, I felt little connected me to my younger, more sociable classmates. I read cases and considered hypotheticals on my own, wrote comments and notes without substantive input, sat in a reading nook and ate “stories like grapes,”1 and thought...

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