“Show me a successful individual and I’ll show you someone who had real positive influences in his or her life. I don’t care what you do for a living—if you do it well I’m sure there was someone cheering you on or showing the way. A mentor.”

-Denzel Washington

“What I think the mentor gets is the great satisfaction of helping somebody along, helping somebody take advantage of an opportunity that maybe he or she did not have.”

-Clint Eastwood

“In learning, you will teach, and in teaching, you will learn.”

-Phil Collins

“The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.”

-Steven Spielberg

“A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.”

-Oprah Winfrey



EASL Mentoring Program Information

The NYSBA Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law section is launching its Mentor Program in October 2022 to help the future generations of attorneys in the entertainment and sports industries. The program’s goal is to provide mentees with the opportunity to gain knowledge from experienced attorneys.

Program Requirements

View the attached PDF (below) to view the program requirements.

If you have any questions please contact:

Sharmin Woodall
[email protected]


EASL Mentorship Form

Are you a parent?
First generation to attend law school?
Suggested Discussion Topics (Check all that apply)
Additional Considerations: I would prefer a mentee who...(Check all that apply)
As a mentor, I agree to commit designated hours per quarter to working with a mentee. I agree to permit the Diversity Committee of the NYSBA EASL Section to use this information provided solely for the purpose of matching me with a mentee. *(Required)