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Inside Mentoring

Below please find a summary of action items, required forms, important dates, and submission and compliance deadlines for TILPP Inside Mentoring. For a more in-depth explanation of Inside Mentoring, please reference the Inside Mentoring Manual found under Resources.


If you work in a law firm or organization and you have a mentor within your firm or organization. [1]


In order to enroll and comply with the program you must first complete and mail in the following forms within 90 days of being sworn-in:

Once you have completed the above, you are required to:

  • Attend the Beginning Lawyers Program for 6 CLE hours; [3]
  • Attend another seminar(s) to earn 6 additional CLE hours [4]; and
  • Complete and submit the Mandatory Advocacy Experiences (MAEs)


Enrollment and Compliance Deadline

Submit the enrollment and compliance forms within 90 days of being sworn-in.

Beginning Lawyers Program (BLP) Deadline

This program is held annually in February with a rebroadcast in March and October. Information about the program can be found under TILPP News & Events.

Mentoring and CLE Deadlines

  • If sworn-in from Jan. 1 - June 30, you must complete TILPP by June 30 of the following year.
  • If sworn-in from July 1 - Dec. 31, you must complete TILPP by Dec. 31 of the following year.



TILPP programs and seminars are held at the Bar Center in Atlanta and broadcast to the Coastal Georgia office in Savannah and the South Georgia office in Tifton.

Program Registration

You may register for all TILPP programs through the Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) website:


In order to complete the Program, please


Inside Mentoring Manual



1. State Asst. Solicitors, Prosecutors and Public Defenders will participate in programs developed by the Prosecuting Attorneys Council of Georgia or the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council. This does not include U.S. Asst. Attorneys or Federal Public Defenders. Judicial Law Clerks are deferred from completing TILPP during the period of the clerkship but will be required to enroll immediately following their first year.

2. If you work for a large law firm, legal organization, or a State Prosecutor's or Public Defender's office that has a Memorandum of Understanding and Master Mentoring Plan on File with TILPP, you will not be required to submit another mentoring plan or Mandatory Advocacy Experiences, as they are in your Master Mentoring Plan. This does not apply to Public Defenders in the following counties: Cherokee, Cobb, Douglas, Forsyth, Gwinnett and Houston.

3. BLP only accounts for 6 hours of your 12 hour CLE requirement. You must obtain 6 additional CLE credits from other seminars. BLP Replay: Annually, in March and October at the Bar Center. If you miss the live event or replay, you can view the program on ICLE's website,, typically 30 days after the event. (Please note: You can only view 6 hours of CLE online in a given year).

4. You can search for upcoming seminars by date at