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Group Mentoring

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


If you are employed in a non-legal setting, unemployed, employed part-time or not paired with a mentor.


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; [1]
  • Attend another seminar(s) to earn 6 additional CLE hours; [2]
  • Participate in and complete two Group Mentoring Events (GMEs). One event must be live; the other event may be viewed online.


Enrollment and Compliance Deadline

Submit the enrollment and MAE form 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.

Group Mentoring Events (GMEs)

These seminars are held annually in March, May and August.[3] Information about these events 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

  • Complete and submit your Mandatory Advocacy Experiences (MAEs) within 90 days of being sworn-in; and
  • Complete your 12 mandatory CLE hours.


All resources can be found on the TILPP page of the State Bar of Georgia website.

Group Mentoring Manual



1. 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, the last Tuesday in March and October at the Bar Center. If you miss the live event or replay, you can view on ICLE's website,, typically beginning in April. (Please note: You can only view 6 hours of CLE online in a given year.) You can search for upcoming seminars by date or topic at

2. You receive mentoring credit for Group Mentoring Events, not CLE hours. You must obtain 6 additional credits from another seminar(s) to satisfy your 12 hour mandatory CLE requirement.

3. Only the March and August Group Mentoring Events are videotaped. The March event stays online five months after taping for viewing and the August event stays online six months after taping for viewing.