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Mentorship is the first step to creating lasting change in the Canadian legal profession. Women’s Legal Mentorship Program (WLMP) legal and peer mentors are focused on increasing the retention of all self-identifying women in the law and mentoring with a purpose.

Signing up as a WLMP Legal Mentor in Two Easy Steps

Step 1. Join the WLMP for free. We value and protect the privacy of all WLMP members. Mentorship matching requires mentors and mentees to disclose information for mentorship matching purposes. In the course of mentorship matching some information such as contact information and other relevant mentorship information may be shared to facilitate matching. WLMP is a member based mentoring community so we can support matching you with a WLMP Mentee. That’s why, becoming a member is needed in order for you to become a WLMP legal mentor.

Step 2. Fill out the WLMP Legal Mentor Application Form below. Tell us what type or what kind of mentoring you can offer. We are constantly refining our mentor matching process to help legal mentors and mentees find a great match. The more detailed you can be, the better the odds are for a great match.

The WLMP opens its mentorship matching in-takes three times a year: Spring/Summer, Fall and Winter. You can pre-register to become a WLMP Legal Mentor by filling in the application form below.

Become a WLMP Legal Mentor

Research shows mentorship helps address inequality and increase the retention of women in law. By mentoring a self-identifying female law student through the WLMP’s integrative intersectional feminist mentorship programming, you are bringing all self-identifying women in the law one step closer to creating lasting change within Canada’s legal profession.

WLMP Legal Mentor Application Form

Formulaire juridique-mentore PMDF


WLMP National Law Student Mentoring Programs

Through the WLMP’s National Student Program (NSP), our law student members can connect with formal and informal, empathetic and episodic mentoring opportunities. There are two NSP student mentoring programs: WLMP Student-Lawyer Mentoring and WLMP Peer Mentoring.

Find Your Legal Mentor with WLMP Student-Lawyer Mentoring

The WLMP matches WLMP Lawyer Members with WLMP Law Student Members, who are currently enrolled in a Canadian Law School program, through our Student-Lawyer Mentoring Program which happens only three times a year. We open in-take for our Student-Lawyer matching in Spring/Summer, Fall and Winter.

WLMP NSP Mentoring Programs Application Criteria

The criteria to apply for either the WLMP Peer Mentoring or the WLMP Student-Lawyer Mentoring Program is as follows:


Find Your WLMP Legal Mentor in Two Easy Steps

Step 1. Make sure you are current WLMP Law Student Member, membership is free. We value and protect the privacy of all WLMP members. Mentorship matching requires legal mentors and law student mentees to disclose information for mentorship matching purposes. In the course of mentorship matching some information such as contact information and other relevant mentorship information may be shared to facilitate matching. That’s why, you need to become a WLMP member.

Step 2. Fill out the WLMP STUDENT-Lawyer Application Form below. Tell us what you are looking for in a WLMP Legal Mentor. Be specific as possible so we can find your match. WLMP Student-Lawyer Mentoring in-take only happens in Spring/Summer, Fall and Winter.

When you’re done, press submit. It’s that easy.

The Fall 2023 in-take is NOW CLOSED.

NEXT IN-TAKE IS 2024. Follow us across our socials to make sure you don’t miss out.


You must be a WLMP Law Student Member to apply.
WLMP STUDENT-Lawyer Mentoring Application Form
Formulaire de mentorat étudiante-avocate du PMDF

About WLMP National Student Program’s Peer Mentoring

WLMP National Student Program (NSP) Peer Mentoring is the first national level peer mentoring program of its kind in Canada. We’re connecting self-identifying female law students, who are currently enrolled in a Canadian law school with each other. Allowing WLMP Law Student Members who apply to the WLMP NSP Peer Mentoring to access peer mentoring outside their law school.

WLMP NSP Peer Mentoring Application Criteria


We’ve made applying for WLMP Peer Mentoring simpler. With only 1 application form. We’ve removed the hoops law students are continually forced to jump through with transcripts and other supporting materials.

Remember to tell us what you are looking for in a WLMP Peer Mentor. Be specific as possible so we can find your match. All information is confidential and used for peer mentorship matching purposes.


PLEASE NOTE: WLMP PEER MENTORING APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. NATIONAL PEER MENTORING APPLICATIONS Next WLMP Peer Mentoring In-Take Fall 2024.

However, you can join and become a WLMP Law Student Member any time.

WLMP Peer Mentoring Application Form

Formulaire de demande de mentorat par les pairs du PMDF


WLMP – A Virtual Mentoring Room of Our Own Initiative

The WLMP Virtual Mentoring Room of Our Own initiative opened up a braver safe space where self-identifying women in law from across Canada can come together through our private members area.

Opening the door to the WLMP’s Virtual Mentoring Room of Our Own starts with joining the WLMP Mentoring Community. It grows from there. For more details, sign up for the WLMP newsletter or by joining the WLMP Community.

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