Transition Into Law Practice Program (TILPP)

The Transition Into Law Practice Program (TILPP), also known as "The Mentoring Program," is the continuing legal education requirement for lawyers newly admitted to the State Bar of Georgia, unless exempted. The goal of TILPP is to afford beginning lawyers with meaningful access to experienced lawyers equipped to teach the practical skills, seasoned judgment, and sensitivity to ethical and professionalism values necessary to practice law in a highly competent manner.

Summary for Newly Admitted Lawyers

Summary for Mentor Volunteers

Download TILPP Documents

Information about Georgia's Mentoring Program for other Bar Organizations


Quick Reference Guide for Inside, Outside and Group Mentoring

Inside Mentoring

Outside Mentoring

Group Mentoring

TILPP News & Events

Beginning Lawyers Program: (required for all new lawyers)*




Oct. 17, 2017

Beginning Lawyers Program - Rebroadcast

Bar Center - Atlanta, Savannah, Tifton***

*New lawyers who are state prosecutors and public defenders will follow their respective program, unless your county has opted out.

**Registration will be available 30 days prior to the program date.

***Check ICLE website for program specific GPB Satellite locations.

Archived Webcast of Beginning Lawyers Program:

Original Program Date


Feb. 27, 2017*

Beginning Lawyers Program

*This webcast will be available until Mar. 1, 2018.

roup Mentoring Dates




Aug. 15, 2017

Group Mentoring

Bar Center - Atlanta, Savannah, Tifton

*Registration will be available 30 days prior to the program date.

Archived Webcast Group Mentoring Program

Original Program Date


Mar. 21, 2017*

March 2017 Group Mentoring

*This webcast will be available until Aug. 31, 2017.

Archived Mentor Training

Original Program Date


Nov. 17, 2016*

Mentor Orientation CLE

*Current mentors interested in viewing the webcast, please email


1. All beginning lawyers must attend the Beginning Lawyers Program and an additional 6 CLE hours to satisfy the 12 CLE hours requirement for TILPP.

2. The Beginning Lawyers Program is not required for state prosecutors, solicitors or public defenders. Each of these groups has its separate mentoring and CLE programs.

3. Group Mentoring events are required for all beginning lawyers who are not paired with a mentor.

4. Group Mentoring events satisfy the mentoring component of TILPP not the CLE component.


Department Staff

Name Title Phone Email
Olivia Colliersmith Administrative Assistant 404-527-8708
Jodi Lipsitz Program Assistant 404-527-8789
Michelle West Director 404-527-8703

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