Ohio Judicial Family Network Mentor Program
Mentor Attitudes, Attributes and Skills
2000

Attitudes
(Feelings or emotions)
Calm
Compassionate
Empathic
Enthusiastic
Non-judgmental
Positive
Realistic
Respectful of judiciary

Attributes
(Inherent characteristics)
Approachable
Authentic
Ethical
Flexible
Honest
Objective
Patient
Positive judicial family experience
Sense of humor
Tactful
Tolerant
Trustworthy
Values public service
Willing to share time with others

Skills
(Learned tasks or developed aptitudes or abilities)
Analyzes problems
Deflects questions when appropriate
Encourages and affirms others
Follows through
Good listener
Knowledgeable about resources for judicial family life
Sets limits
Shares knowledge and resources
"Thinks on his/her feet"


For information about the Advisory Committee on the Judicial Family Network, please contact Education Services Specialist Sara Stiffler, Supreme Court of Ohio, 614.387.9452.