For the past five years, Advitam IP founder Richard Gurak has been mentoring future intellectual property attorneys through the John Marshall Law School Alumni Mentor Program. Each spring, Richard works with a first-year law student assigned to him by the Law School. Over the next few months, Richard and his mentee will meet several times to discuss opportunities in the intellectual property legal field. The mentee also has the opportunity to engage in one or more of the following activities with Richard or an attorney of the firm: spend a day at the office, participate in business networking events, attend a deposition or a meeting with a client. Richard also will “network” on behalf of the mentee to help identify job opportunities as they approach graduation from law school.