The Case for Social Media (a production)

September 25, 2010

If you are going to work in a virtual environment, you really need to understand and utilize social media … It is no longer enough to have a web presence or a blog; you need to be seen and heard on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Justia, MyLegal, et cetera, et cetera, et cetera.

So, let me tell you about’s upcoming Social Media event …The Case for Social Media.

This 1-day conference, will be held at Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center in Washington DC on October 21st, 2010. is bringing together expert speakers to discuss topics ranging from which social media platforms make the most sense for your practice, to converting online contacts into new clients, to navigating the ethical and compliance issues behind social media.

Please visit to register and to get more information.

Both paralegals and lawyers will learn how to leverage social media tools like LinkedIn, Twitter and Justia to build their practices. The goal is to help legal professionals effectively compete and capture new business, and increase their visibility and that of their firm.

Again, registration and everything you need to know about the conference is available at

I hope to see you there!

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Spark and Hustle National Tour

September 24, 2010

No this is not my usual ‘go virtual’ post. It is, however a post directed to every woman out there who has EVER wanted to be her own boss – to control her own destiny – to live life by her own rules. One day I will tell you the story of how I became a virtual paralegal; today, however, I want to share an opportunity with you to realize your dreams of professional independence.

It isn’t everyday that you have the opportunity to connect with 200+ amazing women entrepreneurs, but that is exactly what happened when I attended Tory Johnson’s Spark and Hustle 2010 (#Hustle2010) 3-day conference in Atlanta in July.

The tag line was ‘turn your passion into profit’. If anything, I am passionate about the services that StarrParalegals provides to attorneys, and I’d be a fool not to want my company to be profitable. I signed up on a lark and quickly realized that many of the local business women that I not only respect, but also consider friends, were attending and presenting at the event … (more…)

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