Value of Law School

I was reading again yesterday a post over at Law21 about law school and the legal system. It was a fascinating read since Jordan touched on whether students going into law school truly realize what the realities are for them once they finish law school. It reminded me of when I first decided to go to school to become a paralegal. I took a couple of years off after high school (in my family it was a big deal simply to have graduated high school,...

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Organic SEO Works!

It doesn’t mean a whole lot, at least not right in this moment, but I was excited to see the Halo Secretarial Services blog showing up on Google’s first page when searching “virtual legal assistance” and “virtual legal assistant” this week. Next week maybe it’ll be gone – it seems like so much changes in the world of search engines! But for now I know that my blogging efforts are helping my cause...

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Generation Labels

I’ve never tried to embed a video on my blog before (I need to do this more often!!) but I was so inspired when I saw this video called The Lost Generation over on Susan Cartier Liebel’s great blog Build A Solo Practice, LLC.  Thank goodness she posted the link on Twitter – I haven’t gotten to my reader in a few days so I don’t know when I would have seen this! You really have to watch this video – the WHOLE...

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Partnering With A Virtual Assistant

Have you had a chance to check out my guest post on Freelance Parent yet? It went up last week and it’s especially helpful if you are considering hiring/partnering with a virtual assistant sometime soon. I posted the link on Twitter shortly after the post was published and wanted to note some helpful info that was pointed out to me, courtesy of @Carol_DA (Carol D’Annunzio). For example, you don’t really “hire” a...

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It IS Worth It

I think many of us are overwhelmed some days, some weeks even, by the demands on our time and wonder if what we’re doing is working. I read this beautiful post by Kelly Phillips Erb (aka Taxgirl) today about Martin Luther King and achieving justice. Now, having worked with lawyers for so many years I have a ton of respect for the work that they do and know that access to justice is so important, even if sometimes things aren’t so...

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