Social and Professional Online Networking: An Introduction to How Small Firms Can Make the Most of the Tools Available on the Internet
The Web is increasingly being used not only for social purposes but also for business purposes. This program addresses how small law firms and solo practitioners can utilize the Internet and social media to develop and build their practices.
This webinar is based on a presentation, which was first featured by The Prinz Law Office Founder and Managing Principal Kristie Prinz at the ABA Business Section Meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on April 16, 2009.
The program explores how Ms. Prinz has used the Internet to build The Prinz Law Office, and provides some tips on how small firms can begin to build a presence on the Internet.
Ms. Prinz is a frequent speaker on blog and Internet law issues and recently completed work on a monograph titled "Managing the Risks of Employee Blogging," which is scheduled to be published by the Science and Technology Law Section of the American Bar Association. Ms. Prinz is also an avid blogger, currently running two legal blogs, the California Biotech Law Blog and the Silicon Valley IP Licensing Law Blog.
Ms. Prinz is an active member of the American Bar Association, where she serves as Chair of both the Programs and VOIP Committees of the Science and Technology Section. She is also active in the Cyberspace Committee of the ABA and California State Bar's Business Sections and in the Silicon Valley Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners, where she recently finished a three-year term as a member of the board of directors. Her other activities include currently serving on the Advisory Board for the Silicon Valley Chapter of Licensing Executives Society.
Additionally, Ms. Prinz has been a regular contributor to the "Ask the Lawyer" column on intellectual property law for Lawyers.com, is the author of The California Biotech Law Blog and the Silicon Valley IP Licensing Law Blog; and is a frequent speaker on intellectual property and ecommerce issues. Ms. Prinz's media interviews and appearances include Dow Jones, CNN Radio, American Public Radio's "Marketplace," IPO 360, California Lawyer, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, and Sky Radio.
Ms. Prinz graduated summa cum laude with a BA in Political Science and Spanish from Furman University, and she is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Law.
Time: approximately 21 minutes.