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Virtual Legal Assistant Joins Solo Practice University

Virtual Legal Assistant Joins Solo Practice University

New Jersey legal assistant, Aretha Gaskin, owner of The Virtual Legal Assistant, Inc., has joined the new “web-based educational community” Solo Practice University as a partner and faculty member, and will be presenting a course entitled “Virtual Assistants and the Solo Practitioner”.

Aretha Gaskin, owner of The Virtual Legal Assistant, is proud to announce this partnership with Susan Cartier-Liebel and David Carson’s Solo Practice University effective February 25, 2009. Gaskin is an industry expert in the virtual assistant and online office management field, while SPU is the premier source of online learning and networking for solo practitioners and law students. Gaskin joins industry leaders in delivering course content that enables attorneys to build their own practices while maintaining or improving work/life balance.

Gaskin brings over 11 years of legal administrative support experience to the course: Virtual Assistants and the Solo Practitioner. Using a virtual assistant has become a mainstay for entrepreneurs and independent business owners. Solo Practice University, with Aretha Gaskin as instructor, hopes to educate attorneys about this important business partnership. The course will cover topics on technology, confidentiality, business agreements and ethics, and will be presented through a variety of media, both document format (PDF and online presentations), and webinars.


Virtual Legal Assistant, Inc. has openings for legal secretaries and paralegals, including at least one bankruptcy specialist, posted at its site. The business also has an informative blog at

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Contact Info:

Lynne J. DeVenny, N.C. State Bar Certified Paralegal

Owner & Virtual Paralegal, DeVenny Paralegal Services

Email: lynne.devenny[at]

Telephone: 336-582-0003

Inquiries are welcome, with free quotes available.

Meet Lynne:

Lynne DeVenny is a North Carolina State Bar Certified Paralegal with over 27 years of experience working on complex litigation cases, including medical malpractice, personal injury, workers’ compensation, and Social Security disability.

Disclosure: I am not a lawyer and cannot provide legal representation or legal advice.

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