The Paralegal Voice: Talking Murder and Mayhem with Sue Ann Jaffarian

The Paralegal Voice: Talking Murder and Mayhem with Sue Ann Jaffarian


The latest editionof The Paralegal Voice, “Talking Murder and Mayhem with Sue Ann Jaffarian: Paralegal & Fiction Writer,” co-hosted by Lynne DeVenny and me, is now available at Legal Talk Network.

In this episode, we welcome Sue Ann Jaffarian, a paralegal for Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, PC in Los Angeles, and author of the best-selling series, The Odelia Grey Mysteries.

Sue Ann talks about balancing dual careers as a very busy corporate paralegal and successful fiction writer; her “large and in charge” fictional paralegal, Odelia Patience Grey; and what’s next for both Sue Ann and Odelia. Throw in vampires, writing advice, and dealing with weight prejudice – this is a lively discussion you won’t want to miss!

Also in this episode, Sue Ann reveals:

* Her tips for getting into or making the change to corporate or health law

* How she got her start as a fiction writer

* How she balances working as a full-time paralegal with writing several novels a year

* Her tips for would-be writers

* Information re Book No. 6 in The Odelia Grey Mysteries due June 2011

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MP3 Link: http://websrvr82il.audiovideoweb.com/ny60web16519/LTN/PLV/PLV_111810_Jaffarian.mp3

Internet resources referenced in the podcast:

* Hooper Lundy & Bookman, PC – Health Care Lawyers: http://health-law.com/

* Sue Ann’s website: http://sueannjaffarian.com/

* Babble ‘n Blog (Sue Ann’s blog): http://sueannjaffarian.blogspot.com/

* “To Maura Kelly and Marie Claire: I’m Fat. Deal With It!” (Babble ‘n Blog)

* Sue Ann’s books, The Odelia Grey Mysteries, Ghost of Granny Apples Mysteries, and Madison Rose Vampire Mysteries are available at bookstores, as well as http://amazon.com/

* Websites for some of Sue Ann’s favorite authors: http://www.naomihirahara.com/; http://www.kellistanley.com/; http://www.jeriwesterson.com/; http://www.kathleenernst.com/

The Paralegal Voice also thanks its sponsors: Westlaw Deposition Services and NALA…The Association of Paralegals and Legal Assistants.

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