Chicago Lawyer, Daliah Saper: Social Media is the Reason My Firm Exists
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Daliah Saper is a member of the Illinois Bar, an adjunct professor at Loyola University Chicago School of Law and has been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine five years in a row. She shared her thoughts on how her old school profession has been affected by the new school thinking of social media.
Q: How has social media impacted your work and/or personal life?
Social Media is the reason why my law firm exists! Not only has social media allowed me to build awareness and brand recognition for my firm with little-to-no budget, but because of social media, I have been able to create a cutting-edge niche in the legal field by handling new, social media-driven cases, such as revenge porn, online defamation, and social media account hacking.
Q: How do you think social media will change the world in the coming decade?
In the coming decade, social media will only grow more important as a business tool, a publicity platform, a news source, and a social network. Social media has already enabled people from anywhere in the world to communicate with each other. Moving forward, social media will not only continue to serve as a platform for meaningful conversations to take place, but it will actually serve as a means to effect significant, widespread change. In short, social media will, as it has, continue to make the world a smaller place.
Q: What are you most excited to experience at Social Media Week Chicago 2014?
As an advisory member since Social Media Week Chicago’s inception, I always look forward to being able to network and learn from other social mediates. Social Media Week Chicago presents a unique opportunity to exchange new ideas and cultivate professional relationships with people in various industries. And more than anything, I love the spirit of excitement and innovation this event creates and the energetic and creative people it attracts.
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