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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Come See MerusCase at CAAA!

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The MerusCase team is excited to be attending the CAAA 2017 Summer Convention! The conference will be taking place at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, and we'll be there on Thursday, June 22nd and Friday, June 23rd

We're looking forward to making new friends and catching up with our present (and future) clients!

Stop by our booth for a demo and a pair of Merus orange shades!

We've been busy since last year!

We'll be showing off the classic features our clients know and love, like our easy-to-manage case files and time-saving document automation.

Come check out some of the upgrades we've made since last year, including:

  • Subpoena Records in MerusCase - Order records from all the top vendors, all in one place!
  • Vocational Rehab Referrals - Ensure your clients receive the benefits they deserve! MerusCase now makes it easy to connect your clients with the top vocational counseling center.
  • Panel QME 106 Automation - MerusCase is the first and only software that allows you to easily submit your requests for a Panel QME, hassle-free!
 
 We look forward to seeing you there! 
Posted by Chris Mechler on Tuesday June 20, 2017 1 Comment
Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Best Books for Lawyers to Read

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While reading contracts, briefs, and pleadings is great, limiting your reading to legal sources can stagnate your personal growth. Here are a few of the best books for lawyers to read to improve your skills, make you think, and challenge you to focus on and improve yourself.

Messy: How to Be Creative and Resilient in a Tidy-Minded World by Tim Hartford

Messy is one of my favorite books in a long time, probably because I resonate so deeply with its message. I am not a “messy” person per se; my life is more of an "organized chaos". This book explains why it's actually beneficial to be "messy" rather than forcing order into our day-to-day lives.

Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office 101 - Unconscious Mistakes Women Make that Sabotage Their Careers by Lois F Frankel, PhD

This book is perfect for women who are trying to climb the ladder, because it allows its readers to complete an assessment and see where they can improve to build their career. The assessment is fairly accurate, and the chapters correspond directly to readers' results, providing insightful tips on how to improve in that particular segment.

The Startup of You by Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha

This book is written by the founder of LinkedIn, so naturally it’s about improving your career by treating yourself like a startup. As the book states, "[y]ou will not find tips and tricks on how to format your resume or how to prepare for a job interview... You'll find strategies that will help you expand the reach of your network, gain a competitive edge, and land better professional opportunities."

Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

Lean In summarizes how women, regardless of their title or role in a company, can improve their work lives and personal lives simultaneously. This is not a book that says you have to sacrifice family for your career; instead, it's full of helpful insights on finding what works for you. The author cites background information on the discrepancies in compensation between men and women, and provides constructive advice about the internal obstacles women face that hold them back, and how to overcome them. 

For more books to add to your library, check out our previous post of 5 New Books Every Lawyer Should be Reading.

Posted by Mary Redzic on Wednesday May 31, 2017 0 Comments

Labels: Law Firm Marketing, Productivity

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