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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Digital Ethics for Law Firms

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On December 14-15, 2017, the MerusCase team will be attending the Louisiana Association for Justice CLE conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. We’ve attended our fair share of conferences, conventions, and CLE events, and we’ve seen many types of CLE courses. It’s very common for CLE events to feature Ethics seminars, and for good reason — most states’ bar associations require one or more hours of “Ethics” CLE per reporting period.

(Check your state’s requirements here: https://www.americanbar.org/cle/mandatory_cle.html )

At MerusCase, we focus on legal ethics issues, particularly digital ethics in law practice. In the internet age, technology is vital for growth. A law firm without a website will inevitably struggle to compete with a firm that with an established a web presence. A firm without digital file storage is just waiting for a paper file to get lost. Even though technology is a clear benefit to the average law firm, there is still potential for ethical issues.

In this post, we'll cover a few common digital ethics issues that a growing firm might encounter.

Posted by Chris Mechler on Wednesday November 29, 2017 0 Comments

Labels: Career, Lawyering Skills, Legal Technology

Friday, November 10, 2017

5 Ways to Impress During Your First Week at a New Job

 

As a companion piece to our previous blogs documenting the employee search process (HERE), I, Arielle, the actual product of said employee search, have decided to write a piece on how one can impress during their first week on the job[1]. And so, here are a number of my own tried and true tips to dazzle and wow your bosses and coworkers alike: 

Posted by Arielle Schussler on Friday November 10, 2017 0 Comments

Labels: Career

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Top 3 Things MerusCase Can Do For Your Defense Firm

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In anticipation of the CWCDAA conference MerusCase will be attending later this week in Anaheim, we wanted to extend a little extra MerusCase love to our hardworking friends that work in Defense. Here is a list of the Top 3 things MerusCase does that can take your practice to the next level.

 

Posted by Arielle Schussler on Tuesday October 31, 2017 0 Comments

Labels: Career, Workers' Compensation, Productivity, Events

Thursday, October 26, 2017

5 Tips for Your First Trade Show

Hello All! My name is Arielle, and I am new to the MerusCase family. When I started last Monday, I was given the opportunity to go to the CELA (California Employment Lawyers Association) conference on Friday with other members of the MerusCase Marketing and Sales team. Having never gone to a trade show before, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. Well, now that I am (a week) older and (one trade show) wiser, here are some tips I have gathered for tradeshow newbies (and veterans) alike.

Posted by Arielle Schussler on Thursday October 26, 2017 0 Comments

Labels: Career, Events

Monday, October 09, 2017

5 Essential Tips for Stress-free Hiring

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Your firm is growing, and it's time to hire some new employees! First, congratulations are in order! Now comes the hard part: finding an employee that is smart, capable, and hard-working. Hiring is a stressful process, for both the employee-to-be and the employer. It can be a huge time sink and can have serious consequences if you don't choose the right candidate.

Posted by Chris Mechler on Monday October 09, 2017 0 Comments

Labels: Career, Productivity

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