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To register for this live teleseminar, please click here About the Teleseminar Revocable trusts are among the most flexible and beneficial vehicles for estates of every size.  In addition to their tax benefits, in many instances they allow property to be transferred outside of probate.  They are also comparatively easy to administer.  But they also come with complexity and traps. Distributions above certain low levels are taxable. Holding interests in family busines...
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 23rd Annual Criminal Practice in S.C. - Video Replay Friday, April 4, 2014 S.C. Bar Conference Center 1501 Park Street Columbia, SC Registraton: $280 About the Seminar This program qualifies for 6.0 MCLE credit hours; 2.0 LEPR; 1.0 SA/MH   The S.C. Bar CLE Division presents the 23rd Annual Criminal Practice in South Carolina seminar. Course Planner Amie Clifford has created a challenging agenda and recruited a fabulous faculty of judges and...
To register for this live teleseminar, please click here About the Teleseminar Franchises seem to guarantee business success for clients. They take a proven national or regional business concept and brand, plant it in local soil, and watch it grow.  The challenge for attorneys is to counsel clients about risk – the failure of a substantial number of franchises – and about the substantial costs and restrictions that go into buying and operating a franchise.  There are i...
For More Information and to register for this live webcast, please click here Even in Ben Franklin's time, the public held cynical views about lawyers. How can one be a better practitioner and help negate some of the lingering negative attitudes toward today’s lawyers? In this engaging and informative program, Ben Franklin (who worked with more lawyers than most modern day practitioners) challenges today’s lawyers to expand their own notion of ethics much as he, himself, did during ...
For More Information and to register for this live webcast, please click here BEN FRANKLIN on Ethics (60 Minutes) Featuring Christopher Lowell Ben advises … “Search others for their virtues.  Search thyself for thy vices” and challenges lawyers to put ethical considerations at the heart of legal practice. Even in Ben Franklin's time, the public held cynical views about lawyers.  How can one be a better practitioner and help negate some of the lingering negative at...
To register for this live teleseminar, please click here About the Teleseminar Franchises seem to guarantee business success for clients. They take a proven national or regional business concept and brand, plant it in local soil, and watch it grow.  The challenge for attorneys is to counsel clients about risk – the failure of a substantial number of franchises – and about the substantial costs and restrictions that go into buying and operating a franchise.  There are i...
For More Information and to register for this live webcast, please click here Abraham Lincoln once said, “As a peacemaker the lawyer has superior opportunity of being a good man [person].  There will still be business enough.” Using an engaging documentary-style format, Abraham Lincoln's exemplary qualities of legal and personal professionalism come to life - the qualities he demonstrated day in and day out in his law practice. There will be a live Chat Room discussion wit...
To register for this live teleseminar replay, please click here About the Teleseminar Nonprofit and exempt organizations are subject to a wide range of federal and state regulations governing their fundraising activities, their operations and investments, their compensation practices and how they spend their funds. The pace of legal developments impacting these organizations continues to increase as the IRS and attorneys general step up their enforcement activity, these organiz...
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 Everything You Need To Know About Ethics Friday, April 11, 2014 S.C. Bar Conference Center 1501 Park Street Columbia, SC Registration $280 About the Seminar This program qualifies for 6.0 MCLE credit hours including 6.0 LEPR credit hours and 1.0 SA/MH credit hour    The South Carolina Bar and the South Carolina Association of Ethics Counsel are pleased to present the Third Annual Everything you Need to Know About Ethics seminar. This powerful program fe...
To register for this live teleseminar replay, please click here About the Teleseminar Most partners in closely held companies have their eyes on the exits.  Eventually they want to be able to cash out their interests in the entity and do something else or retire.  Sometimes too, the need to exit an ownership position is forced by death or disability. The challenge is finding a buyer.  Even very successful closely held companies discover that the market for interes...
To register for this live teleseminar, please click here About the Teleseminar LLC members, partners and S Corp shareholders frequently pledge their ownership stakes as collateral to fund their businesses or for personal purposes. Taking and perfecting a security interest in an ownership stake involves a complex set of choices and processes under UCC Article 9 and Article 8, federal securities law and organizational law, each implying risk and limitations on the secured party.&#...
To register for this live teleseminar replay, please click here About the Teleseminar Family properties – personal residences, vacation homes or retreats, plots of land have long been in the family – are often the most valuable asset of clients. The recent recovery in real estate prices has brought renewed focus on how to preserve the value of these properties for later generations and obtain certain tax benefits while they are used by the family.  Planning for these proper...
To register for this live teleseminar replay, please click here About the Teleseminar The long-standing model of fee-for-legal service is slowly eroding as clients target legal costs and budgets for reduction.  In addition to conventional contingency fee arrangements there has been a rise in “success fees” in transactional and litigation practice.  Flat fee arrangements are increasingly common in transactional representations. But these and other more exotic arrangemen...
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2nd Annual Ethics in 18 Holes Tuesday, April 22 Spring Valley Country Club 300 Spring Valley Rd. Columbia, SC 29223 Presented by the S.C. Bar-Contineing Legal Education Division VIEW THE BROCHURE   MCLE/JCLE/LEPR CREDIT This program qualifies for 3.0 MCLE credit hours, including up to 3.0 LEPR. ABOUT THE PROGRAM The South Carolina Bar – CLE Division is holding our Second Annual “Ethics in 18 Holes” – Golf CLE Event. It will be a captain’s choice golf tourname...
To register for this live teleseminar, please click here About the Teleseminar There is often a tension between religious organizations – churches and church-affiliated groups, like child care centers and health clinics – and civil law.  Unlike other nonprofit organizations, they have specifically faith-based missions that may run counter to the patterns of civil law – or have special exemptions from it.  This includes tax and real estate law, health care law and prin...
To register for this live teleseminar, please click here About the Teleseminar There is often a tension between religious organizations – churches and church-affiliated groups, like child care centers and health clinics – and civil law.  Unlike other nonprofit organizations, they have specifically faith-based missions that may run counter to the patterns of civil law – or have special exemptions from it.  This includes tax and real estate law, health care law and princ...
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Civil Court Mediation Certification Training and Advanced Negotiation Workshop presented by the South Carolina Bar-Continuing Legal Education Division   Bar Conference Center 1501 Park Street Columbia, SC 29202   **This seminar is currently full. We cannot take anymore registrations.**   DOWNLOAD THE FULL BROCHURE ABOUT THE SEMINAR This program qualifies for 40.0 MCLE credit hours, including 3.25 LEPR credit hours. ABOUT THE PROGRAM This fully interactive,...
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Sporting Clays CLE: Ethics with the Judges Presented By: The South Carolina Bar-Continuing Legal Education Division Co-Sponsored By: Thomson Reuters   Thursday, April 24 Live at Live Oaks Sportsman's Club 1201 Redmond Mill Road Swansea, SC 29160   VIEW THE BROCHURE Registration Fee: Early Bird: $160 Regular: $185 (received after 4/10) About the Seminar  SEQ CHAPTER \h \r 1The South Carolina Bar-CLE Division with special thanks to Ford Douglass and Thomson Reu...
...Have Changed To register for this live teleseminar replay, please click here About the Teleseminar Trusts are meant to endure, but shifting circumstances can take a substantial toll on their assets, their tax and legal status, their ability to make distributions or even survive. The law may change in ways that adversely impact a trust. Beneficiaries may develop intractable conflicts that jeopardize the trust’s stability.  Assets may underperform and the cost of adminis...
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Concealed Weapons Permit Training Get your Concealed Weapons Permit (CWP) and 2.0 hours of CLE together.  Friday, April 25 McNair Law Firm, P.A. 104 S. Main St., Ste. 700, Greenville   VIEW THE BROCHURE ABOUT THE SEMINAR The South Carolina Bar CLE Division is pleased to present a unique opportunity for you to earn 2.0 hours of CLE credit while also obtaining the state-mandated training necessary to obtain you South Carolina Concealed Weapons Permit....
To register for this live teleseminar, please click here About the Teleseminar Sale/leasebacks of property are sophisticated real estate transactions where both seller/tenant and investor/landlord can obtain substantial financial, tax and operating benefits. The property owner builds or buys a property it intends to use for its own purposes, sells it to an investor, and then immediately leases it back from the investor for a term of years. Properly structured, the seller/tenant ...
For More Information and to register for this live webcast, please click here A master of the courtroom stage, who possessed an uncanny understanding of human character, Clarence Darrow was arguably the greatest trial lawyer of the twentieth century. He was an adamant opponent of capital punishment and a passionate proponent of civil and human rights. Often called the "Attorney for the Damned," he fought for the underdog and took on criminal cases thought to be hopeless. Yet, wh...
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To register for this live teleseminar, please click here About the Teleseminar There has never been a tax on net investment income – until now.  Recent health care reform legislation imposed a 3.8% Medicare surtax on “net investment income.”  The tax applies to the net investment income – capital gains, dividends, rents, royalties, interest, distributions – of trusts and estates as well as individuals. The new tax applies to income above $11,900 or $10,000 depending on...