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Legal Ethics and Practice Program (LEAPP) Law Office Management School presented by the South Carolina Bar-Continuing Legal Education Division Live at the Bar Conference Center Columbia, SC 29201   Registration Fees: Early Bird $120 Regular $170 (after 8/19)   VIEW THE PROGRAM BROCHURE About the Seminar  This program qualifies for 4.0 MCLE credit hours, including 4.0 LEPR credit hours and 1.0 SA/MH credit hour The Legal Ethics and Practice Program (...
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Legal Ethics and Practice Program (LEAPP) Advertising School presented by the South Carolina Bar-Continuing Legal Education Division Live at the Bar Conference Center Columbia, SC 29201   Registration Fees: Early Bird $140 Regular $190 (after 8/19)   About the Seminar  This program qualifies for 3.5 MCLE credit hours, including 3.5 LEPR credit hours  The Legal Ethics and Practice Program (LEAPP) is a collaborative effort between the Office of Discip...
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Legal Ethics and Practice Program (LEAPP) Ethics School presented by the South Carolina Bar-Continuing Legal Education Division Live at the Bar Conference Center Columbia, SC 29201   Registration Fees: Early Bird $230 Regular $280 (after 8/20)   About the Seminar  This program qualifies for 6.0 MCLE credit hours, including 6.0 LEPR credit hours. The Legal Ethics and Practice Program (LEAPP) is a collaborative effort between the Office of Disciplinary Cou...
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Legal Ethics and Practice Program (LEAPP) Trust Account School presented by the South Carolina Bar-Continuing Legal Education Division Live at the Bar Conference Center Columbia, SC 29201   Registration Fees: Early Bird $160 Regular $210 (after 8/21)   About the Seminar This program qualifies for 4.0 MCLE credit hours, including 4.0 LEPR credit hours The Legal Ethics and Practice Program (LEAPP) is a collaborative effort between the Office of Disciplinary Cou...
To register for this live teleseminar replay, please click here About the Teleseminar Careful drafting of the most important provisions of an employment agreement – scope of duties and changes over time, performance benchmarks and incentive compensation, rights on separation – can lay the foundation for a mutually beneficial relationship and company success.  But an agreement that does not address employer and employee expectations, anticipate almost certain changes over tim...
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 Personal Injury Practice Essentials led by Daniel Haltiwanger and Jack McKenzie Friday, September 5 Bar Conference Center 1501 Park St., Columbia REGISTRATION FEE: Early Bird–$195 Regular–$235 (after 8/22) includes lunch MCLE/LEPR CREDIT 6.5 MCLE credit hours VIEW THE BROCHURE  ABOUT THE SERIES The “Essentials Series” is comprised of 11 full day courses that will cover major South Carolina practice areas, as well as law office technology. Each course is lead by exper...
To register for this live teleseminar replay, please click here About the Teleseminar Careful drafting of the most important provisions of an employment agreement – scope of duties and changes over time, performance benchmarks and incentive compensation, rights on separation – can lay the foundation for a mutually beneficial relationship and company success.  But an agreement that does not address employer and employee expectations, anticipate almost certain changes over ti...
To register for this live teleseminar replay, please click here About the Teleseminar   The use of “trust protectors” is new and still developing in estate planning.  A trust protector stands in the shoes of the settlor, potentially wielding broad powers, ensuring that the settlor’s intent, even after death, is accomplished.  Trust protectors may control investment and distribution decisions, hold the power to reform a trust, and to appoint and dismiss tr...
To register for this live teleseminar, please click here About the Teleseminar Promissory notes are essential tools of transactional practice. They are used extensively in business, real estate and commercial transactions. They are also frequently and mistakenly thought of as “boilerplate” – right up to the point when a party needs to collect a note but realizes it is not enforceable.  Governed by UCC Article 5/Negotiable Instruments, promissory notes are also commonly boug...
For More Information and to register for this live webcast, please click here Facilitated by Katherine James How many times have you thought you prepared a witness perfectly only to have that witness fail – either just a little, or completely and disastrously? Do your problem witnesses keep you awake at night? Do some witnesses affect YOUR performance? You are not alone. Every attorney knows exactly what a “star witness” looks like, acts like, and performs like. A star witness is confiden...
To register for this live teleseminar, please click here About the Teleseminar Letters of credit are used to secure payment and ensure performance in business, commercial and real estate transactions.  One or more parties to a deal may refuse to complete a deal without the benefit of a letter ensuring payment or performance.  These letters involve a complicated mix of parties –applicants, issuers, beneficiaries and sometimes assignees.  The challenge in us...
To register for this live teleseminar, please click here About the Teleseminar Equipment leasing is increasingly commonplace as companies choose to lease rather than buy the computers and servers, office equipment, machines, cars and other capital equipment essential to operating their businesses.  Equipment leases have also become exceptionally complex over time, resembling financially engineered instruments as much as traditional leases.  The leases must comply with ...
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2014 Probate Bench Bar Friday, September 12 presented by the South Carolina Bar-Continuing Legal Education Division Live at the Bar Conference Center 1501 Park St., Columbia     Sites: Anderson - The Center of Excellence, 200 Bleckley St., Room 138 Charleston - Charleston School of Law, 81 Mary St, Mary 101 Room Florence - South Eastern Institute of Manufacturing Technology, 1951 Pisgah Road, Room 249 Greenville - Greenville Technical College, Buck Mickel Cen...
To register for this live teleseminar replay, please click here About the Teleseminar Technology has changed everything lawyers do.  You market your expertise through firm web sites, e-newsletters, and social media.  You communicate with clients and opposing counsel via email and mobile devices.  You receive, edit, store and transmit client files electronically.  You may even file documents with the courts electronically. The first ethical duty of a lawyer is...
To register for this live teleseminar, please click here About the Teleseminar This program will provide you with a roadmap to the economics, practical and legal process, major tax and bankruptcy issues of restructuring failed commercial real estate projects.  The program will discuss the economics of restructuring alternatives, determining which alternatives are most viable depending on the nature of the borrower/seller and lenders, and approaching lenders about a workout....
To register for this live teleseminar, please click here About the Teleseminar This program will provide you with a roadmap to the economics, practical and legal process, major tax and bankruptcy issues of restructuring failed commercial real estate projects.  The program will discuss the economics of restructuring alternatives, determining which alternatives are most viable depending on the nature of the borrower/seller and lenders, and approaching lenders about a workout....
To register for this live teleseminar replay, 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 depen...
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2014 Solo & Small Firm Conference and Tech Expo Friday, September 19, 2014 Hyatt Regency Greenville 220 North Main Street Greenville, SC   VIEW SOLO SMALL FIRM CONFERENCE SITE    VIEW CONFERENCE BROCHURE   Hotel Accommodations: The Bar’s room block at the Hyatt is full. Here are other hotels in the vicinity; however, we do not have a special rate with them. They are provided for your convenience only. DOWNTOWN GREENVILLE Holiday Inn Express & Su...
To register for this live teleseminar, please click here About the Teleseminar Starting a new law firm requires extensive planning to ensure ethics compliance.  From choosing the name of the firm to conflicts clearance of new hires, starting a new firm is fraught with ethical issues.  If the firm is “virtual” in the sense of office- and resource-sharing, must clients be informed? How must attorneys instruct and supervise junior attorneys and non-attorney perso...
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 Employment Law Practice Essentials led by Nekki Shutt and Hagood Tighe Friday, September 19 Bar Conference Center 1501 Park St., Columbia REGISTRATION FEE: Early Bird–$195 Regular–$235 MCLE CREDIT  6.0 MCLE credit hours  VIEW THE BROCHURE ABOUT THE SERIES The “Essentials Series” is comprised of 11 full day courses that will cover major South Carolina practice areas, as well as law office technology. Each course is lead by experienced South Carolina practitio...
To register for this live teleseminar replay, please click here About the Teleseminar Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts (GRATs) are effective vehicles for parents and grandparents to transfer assets to a junior generation while still retaining income from the property for a period of time.  If the grantor outlives the term of the trust, its assets pass to the junior generation without estate taxes. There are also substantial gift tax benefits to the donor if the trust is prop...
To register for this live teleseminar, please click here About the Teleseminar LLCs are unique among business entities in that members have almost complete authority to alter by contract the express and implied fiduciary duties to which managers and others are subject.  Duties of loyalty, care, good faith and fair dealing and others can be reduced or, in many instances, eliminated by clear and ambiguous agreement of the parties.  There are many motivations for wanting ...
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Personal Injury and Workers' Compensation Law Updates (CLE 6-Pack Seminar Series) Presented by the South Carolina Bar-Continuing Legal Education Divison Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Live at the S.C. Bar Conference Center  1501 Park Street   REGISTRATION FEES $60 (this seminar ONLY) $360 (entire 6-pack series) MCLE Credit Hours 2.0 MCLE credit hours  The second installment of our CLE 6-Pack Series features updates on personal injury and Workers’ Co...
  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, while co...
To register for this live teleseminar, please click here About the Teleseminar Escrow agreements are essential to most significant business and real estate transactions.  They are mechanisms for allocating risks – whether for non-performance or contingent liabilities – among the parties to the transaction.  In business transactions, an investor in a capital funding deal or a buyer in a merger transaction may be unwilling to close the transaction unless funds are held b...
To register for this live teleseminar replay, 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...
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From In-House to the Courthouse: Building A Complete Construction Lawyer  Friday, September 26 Live Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island Registration Fees: Early Bird - Construction Section Member $325 Regular  - Construction Section Member $375 (received after Sept 12) Early Bird - Non- Section Member $375 Regular - Non-Section Member $425 (received after Sept 12) MCLE/JCLE/LEPR CREDIT  This program qualifies for 6.0 MCLE credit hours, including up to 1.0 ...
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Hot Tips From the Coolest Domestic Law Practitioners Friday, September 26 presented by the South Carolina Bar-Continuing Legal Education Division Live at the S.C. Bar Conference Center 1501 Park St., Columbia   Sites: Aiken - Business and Education Bldg, Room 124, 471 University Pkwy, Aiken, SC 29801 Anderson - The Center of Excellence, 200 Bleckley St., Room 138 Beaufort - One Beaufort Town Center, 2015 Boundary Street, Training Room Charleston - Charleston Sc...
To register for this live teleseminar replay, 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 ...
To register for this live teleseminar replay, 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/...
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