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The CLE 6-Pack Seminar Series
“Bite-sized CLE for the Busy Practitioner” 
Put That Computer in its Place: Defining the Proper Role of Information Technology in Your Law Practice
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1501 Park Street
Columbia, SC 29201



December 17 (was postponed from 11/12/13)
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Put That Computer in its Place: Defining the Proper Role of Information Technology in Your Law Practice
John J. “Jack” Pringle Jr.
Adams and Reese LLP, Columbia
The information age is introducing attorneys to a dizzying array of products and services – all of which seem to promise more efficiency, more free time, and more profit. But many lawyers are overwhelmed by the pace of change and are having trouble understanding what computer tools to use and how to put them to work in their practices. While computer technology has the potential to be a significant asset to any law office, it is just one tool lawyers use to manage information and apply knowledge. And despite the power and ubiquity of information technology, computers are not always the answer to the challenges you face. In this powerful program Jack Pringle will teach you three things: 1) the roles information and knowledge play in the problem-solving and client service undertaken by attorneys; 2) how to assess what tools you are currently using to manage information and knowledge in your law practice; and 3) how to evaluate the need for new or additional computer technology in your practice to assist you in managing information and knowledge.
This seminar is for any attorney or law office employee who feels overwhelmed by computer technology, and is looking for a practical way to start the process of determining how to use computer technology effectively.
This program qualifies for 2.0 MCLE credit hours.


December 17

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Jason James “J.J.” Andrighetti
Andrighetti Law Firm, LLC, Greenville
Mechanic's Liens: If You Can't Beat It Out of 'Em, Lien It Out of 'Em is a course designed to provide you with the practical information and resources you need to get your "Lien" on. There is no finer example of what not to do when drafting legislation than South Carolina's Mechanic's Lien Statute. This course will unravel the statute and the process for filing and litigating liens.   You will receive helpful tips on client intake and drafting pleadings for lien related cases. We will review various kinds of labor and material that qualify for a lien as well as the numerous landmines/deadlines practitioners must know to successfully prosecute and defend lien related claims. 
This program qualifies for 2.0 MCLE credit hours
January 28
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Melanie McCulley Yenovkian
Simpsonville, SC
The Fourth Amendment, and its accompanying case law, is one of the most complex and malleable areas of the law. Which law applies? Was it a search? Was the arrest valid? Does an exception apply? Is the evidence admissible or tainted? These are just a few of the many questions that arise when addressing search and seizure cases.
Former Thirteenth Circuit Assistant Solicitor Melanie Yenovkian will provide you with unerring guidance on the state of Fourth Amendment law, give practical advice to the criminal law practitioner on searches, seizures, arrests, and evidence, and bring all of this complex material together in an easy-to-understand format.
If you represent criminal defendants or serve as a prosecutor in South Carolina, this is a must seminar for you. Each registrant will get a copy of Melanie’s brand new Second Edition of The Fourth Amendment: A Step-by-Step Guide to Search and Seizure Jurisprudence in South Carolina.
This program qualifies for 2.0 MCLE credit hours
February 26
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Jill Rothstein
SC Bar Risk Management Director
Beth Padgett
SC Bar Lawyers Helping Lawyers Assistant Director
Just in time to complete your MCLE/LEPR/SA/MH requirements, join SC Bar Risk Management Director Jill Rothstein and SC Bar Lawyers Helping Lawyers Assistant Beth Padgett for a powerful and interactive look at the convergence of attorney mental health and the ethical practice of law. Jill and Beth will use skillfully woven hypothetical tales designed to teach ethics and increase sensitivity to mental and emotional health concerns in the profession. Best of all, each registrant will receive a copy of Annotated South Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct, 2013 Edition by Professor Nathan Crystal and Dean Robert Wilcox.
This program qualifies for 2.0 MCLE credit hours including up to 2.0 LEPR and 1.0 SA/MH credit hour


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