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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, Palmetto Room
 
*Program is limited to 18 participants*
 
 

About the Seminar
This program qualifies for 6.50 MCLE credit hours, including 6.50 LEPR credit hours; 1.0 SA/MH credit hours 

The Legal Ethics and Practice Program (LEAPP) is a collaborative effort between the Office of Disciplinary Counsel and the Professional Responsibility Committee of the South Carolina Bar. LEAPP is not a typical CLE seminar, although CLE credit is available. It is an intensive, comprehensive workshop on advertising, trust accounts, practice management issues and ethical compliance in a classroom setting.
 
*Registration for Ethics School includes lunch and a copy of Annotated South Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct 2010.
 
Ethics School Agenda
8:30 a.m.            Registration
 
8:45 a.m.            Welcome & Introduction
 
9 a.m.                 Office Systems Management
 Brenda L. Stewart
 Stewart Marketing & Consulting
 Document Control, Communication, Calendar Management and Diligence
 
10 a.m.               Stress Management Techniques
 Nicki Musick
 
10:30 a.m.          Mid-morning Break
 
10:45 a.m.          Office Systems Management
 Courtney G. Kennaday
  Law Office Technology, Internet Applications and Storage and Security
 
12:15 p.m.          Lunch (Provided)
 
1:15 p.m.           Managing the Lawyer/Client Relationship
Elizabeth Van Doren Gray
William O. Higgins
Lesley M. Coggiola
Recognizing Problem Clients, Fee Agreements, Limiting the Scope of Representation, Conflicts Checking
Personal Boundaries (Friendships, Sex, Business Transactions), Ending the Relationship
 
2:45 p.m.           Mid-afternoon Break
 
3 p.m.                Personnel Management
 Elizabeth Van Doren Gray
 William O. Higgins
 Lesley M. Coggiola
 Hiring, Training, Supervising and Terminating Nonlawyer Staff
 
4 p.m.                 Succession Planning
 Jill Rothstein
 Deborah S. McKeown
 
4:45 p.m.           Adjourn
 

Annotated South Carolina Rules of Professional Conduct 2010
Professor Nathan M. Crystal and Professor Robert M. Wilcox
In October 2009, the S.C. Supreme Court adopted Amendments to the Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement. This 2010 edition includes those amendments and includes the revisions to the Overview of the Disciplinary Process. This practical, soft-cover volume contains the Rules of Professional Conduct and is thoroughly annotated with relevant case law and Ethics Advisory Opinions current through December 2009. There is also a comprehensive index, comparisons of each S.C. Rule with the corresponding Model Rule and many handy cross-references.