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Government Law Section CLE

Friday, June 20

SC Bar Conference Center

Registration Fees:
$150  (Government Law Section Members ONLY)

This program qualifies for 6.0 MCLE credit hours, including up to 2.0 LEPR credit hours and 1.0 SA/MH credit hour


The South Carolina Bar-CLE Division and the South Carolina Bar Government Law Section is proud to present the Government Law Section Mid-Year Update for 2014. This year’s informative seminar will include a wide array of topics to help government law practitioners stay abreast of new developments. Topics include an ethics update, a presentation on cyber security risk and response, hot topics in public finance, substance abuse /mental health training, a construction law update, and a legislative update. Register now for this informative and entertaining seminar.

8:30 a.m.    Registration

8:50 a.m.    Welcome and Opening Remarks
                     Course Planners:
                     Robert R. Smith
                     Moore & Van Allen
                     Michael W. Burns
                     McNair Law Firm, P.A.
9:00 a.m.    Ethics Update
                     Cathy L. Hazelwood
                     General Counsel, South Carolina Ethics Commission
10:00 a.m. Cyber Security: Risk and Response
                     Robert E. Sumner IV
                     Scott N. Schools
                     Moore & Van Allen, PLLC
11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. Bond Update
                     Gary T. Pope Jr.
                     Pope Ziegler, LLC
12:15 p.m. Lunch (Included)
1:15 p.m.   Substance Abuse/Mental Health
                     Robert Turnbull
                     Beth Padgett
                     SC Bar Lawyers Helping Lawyers
2:15 p.m.   Construction Law Update: Issues Affecting Local Governments
                     Benjamin Edward Nicholson V
                     McNair Law Firm, P.A.
3:15 p.m.   Break
3:30 p.m.   Legislative Update
                     Timothy C. Winslow
                     S.C. Association of Counties
4:30 p.m.   Adjourn

All registrations must be pre-paid.  All registrations must include a credit card number

Cancellation & Refund Policy: Refunds, less $25.00 administrative processing fee, will be made for cancellations received in writing to SC Bar-CLE Division at registrar@scbar.org by 5 pm one week prior to the seminar. If you register but do not cancel by 5 pm one week before or register but do not attend, you will receive the course materials in consideration of payment. Designated substitutes may take the place of registrants unable to attend.



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