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Business Torts:
Trials, Tribulations and Trends

Friday, October 3

presented by the
SC Bar-Continuing Legal Education Division

Live at the
SC Bar Conference Center
1501 Park Street 
 
 
Sites:
Charleston - Charleston School of Law, 81 Mary St, Mary 101 Room
Greenville - Greenville Technical College, Buck Mickel Center, 216 South Pleasantburg Dr., Room 188
Myrtle Beach - Horry-Georgetown Tech, Grand Strand Campus, 950 Crab Tree Lane, Room 601
Rock Hill - Spencer & Spencer, P.A., 226 E. Main Street, Suite 200, Rock Hill, SC 29731
 
Registration Fees:
Early Bird $240
Regular $290 (after 9/19)
 
MCLE/LEPR Credit
This program qualifies for 6.0 MCLE credit hours, including up to 1.0 LEPR credit hour
 
ABOUT THE SEMINAR
Join your colleagues on Friday, October 3 at the SC Bar Conference Center, at satellite locations in Greenville, Charleston, Myrtle Beach and Rock Hill, or by individual webcast for a fast-paced and practical update on business torts litigation in South Carolina and beyond.
 
Course Planner Molly Hamilton Cawley has recruited an outstanding and experienced faculty of business litigation practitioners who will update you on key business tort causes of action, elements, defenses, damages, and trial practice and procedure. This powerful program will feature coverage of employment-related torts, intentional and negligent misrepresentation, fiduciary duties/shareholder disputes, tortious interference with contractual relations, and emerging business tort trends both here and around the country. There will also be a special presentation on business valuations and damages issues, as well as an introduction to South Carolina’s new Fast Track Jury Trial system by Brad Waring. Finally, Professor John Freeman will provide you with a sobering dose of ethical reality with a reprise of his popular “Business Lawyer Horror Stories.”
 
Whether you are a novice or experienced business litigator, corporate or employment law practitioner, or in-house counsel, this is a program you can’t afford to miss! So register by September 19 and take advantage of our Early Bird Registration price! 
 
AGENDA
 
8:30 a.m.       Registration
8:50 a.m.       Welcome and Opening Remarks
9 a.m.             Business Lawyer Horror Stories
                        Professor John P. Freeman, Columbia, SC

10 a.m.           Employment: Privacy Torts and Non-Compete/Non-Solicitation Issues
                         Eugene H. (Gene) Matthews
                         Richardson Plowden & Robinson, P.A.

10:45              Mid-Morning Break

11 a.m.           Intentional and Negligent Misrepresentation
                         Kirby D. Shealy III
                         Adams and Reese

11:45 a.m.     Trends in Business Torts: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
                         Molly Hamilton Cawley
                         Messerli & Kramer

12:15 p.m.     Lunch

1:15 p.m.       Fiduciary Duties: Avoiding Their Creation, Limiting Their Scope and Explaining Them to Others
                        C. Pierce Campbell
                        Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA

                        Shawn R. Willis
                        Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA

                        Robert F. Bettler Jr., Ph.D
                        DecisionQuest Trial Consulting

2 p.m.             Tortious Interference with Contractual Relations
                        Todd M. Ericsson
                        The Ericsson Law Firm, LLC

2:30 p.m.       Valuations and Damages in Business Torts Cases
                        Richard Livingston
                        Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP

3:15 p.m.       Afternoon Break

3:30 p.m.       Fast Track Jury Trials: What, Where and How
                        Bradish J. (Brad) Waring
                        Nexsen Pruet, LLC

4:30 p.m.       Adjourn 
 
All registrations must be pre-paid. All Internet registrations must include a credit card number. 
Cancellation & Refund Policy: Refunds, less $25 administrative processing fee, will be made for cancellations received in writing to CLE Registrar at registrar@scbar.org by 5 p.m., one week prior to the seminar. Cancellations will not be accepted within one week of seminar date. One-time transfers to seminars of like value will be accepted for a $25 administrative fee in lieu of cancellations within one week of seminar. Designated substitutes may take the place of registrants unable to attend. 

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