S.C. Bar Continuing Legal Education Division
October 22, 2014

VALUABLE RESOURCE OF THE WEEK 
Masters-in-Equity and Special Referees in South Carolina, Updated Fourth Edition 
by John S. Nichols

Updated through June 2014, this handy and practical monograph provides references to the procedures of practice before masters-in-equity and special referees in South Carolina. Included are rules, statutes and case law affecting this area of practice and a sample Order of Reference that meets the requirements set forth by the Supreme Court. This updated Fourth Edition is an expanded discussion of the appropriate procedure when legal and equitable claims are joined in one action through permissive or compulsory counterclaims, incorporation of recent significant case law regarding the general duties and powers of the masters or special referees and a discussion of the rules regarding trial of an action to quiet title.


Attorneys attending this marketing boot camp will hear from a panel of attorneys in various size firms who have successfully established and grown their practice through conscious marketing efforts. The panel will discuss their marketing approaches with an emphasis on what works, what doesn’t and why. Following the panel discussion, Barbara Seymour, Office of Disciplinary Counsel, will discuss ethical marketing for your practice.

NEW PUBLICATION RELEASES!
The Law of Slip and Fall in South Carolina
by Daniel R. Denton
This book provides comprehensive analysis of SC premises liability law applicable to slip-and-fall litigation, along with other areas of law typically involved in such cases. Denton supplements the black-letter law with relevant appellate opinions, plus 13 case notes straight from cases he has litigated. Throughout the book are 11 practice tips, including some checklists that can be used to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of a slip-and-fall case. With sections on duties, foreseeability, standards of care, immunities and limitations on recovery, comparative negligence and assumption of risk, along with a table of 185 cases for easy reference, this book also serves as a primer for personal injury law in general.


The Master Agreement for Separation and Divorce

by Jay Bultz

This unbelievable resource will help you create a comprehensive agreement on every issue from A to Z in your separation and divorce cases. Organized logically into issues, subjects and topics, the Master Agreement provisions include: separation and support of the parties and an adjustment of marital rights and duties; a parenting plan covering custody, child support and protection issues; division of property; allocation of debts and liabilities; and administrative and housekeeping provisions. Purchase includes both a printed version and the full text on CD.


South Carolina Children’s Law Resource Manual

Kathryn Barton, LBSW
L. Michelle Dhunjishah
William J. Mathias, Ed.D. 
Blanche Q. Richey
Andrea E. White
Principal Editor: Jonathan W. Lounsberry
Contributing Editors: Timothy J.W. Muller and Blanche Q. Richey

This user-friendly manual includes an overview of the history of juvenile justice; an organized, step-by-step explanation of the juvenile justice system and the various court hearings involved; a look at the impact juvenile justice can have on the educational system; a detailed description of the statewide Juvenile Arbitration Program and an overview of the foster care system authored by the Foster Care Review Board’s Director and General Counsel. Also included is a conversion table (Title 63 to 20), a table of authorities and an index.

COMING SOON
Tax Sales of Real Property and Mobile Homes in South Carolina, Third Edition
by Dean A. Hayes

Criminal Procedure for South Carolina Practitioners 2014 Cumulative Supplement
by Miller W. Shealy Jr. and Margaret M. Lawton