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July 20, 2011

July 20, 2011

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Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE-Edition!
July 20, 2011
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The South Carolina Bar is dedicated to advancing justice, professionalism and understanding of the law.

Featured seminar
Sharpening Your Tools: A Practical Guide to Business Law Issues for Improved Client Services

This seminar is designed to improve your client service by broadening your overall business law knowledge. As the business environment becomes more complex, your client’s legal needs change. To ensure you are providing the best legal service possible, this seminar will introduce you to intellectual property law, fundraising and securities laws, accounting 101 for attorneys and employment law issues. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to expand your legal knowledge!

2011 Corporate Law Intensive
The S.C. Bar-CLE Division and the S.C. Bar Corporate, Banking and Securities Law Section are proud to present the 2011 Corporate Practice Law Intensive Workshop to be held August 11-12 at the Grand Bohemian Hotel in Asheville. This course will feature topics on current commercial litigation and transactional topics with an emphasis on banking. The panel of speakers consists of experienced practitioners from the Southeast area rather than just South Carolina. The topics are well suited for seasoned lawyers. This seminar will appeal to those who wish a respite from the scorching summer heat of August.

S.C. Tax Law Update

What Every CPA and Tax Attorney Should Know About I.T. (International Tax)

Trust Account School

19th Annual Probate Bench/Bar

2011 Hot Tips from the Coolest Domestic Law Practitioners
Joint Meeting of the N.C. and S.C. Construction Law Sections
Time Mastery for Lawyers: 100 Ways to Maximize Your Productivity and Satisfaction
2011 Solo & Small Firm CLE and Annual Meeting

Family Law Intensive

N.C. and S.C. Labor and Employment Law Conference

CLE Division offers family law distance learning special
Looking for a convenient way to obtain your CLE credit hours? How about saving a little cash? Check out our distance learning seminars. You can pause, rewind and review archived webcasts and Seminars Direct Online programs for up to 30 days. Best of all, for the next 30 days the Bar is offering a 10 percent discount on all family law on-demand, online seminars. Simply enter family2011 at checkout to receive your discount.
Click here for a list of titles.

Substance abuse or mental health issues for the legal profession, on-demand and online
Substance Abuse: The Circle of Life: How to Stay on Top of It
Faculty: Adam Fisher Jr., The Fisher Law Firm; Robert Turnbull, Lawyers Helping Lawyers Director, S.C. Bar

Faculty: Jim Blackburn

Other on-demand, online CLE programs
Practice & Procedure: When Representing a Client Before DHEC
Faculty: Steven T. Moon, Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC

Notary Public Law

Faculty: Desa A. Ballard, Ballard Watson Weissenstein; Harvey Watson, Ballard Watson Weissenstein
Minor Settlements in South Carolina
Faculty: Shannon F. Bobertz, Turner Padget Graham & Laney, PA

Lobbying and the Practice of Law
Faculty: Kyle Michel, Kyle Michel Law Firm
Eminent Domain Law Condemnation in South Carolina
Faculty: Paul D. De Holczer, Moses Koon & Brackett, PC

Coming Soon: How to Try Family Court Cases presented by Melissa F. Brown

A full listing of more than 150 Seminars Direct Online can be found at If you have any difficulty registering for these Distance Learning seminars, please e-mail or call (877) 880-1335.

Recent releases

S.C. Evidence Handbook Annotated, Seventh Edition by Justin S. Kahn

S.C. Rules of Procedure Annotated 2011 by Justin S. Kahn

S.C. Rules of Procedure Annotated 2011 and S.C. Evidence Handbook Annotated, Seventh Edition Combo

South Carolina Contempt Law, Second Edition
by Timothy L. Brown

S.C. Criminal Offenses and Penalties Combo (Pocket and All Offenses on CD) by Douglas S. Strickler

S.C. Criminal Offenses and Penalties 2011 (All Offenses on CD)

S.C. Criminal Offenses and Penalties 2011 Pocket Edition
(1-3 copies)

S.C. Criminal Offenses and Penalties 2011 Pocket Edition (4 or more copies)

Labor and Employment Law for South Carolina Lawyers, Fourth Edition, edited by M. Malissa Burnette, Leigh M. Nason and M. Baker Wyche III

Coming soon
The Alimony Calculator 2011, Version 1.x by Thomas Traxler 

(A 2011 upgrade will be available for existing users at a discounted price.) 

The S.C. Consumer Protection Code, 2011 Cumulative Supplement by Kathleen G. Smith

Asset-Based Finance: Business Borrowing Against Assets, Part 1

Asset-Based Finance: Business Borrowing Against Assets, Part 2 


For a complete listing of upcoming teleseminars, visit If you have any difficulty registering for these teleseminars, please e-mail or call 1-800-694-9747.

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