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September 28, 2011

September 28, 2011

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE-Edition! 
September 28, 2011
E-Blast highlights upcoming activities, legal information and links to the Bar's website at
The South Carolina Bar is dedicated to advancing justice, professionalism and understanding of the law.

Featured seminar
Family Law Intensive, Asheville
This year’s program has been extended to a period of three days. Experienced attorneys and financial experts will discuss preparing certain types of agreements, reading and understanding tax returns and other financial statements, examining and cross-examining expert financial witnesses, getting the information you need for/from expert witnesses and how to store information in today’s “paperless” world.

Reception for seminar registrants 
Registrants of
S.C. Elder Law and Medicaid Boot Camp and Representing Clients Before the Department of Veterans Affairs are invited to join other Elder Law and V.A. Benefits seminar colleagues for a reception at the Bar Conference Center at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 29. If you have not yet registered for either of these outstanding seminars, follow the links above and register today! There is special discounted pricing for attending both programs, but registration for either entitles you to attend the reception.

More upcoming seminars
An Extraordinary Response to Extraordinary Times: Electronic Media, Personal Information and the Law Today

Fall Sporting Clays

2011 Master-in-Equity Bench Bar

Gain the Edge! Negotiating Strategies for Lawyers

Concealed Weapons Permit and CLE Training Course, Ehrhardt

Two great conference opportunities
SCWLA Conference – Women Lawyers and Leadership: Status and Success in a Changed Profession, Columbia
This outstanding program will celebrate women who have made a difference in the legal profession. The event will feature Professor Anita Hill, activists and authors Gloria Feldt and Gloria Steinem and motivational speaker Deb Sofield, highlighting their accomplishments and the evolving roles of women in the workplace. Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime gathering of influential women that is sure to generate much discussion! 

N.C./S.C. Labor and Employment Law Conference, Charleston
This year's N.C./S.C. Labor and Employment Law Program will be held in Charleston and will feature a variety of riveting topics and great speakers. This advanced level program highlights numerous topics, including “Insight From the Federal Bench” moderated by the Hon. Shiva Hodges, and a fascinating panel of in-house corporate attorneys will discuss “The Trends We See and Those We Want to See.” As always, there will be excellent substantive updates from the Supreme Court, the Fourth Circuit and the North and South Carolina updates, as well as an Ethics Update to satisfy your annual CLE requirements.   

On-demand, online CLE programs
South Carolina Tax Update

What Every CPA and Tax Attorney Should Know About IT (International Tax)

Client Assistance Program: Top 10 Complaints and Recommendations in Avoiding Them

Hot Topics in South Carolina Medical Malpractice

Judgment Collection in South Carolina: A View From All Sides

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

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

New releases

So You Have a Judgment, Now What? by Rose D. Manos 

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

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

S.C. Contempt Law, Second Edition
 by Timothy L. Brown

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.) 

Lawyers as Employers: A Guide to S.C. Employment Law for Small Firms and Solo Practitioners edited by William L. Duda, Benjamin P. Glass and Michael M. Shetterly

The Fourth Amendment: A Step-by-Step Guide to Search and Seizure Jurisprudence in South Carolina by Melanie M. Yenovkian

2011 Civil Litigation Ethics, Part 1

2011 Civil Litigation Ethics, Part 2

Fixing Broken Trusts

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.

To be added or deleted from the E-Blast mailing list, please contact Donna Oelhafen in Membership Services at or (803) 799-6653, ext. 171.

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