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October 5, 2011

October 04, 2011

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE-Edition! 
October 5, 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.

The S.C. Bar Convention website has launched!
The 2012 S.C. Bar Convention is being held in Columbia Jan. 19-22 and is shaping up to be one of the best yet! Make your room reservation by Nov. 1 and be automatically entered to win a Carolina-Clemson weekend getaway, including tickets to the Carolina-Clemson football game, hotel accommodations and meals for two. Visit the Convention website for hotel information, for updates about this year’s events and to register online.

Featured seminar
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! 

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

Interdisciplinary Family Collaborative Practice

Effective Marketing Strategies for Law Firms

Version 4.0 Boot Camp for Computer & Assisted Visual Trial Presentations

On-demand, online CLE programs 
Understanding Financial Statements and How They Can Be Used in the Legal Arena 
Faculty: C. Mark Bokesch, Bokesch & Tipton, LLC; Sara E. Tipton, Bokesch & Tipton, LLC

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

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. 

Recent 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

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

Need answers to a publication question or invoice? Want to place an order by phone? Contact Kristie Haustovich at or (803) 771-0333, ext. 126.

Environmental Liability in Real Estate Transactions

Drafting LLC Operating Agreements, Part 1

Drafting LLC Operating Agreements, 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.

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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