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October 19, 2011

October 11, 2011

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE-Edition! 
October 19, 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.

S.C. Bar Convention spotlight
Join your fellow Bar members for the
Legislative Reception on Wednesday, Jan. 18, at the Capitol City Center. In an event that could only happen in Columbia, all Bar members are encouraged to attend the reception to network and discuss issues of concern with members of the S.C. General Assembly. 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 and for updates about this year’s events.

Convention sponsor spotlight

Featured seminars
Effective Marketing Strategies for Law Firms
This seminar will focus on a referral-based marketing methodology and will provide attendees a foundation for attracting higher-value clients on a predictable basis. Practice Advisor David Phelps will focus on “new media strategies” for law firm marketing, including the use of Facebook, Twitter, blogs and search engine optimization. Register today!

Wednesday’s live webcast: Thurgood Marshall’s Coming!
Are you looking for a dramatically different CLE program? If so, join us for a look at the life of Thurgood Marshall. This webcast portrays Marshall as an old man as he ruminates and relives past trials and victories, all while using Marshall's mastery of language, storytelling and imitation to create a powerful presentation. Register today!

More upcoming seminars
SCWLA Conference-Women Lawyers and Leadership: Status and Success in a Changed Profession, Columbia

Gain the Edge! Negotiating Strategies for Lawyers 

Concealed Weapons Permit and CLE Training Course, Ehrhardt

Interdisciplinary Family Collaborative Practice

Version 4.0 Boot Camp for Computer & Assisted Visual Trial Presentations

Video Replay Special: Myrtle Beach office of Nexsen Pruet, Nov. 11
Sharpening Your Tools: A Practical Guide to Business Law Issues 
“Night Falls Fast”: Substance Abuse & Mental Health Awareness
Professionalism & Ethics: Interviews with Wade Smith and Alan Schneider

On-demand, online CLE programs 
2011 Hot Tips for the Coolest Domestic Law Practitioners

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.

Corporate Governance for Nonprofit Organizations

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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