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October 26, 2011

October 26, 2011

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE-Edition! 
October 26, 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
Online registration is now open! The 2012 Convention will feature 21 CLE seminars, including the popular Law Office Technology Seminar, Criminal and Civil Law Updates and Breakfast Ethics. This year's line-up of special events includes annual favorites such as the president’s welcome reception, plenary luncheon and wine tasting, in addition to a legislative reception, historical tour of Columbia and glass blowing class. Visit the
Convention website for detailed information on all seminars and events. Register today!  

Convention sponsor spotlight
Richard A. Harpootlian, PA

Featured seminar
Version 4.0 Boot Camp for Computer and Assisted Visual Trial Presentations
This interactive seminar includes hands-on PowerPoint instruction for creating visual presentations for closing arguments. The classroom at the Bar Conference Center, featuring state of the art technology, will be the setting for this boot camp style of seminar that will also include iPad demonstrations for use in making visual trial presentations. After working in small groups with assistance from USC School of Law students, you will come away with a powerful tool for winning your next trial.

More upcoming seminars

Interdisciplinary Family Collaborative Practice

Effective Marketing Strategies for Law Firms

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

Writing to Win: The Effective Legal Writer

From File to Trial: Eight Keys to Success in Court and Beyond

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

S.C. 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 S.C. 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

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.

Unwinding Family Limited Partnerships

Middle Market M&A, Part 1

Middle Market M&A, 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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