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December 7, 2011

December 07, 2011

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE-Edition! 
December 7, 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.

Only two days left in the CLE post-Thanksgiving publications sale!
Take advantage of the CLE Division's post-Thanksgiving publications sale! Through Friday, Dec. 9, purchase up to four publications and take 15 percent off your order, or purchase five or more publications and take 25 percent off your order. Any orders received after 5 p.m. on Dec. 9 will be filled at the regular price, and no other discounts will apply. No exceptions. Purchase now by visiting the online 
publications store. To view a list of titles not eligible for a discount, click 

Don't miss out on early bird Convention registration!
The early bird gets the worm–and a great price on Convention registration! 
Register before Thursday, Dec. 15, to get early bird pricing on the 2012 S.C. Bar Convention. To view the full agenda and a complete list of all Convention seminars, click here

Convention sponsor spotlight

Featured seminar
Motor Carrier Claims: From Wreck to Trial
This powerful and practical program will guide attendees through preliminary accident investigation, case evaluation and settlement proposal strategy. Get insightful tips on taking critical depositions and defending the target defendant, as well as a roadmap for opening statements and critical information on the CDL manual, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and Rules of the Road. If you litigate motor carrier cases, as either a plaintiff or defense attorney, this is a seminar you cannot afford to miss.

More upcoming seminars
Loss Mitigation–The Essential Tool Kit for Working with Distressed Property

Keeping Your Nose Clean: Stress and Ethical Decision-Making for Real Estate Attorneys 

“U North or True North?” The Challenges of Ethical Decision-Making for In-House Counsel

S.C. Tort Law Update

Everything You Need to Know About Ethics

Lions of the Bar

Advanced IRC Section 1031 Like Kind Exchanges–Avoiding Disasters and Capitalizing on Them

Guardian ad Litem Training and Update

Fraud Against the Government and Whistleblower Actions

On-demand, online CLE programs
Results-Effective Arbitrations within a Budget

S.C. Construction Law Update: Cases, Legislation, Trends and Developments

The Courage of a Lawyer

Examining the Scheduling Expert: A Short and Practical Approach to the Use and Abuse of Scheduling Experts in Construction Management and Litigation

Unique Contractor Financial Statement: Account Principles Essential for the Construction Attorney

The Grievance Process

Recent releases
The Alimony Calculator 2011, Version 1.0 by Thomas Traxler (new purchasers) 

If you are an existing user of this software and would like to purchase the 2011 program, click 

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

Coming soon

The S.C. Law of Torts, Fourth Edition by Professors F. Patrick Hubbard and Robert L. Felix

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

Fiduciary Duties for Directors and Officers

Employee Leave Laws

Attorney Ethics in Billing and Collecting Fees from Clients

Individual Liability for Corporate Obligations: Piercing the Corporate Veil

2011 Ethics Update, Part 1

2011 Ethics Update, 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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