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January 18, 2012

January 17, 2012

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE Edition! 
January 18, 2012
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.

Luncheon with U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Scalia and Breyer
Please note that a limited number of tickets are remaining for the Convention luncheon with U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justices Scalia and Breyer taking place Saturday, Jan. 21, at noon. In order to purchase a ticket you must register for the Convention. You may purchase tickets at the Convention. No tickets will be sold after Friday, Jan. 20, at 5 p.m. Download the walk-in registration form

Convention 2012 updates
Registration opens at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19, on the lower level of the Convention Center (1101 Lincoln St.,   Columbia 29201).
Seminars are close to capacity; please fill in all seats. The Law Office Technology and Health Care Law
  Seminars are sold out.
Friday's Plenary Luncheon (ticketed event) is full.
Parking is available in the surface lot of the Convention Center. If this lot is full, you may park in the garage
  adjacent to the Hilton Hotel (fee is $5/day).

Publication new release
The S.C. Law of Torts, Fourth Edition by Profs. F. Patrick Hubbard and Robert L. Felix 
The fourth edition has been substantially revised to include recent changes in the law as well as new textual analysis to provide a more extensive and up-to-date reference. This edition includes research current through June 30, 2011.

Featured seminar
Lions of the Bar
This unique seminar features a fascinating conversation with noted author, CLE lecturer and storyteller Mark Curriden, as well as five of South Carolina’s most experienced and entertaining Bar members. You’ll find out what makes them great and receive the benefit of their rich wisdom for your own career. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about some of the greatest legal careers in South Carolina history!

More upcoming seminars
Guardian ad Litem Training and Update

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

Layin' Down the Law

Fraud Against the Government and Whistleblower Actions


N.C./S.C. Labor and Employment Law Video Replay

The S.C. LLC: New and Current Drafting, Planning, Taxation, Litigation, Securities and Related Considerations

Health Law Symposium

Online series on motor carrier claims
Motor carrier claims have their own unique set of problems in the areas of accident investigation and reconstruction, discovery, case evaluation and trial. In addition, there are other unique aspects to these complex cases involving the CDL manual, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and rules of the road. Click
here to view a listing of programs that will help personal injury and defense lawyers better understand these cases and how to effectively communicate important information to juries.

On-demand, online CLE programs
S.C. Tort Law Update

Dissecting QDROs featuring Emily A. Johnson

Getting What Your Expert Needs--Discovery Requests and Tactics to Assist Your Expert Witness featuring J. Benjamin Stevens 

Dollars and Sense in Family Court

Avoiding Critical Financial Errors in Divorce Settlements
 featuring Emily A. Johnson

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

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

S.C. Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships, Fourth Edition by Scott Y. Barnes, Prof. James R. Burkhard, Joseph D. Clark, Richard C. Handel, Burnet R. Maybank III, Prof. Martin C. McWilliams Jr. and David A. Merline Jr.

S.C. Requests to Charge–Criminal, Second Edition
 by the Hon. Ralph King Anderson Jr. 

Attending the 2012 Bar Convention? Visit the publications booth for a special book sale.

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.


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