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January 25, 2012

January 25, 2012

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE Edition! 
January 25, 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.

Columbia Bar Convention breaks attendance records!
Thank you to everyone who attended the 2012 Convention and made it a huge success! The numbers are in, and more than 1,500 people attended, including more than 1,000 attorneys and judges. We hope you enjoyed Columbia and are looking forward to the 2013 Convention Jan. 24-27 at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort at Grande Dunes. Room reservations open Feb. 28.

Featured seminar

This seminar features highly-respected, experienced trial lawyers who will present their case before a presiding judge and a real jury, complete with witnesses, experts and courtroom visuals. Whether you are a novice, seasoned trial lawyer, plaintiff counsel or defense counsel, this program provides helpful skills applicable to almost every other civil case. Check out our
commercial featuring attorney Robert W. Foster Jr. and register today!

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

Consumer Debt Collections

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 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.

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.

Handling Traffic Cases in South Carolina, Fifth Edition by Ronnie M. Cole, James B. Huff and Candice K. Lapham

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.

Practical Ethics for Business Lawyers

Drafting Effective and Enforceable Promissory Notes 

Estate Planning for Farms and Ranchland

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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