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April 4, 2012

April 04, 2012

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE Edition! 
April 4, 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.

New publication release!
The Briefcase Lawyer: Essential Information for Every Practitioner
Using the Bar’s Ask-A-Lawyer materials as a starting point, 17 authors joined together to create this brief, concise manual covering 19 topics ranging from landlord/tenant issues to working with clients with limited English proficiency. Equipped with an easy-to-use tabbing system, this book is designed to be a quick reference guide for all attorneys in South Carolina.

Valuable resource of the week

Health Care Fraud and Collateral Consequences, Second Edition by E. Bart Daniel, Matthew R. Hubbell, Joseph P. Griffith Jr., J. Brady Hair and Derk van Raalte
Health care counsel must become familiar with both civil and criminal enforcement, recognize the early warning signs of an investigation and decide the appropriate action that should be taken. This publication discusses the new weapons of civil and criminal enforcement and addresses multi-agency investigations, prosecutions and the often-devastating collateral consequences. It is designed to serve as a reference for private practitioners and health care providers who deal with the enforcement aspects of health care. 

Don't miss this seminar
Recent Developments in Employment Law
The S.C. Bar CLE Division will present the annual spring employment law seminar on Friday, May 18. This year’s program features updates and discussions on a number of important topics in both federal and state courts. The focus of the afternoon sessions will be on practical tips and how employment attorneys should tackle ethical issues. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to join your colleagues at the Bar Conference Center, by live webcast or via satellite broadcast. Register today!

More upcoming seminars
Spring Sporting Clays CLE: Ethics With the Judges

Civil Court Mediation Certification Training and Advanced Negotiation Workshop

Presenting the Family Law Case: The Basic Essentials

On-demand, online CLE programs
Finishing Strong: Selling Your Law Firm featuring the Hon. Robert S. Carr and C. Roland Jones

You Can Get There From Here: A Roadmap to a Successful DUI Practice

Mental Health Issues in General Sessions Courts featuring the Hon. Michael J. Baxley

Basics of Workers' Compensation featuring Michael Burkett

2011 N.C./S.C. Labor and Employment Law

Ethics 2011 and Technology: We Are Not in Kansas Anymore featuring Karen L. Luchka

The Landscape of Social Media−How Does it Affect Your Practice and Clients? featuring Allison Serafin

21st Annual Criminal Practice in South Carolina

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

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

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.

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

Coming Soon  
The S.C. Bankruptcy Practice Manual, Updated Second Edition by Janice M. Baker, C. Jennalyn Dalrymple and Lydia A. Eloff

S.C. Evidence Handbook Annotated, Eighth Edition by Justin S. Kahn

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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