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April 11, 2012

April 11, 2012

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE Edition! 
April 11, 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.

Don't miss this seminar
Civil Court Mediation Certification Training and Advanced Negotiation Workshop
This fully interactive, hands-on training session will give you all the tools necessary to be an effective and ethical certified mediator in circuit court in South Carolina. Moreover, under the S.C. Supreme Court’s new Probate Court Pilot Mediation program, practitioners may qualify for appointment in probate mediation cases by being certified as either a civil or family court mediator. Space is limited to 30 attendees, so register today!

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
The Paralegal Survival Guide, Facts and Forms, Second Edition
This second edition serves as an up-to-date resource for substantive, procedural and practical information about some of the most common areas of legal practice in South Carolina. This attractive and affordable book, with accompanying CD of more than 130 forms, represents a unique collaboration between some of South Carolina’s most talented and experienced attorneys and paralegals.

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

Presenting the Family Law Case: The Basic Essentials

S.C. Bar Concealed Weapons Permit and CLE Training Course

How to Succeed in a Solo Practice

Recent Developments in Employment Law

On-demand, online CLE programs
Diabetes and the Law featuring Robert W. Rushing

A New Age: Suppressing Illegally Obtained Evidence From Wireless Technology featuring Robert W. Rushing

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. J. Michael Baxley

Basics of Workers' Compensation featuring Michael Burkett

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.

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. To change your e-mail address, you must log on to AIS at

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