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May 16, 2012

May 11, 2012

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE Edition! 
May 16, 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.

Valuable resource of the week
Handbook for S.C. Dirt Lawyers, Second Edition
This practical, straightforward manual is beneficial for every S.C. real estate practitioner and their staffs. This book was written with the intention of keeping "dirt lawyers" out of the Advance Sheets and in their closing conference rooms. Chapter topics include traps for the unwary, ethics, searching titles, insurable title versus marketable title, basic title insurance, endorsements, affirmative coverage, basic bankruptcy for real estate practitioners, fraud and forgery, selected title issues, useful websites and more!

Upcoming seminars
Recent Developments in Employment Law

11th Annual N.C./S.C. Tax Section Workshops

Representing Parents in DSS Abuse and Neglect Proceedings

"Nobody Told Me There'd Be Days Like These!"–Stress, Pressure and Ethical Decision-Making for Attorneys  

Second Annual Ethics on the River: Ethics in the Age of Tweets and Text

Government Law Section Mid-Year Update

S.C. Bar Real Estate Intensive

Family Court Mediation Training

Ethics and Managing Business Risk in the Law Firm (click on a location to register)
Greenville, July 26
Columbia, July 27

Upcoming live webcasts
Impeach Justice Douglas, May 23

Lincoln on Professionalism, May 30

On-demand, online CE programs
Briefcase Lawyer: Essentials for Every Practitioner

Ethical Considerations in Marketing Your Law Practice featuring Barbara M. Seymour and Jill C. Rothstein

Ethical Considerations in Establishing and Maintaining Trust Accounts featuring Barbara M. Seymour

Recent publication releases
The Briefcase Lawyer: Essential Information for Every Practitioner

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.

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 AnnotatedEighth 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.

Estate Planning for Doctors, Lawyers and Accountants

Lawyer Ethics and Elder Abuse

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.

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