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May 30, 2012

May 30, 2012

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE Edition! 
May 30, 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.

Featured seminar
S.C. Bar Real Estate Workshop
The S.C. Bar CLE Division, with special thanks to the Real Estate Section, is pleased to once again offer the Real Estate Workshop. This exciting two-day program is designed to facilitate active participation and questions from every attendee. Space is limited, so register today!

“It is a great opportunity to learn from each other and network with other real estate lawyers, including Dave Whitener and Alan Medlin. And you can take your family to enjoy a long weekend at the beach at great summer prices. This seminar is offered only once every two years, and I try to make it a priority. Come join me and other dirt lawyers for eight hours of CLE, including two hours of ethics, and for a great weekend at the beach!” Claire Manning, Vice President and State Manager at Chicago Title Insurance Company

Valuable resource of the week
The Law of Automobile Insurance in South Carolina, Sixth Edition
This book not only compiles and analyzes all case law changes, but includes a statutory liens chapter and coverage of South Carolina’s auto insurance statutory scheme as well. Balanced and comprehensive, The Law of Automobile Insurance in South Carolina, Sixth Edition is the product of a unique collaboration of plaintiffs’ and defense attorneys, government regulators and representatives of the auto insurance industry.

Upcoming seminars

"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

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

On-demand, online programs from the 2012 Bar Convention
A View From the Bench featuring Chief Justice Jean H. Toal

DUI: Reflections From 35 Years and Where We're Headed featuring Ronnie Cole

Case Law Update featuring Amie Clifford and Joseph McCulloch Jr.

Equitable Liens and Maxims:
 Regions Bank v. Covington featuring Daryl G. Hawkins

Applying the New Joint and Several Liability Statute--The Charleston Nine Litigation featuring David Whittington

Writing Matters: Simple Ways to Make Your Written Work Better featuring Tina M. Cundari

Keys to Increasing Profitability in a Tough Economy featuring Barbara Braunstein

Electronic Evidence--How to Avoid Getting Shocked and Practicing in the Cloud With Your Feet on the Ground featuring Rick Robertson

S.C. Department of Social Services featuring Lillian Koller

Ethics: Dirty Little Secrets featuring Desa A. Ballard and Lesley M. Coggiola

Publications 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.

Lawyer Ethics on the Internet--Social Media, E-mail and More

Business Planning with Series LLCs

Social Media Policies and Liability in the Workplace

2012 Ethics in Civil Litigation, Part 1

2012 Ethics in Civil Litigation, Part 2

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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