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July 11, 2012

July 11, 2012

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE Edition! 
July 11, 2012
E-Blast highlights upcoming activities, legal information and links to the Bar's website at

Featured seminar
Ethics and Managing Business Risk in the Law Firm
The ethical and successful practice of law faces more challenges now than ever before. This half-day program presents straightforward solutions to a host of both common and uncommon risks and includes a strong focus on risk management as a primary tool for maintaining the highest ethical standards. Don’t miss this unique CLE, and preview the presentation
Click on a location to register: 
Greenville (July 26) or Columbia (July 27)

Valuable resource of the week
Course Books Direct
Looking for guidance on a tricky issue? Did you know you can purchase course materials from the most popular live CLE seminars, as well as Case Law Update 2011 by John S. Nichols? Thanks to Course Books Direct, seminar materials from the past year are available online as downloadable PDF files. And new this year, in addition to live seminar materials, you can also purchase all of the 2011 case law updates. Click
here to learn more!

More upcoming seminars
S.C. Bar Real Estate Workshop

Family Court Mediation Training

Practical Advice for Young Lawyers Trying to Build Their Legal Practice

Civil Court Mediation Training

Webcast replays
Did you miss a live seminar because of a scheduling conflict? Do you want to get a jump start on fulfilling your CLE credit hours? Check out the following seminars offered as webcast replays:

Staying Out of eTrouble: Professional Responsibility and Online Networking, July 12

Avoiding 20 Common Ethics Traps, July 13

A Tricycle, a Marathon, Ethics, Stress Management and Your Mom’s Car, July 16

Judgment Collection in South Carolina, July 17

On-demand, online programs
"Short Sale" or "Shortsale," Either Way, It's a Four Letter Word featuring Shawn M. French and Jeff Popper

Awesome iPhone and Android Apps for Attorneys featuring Courtney Kennaday

Consumer Finance Protection Bureau: World Be Free featuring John J. Hearn and Jason D. Wyman

Defending Luis Posada Carriles: Anatomy of the Defense of a High Profile Case featuring Arturo V. Hernandez

Playing to the Discretion of the Trial Judge: Practicing the Art of Evidence From a Trial Lawyer's Perspective featuring the Hon. John C. Few

Recent publication release
The S.C. Bankruptcy Practice Manual, Revised Second Edition by Jan M. Baker, C. Jennalyn Dalrymple and Lydia A. Eloff
The S.C. Bankruptcy Practice Manual, Revised Second Edition (2012) discusses the basic tenets of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code and features helpful practice tips specifically tailored for practice in South Carolina. This helpful how-to manual also includes a user-friendly CD containing the entire book with hypertext links to local and official rules.

Publications coming soon  
S.C. Evidence Handbook AnnotatedEighth Edition by Justin S. Kahn

S.C. Rules of Procedure Annotated 2012
 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.


Ethics and Dishonest Clients

Practical Issues in Trust Administration

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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