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July 18, 2012

July 18, 2012

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE Edition! 
July 18, 2012
E-Blast highlights upcoming activities, legal information and links to the Bar's website at

Featured seminar
The Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act Decision: Key Perspectives for Health Care, Employment, Insurance and Medicaid, Aug. 6
While the political impact of the Supreme Court’s decision may be far from certain, the impact on employers, health care professionals and the Medicaid system are clear–it’s time to get to work. Don’t miss your chance to attend this seminar at the Bar Conference Center, or view it as a live webcast.

Valuable resource of the week
S.C. Case Law Update 2011 by John S. Nichols digests and summarizes every S.C. appellate decision issued from Jan. 1, 2011, through Dec. 31, 2011. The summaries are organized by areas of law, in reverse chronological order, and each one provides enough information about the case for context and key word listings in bold at the beginning. New this year, S.C. Case Law Update 2011 is only available in downloadable format. Choose your specific, individually-priced area of law, or download the entire resource. Click here to learn more and see a complete list with pricing!

More upcoming seminars
Family Court Mediation Training

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

Practical Advice for Young Lawyers Trying to Build Their Legal Practice

Civil Court Mediation Training

2012 Probate Bench/Bar

2012 Solo and Small Firm CLE and Annual Meeting

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
Financial Abuse of the Elderly featuring Barbara E. Brunson

"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

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 federal 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

Service of Process in South Carolina, Third Edition by John S. Nichols

Masters-in-Equity and Special Referees in South Carolina, Fourth Edition by John S. Nichols

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.

Employee Separation Agreements: Reducing Risk and Liability When Employees are Discharged or Leave

Commercial Real Estate Workouts: Making Broken Deals Work Again, Part 1

Commercial Real Estate Workouts: Making Broken Deals Work Again, 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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