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July 25, 2012

July 25, 2012

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE Edition! 
July 25, 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
A Guide to S.C. Legal Research and Citation, Second Edition by Paula Gail Benson
This revised and expanded edition thoroughly discusses all aspects of legal research unique to South Carolina, including services available on the Internet and via computer. This publication highlights citation forms specific to S.C. resources and is the manual prescribed in Rule 268 of the S.C. Appellate Court Rules.

More upcoming seminars
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

Advertising School (LEAPP)

Trust Account School (LEAPP)

Ethics School (LEAPP)

The Law of Workers’ Compensation in South Carolina: 2012 Update

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:

2011 Hot Tips From the Coolest Domestic Law Practitioners, July 26

Loss Mitigation, July 27

The Eight Types of Clients and How to Survive Seven of Them, July 30

Current Issues in Homeowners Association Law in South Carolina, July 31

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.

Special Needs Trusts

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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