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August 22, 2012

August 22, 2012

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE Edition! 
August 22, 2012
E-Blast highlights upcoming activities, legal information and links to the Bar's website at

Featured seminar
Current Topics for Construction Practitioners
Course planners Bright Ariail and Keven Kenison have put together an outstanding program featuring practical and powerful presentations on some of the hottest topics in construction law and litigation by a distinguished faculty of experienced practitioners. Ample opportunities to network with your colleagues during breakfast, lunch and a reception will also be offered. Register before Sept. 14 to receive the early bird rate.

Dollars and Uncommon Sense: Learning Cafés for Lawyers and CPAs
The S.C. Association of Certified Public Accountants and the S.C. Bar are excited to present "Dollars and Uncommon Sense: Learning Cafés for Lawyers and CPAs." These three unique educational and networking opportunities are offered in Greenville, Myrtle Beach and Columbia, and each program brings together outstanding presenters from the CPA and attorney perspectives on timely topics of interest for both professions. Sign up today!

Helping Your Client Create the Right Corporate Structure
, Sept. 17, Greenville

Key Concepts in Understanding Valuations in Probate, Domestic and Business Cases, Oct. 24, Myrtle Beach

Structuring Settlements to Maximize Your Client’s Interests, Nov. 12, Columbia

Upcoming seminars
Civil Court Mediation Training

2012 Probate Bench/Bar

How to Maximize the Revenues and Sale Value of Your Practice Now … or for a Lifetime!

2012 Solo and Small Firm CLE and Annual Meeting

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

2012 Hot Tips From the Coolest Domestic Law Practitioners

Conservation Easements: What, Why and How 

SCWLA–Law Practice Diversity: Leadership, Communication and Technology

How to Understand and Analyze Financial Statements for Lawyers

Valuable resource of the week
Lawyers as Employers: A Guide to S.C. Employment Law for Small Firms and Solo Practitioners
Solo practitioners and smaller law firms are often faced with managing personnel issues in addition to running their law practices. Such firms typically do not have dedicated human resources personnel. If you are running a small law firm or solo practice, how do you weave your way through the complex, time consuming and often confusing maze of employment laws that impact your workplace? This book is intended to assist solo and small firms to better comply with wide-ranging employment laws that likely impact their practices.

Recent publication releases
Annotated S.C. Rules of Professional Conduct 2010 Edition by Profs. Nathan M. Crystal and Robert M. Wilcox

S.C. Rules of Procedure Annotated 2012 by Justin S. Kahn

S.C. Evidence Handbook Annotated, Eighth Edition by Justin S. Kahn

Want to save some money? Purchase S.C. Rules of Procedure Annotated 2012 and S.C. Evidence Handbook Annotated, Eighth Edition together by clicking here.

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

S.C. Case Law Update 2011 by John S. Nichols

The S.C. Bankruptcy Practice Manual, Revised Second Edition by Jan M. Baker, C. Jennalyn Dalrymple and Lydia A. Eloff

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.

Webcast replays
2011 S.C. Tort Law Update, Aug. 23

In the Best Interest of the Child: The 2012 Guardian ad Litem Training and Update, Aug. 24

Staying out of eTrouble: Professional Responsibility and Online Networking, Aug. 28

Notary Public Law, Aug. 29

On-demand, online CLE programs
The Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act Decision:
 Key Perspectives for Health Care, Employment, Insurance and Medicaid

Cellphone Forensics: What's in it for Me? featuring Thomas J. Slovenski

Cellphone Forensics: Using Protection for Cellphones featuring Thomas J. Slovenski

Cellphone Forensics: Show Me the Money featuring Thomas J. Slovenski

Cellphone Forensics: Going, Going, Gone featuring Thomas J. Slovenski

Cellphone Forensics: Call Me featuring Thomas J. Slovenski

Cellphone Forensics: "Book 'Em Danno!" featuring Thomas J. Slovenski

Practical Solutions for Common Title Problems featuring Graydon V. Olive III

Rebuttal Reports: A Guide to Preparation and Testimony featuring Deborah B. Haskell

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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