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September 6, 2012

September 06, 2012

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast! 
September 6, 2012
E-Blast highlights upcoming activities, legal information and links to the Bar's website at
here for the most recent CLE Edition, which highlights upcoming CLE opportunities.

Call for authors!
The South Carolina Lawyer magazine is seeking authors to write articles that appeal to a broad range of lawyers. If you are interested in writing an article, view the Memorandum for Authors and submit a proposal to Authors may receive two MCLE credit hours for articles that are at least 2000 words in length.

On the website
Employers and jobseekers: ads for positions available are posted at no charge to the Bar's online Career Center. To search positions available, click here. To post an ad, e-mail

Save these dates: September grantee events
Don’t let the month pass without checking out the activities and opportunities provided by Foundation grantees. Take note of deadlines to register for one of two Legal Lessons, check out a unique fundraiser with the Charleston Symphony Orchestra Gospel Choir or take part in a multitude of legal clinics covering topics such as pro se divorce, wills and estates, expungements and end of life issues. These opportunities could be beneficial for you or a client. Click here for a complete listing. Contact information is provided so that interested people may follow up with the event host. Events like these help our grantees meet the legal and legal education needs of the community. Please help us so we can help them.

Take advantage of your member benefits
Bar members are offered discounts on office products through Office Depot and Office Max. Office Depot offers savings on office supplies you use everyday, including many law firm specific items, and free next day delivery on office supply orders over $50 (furniture and technology items marked as special delivery excluded). Click here for Office Depot registration. 

Members also enjoy savings of 31 to 88 percent off the manufacturers’ list price on the most frequently purchased items from OfficeMax, in addition to a five percent discount on more than 12,000 products in the OfficeMax net priced catalog (excludes all paper products) and discounts on certain ImPress® print and document services. For more information, call (800) 248-6343 or e-mail

Trustee appointed
By order of August 29 the Court appointed Susan C. Rosen as trustee for the practice of Catherine Leigh Hunter, deceased.

Firm announcements
Graham Law Firm, PA 
announces that J. Layton Ruffin has joined the firm located at 383 W. Cheves St., Florence 29503. (843) 662-3281.

Thomas H. Hart III, Gregory L. Hyland and Andrew T. Shepherd announce the opening of Hart Hyland Shepherd, LLC located at 207 E. First North St., Summerville 29483, (843) 410-0711, and that Katherine H. Hyland has joined the firm as an associate.

Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, PA announces that Richard "Rick" A. Brisbin has joined the Charleston office located at 134 Meeting St., 3rd Floor, 29401. (843) 722-3366.

Moore, Johnson & Saraniti, PA announces that Angela D. Harrison has joined the firm as an associate located at 1271 Glenns Bay Rd., Surfside Beach 29587. (843) 650-9757.

Savage, Royall & Sheheen, LLP announces that Michael Wright has joined the firm located at 1111 Church St., Camden 29020. (803) 432-4391.

Rob Sneed announces the closing of Rob Sneed Law Firm, LLC in Greenville. He can be reached at P.O. Box 17221, Arlington, VA 22216, (703) 696-9490, ext. 125,

The S.C. Department of Corrections announces that Bradford A. Rawlinson has joined the general counsel’s office as staff attorney located at 4444 Broad River Rd., Columbia 29210. (803) 896-8508.

Wilkes Law Firm, PA announces that Elizabeth "Beth" Fritz Bailey has joined the Charleston office located at 200 Meeting St., Ste. 205, 29401. (843) 737-6229.

September 10
Administrative and Regulatory Law Committee Meeting, Bar Building
Health Care Law Section Council Meeting, Conference Call

September 13
Board of Governors Meeting, Bar Building
Mock Trial Training, Bar Building

September 14
Children's Law Committee Meeting, Bar Building
Elder Law Committee Meeting, Bar Building
Practice and Procedure Committee Meeting, Conference Center

September 18
Nominating Committee Meeting, Bar Building
We the People Training, Bar Building

September 20
Family Law Section Council Meeting, Bar Building
Project Citizen Training, Bar Building

September 21
Ethics Advisory Committee Meeting, Bar Building
Probate, Estate Planning and Trust Section Council Meeting, Conference Call

September 24-27
Judicial Qualifications Committee Meetings, Bar Building

September 26
Street Law Training, Bar Building

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