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September 12, 2012

September 12, 2012

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE Edition! 
September 12, 2012
E-Blast highlights upcoming activities, legal information and links to the Bar's website at

2013 S.C. Bar Convention: Make plans to attend!
The 2013 Convention, to be held at the Myrtle Beach Marriott Resort and Spa Jan. 24-27, is shaping up to be a fun-filled weekend. In addition to an outstanding CLE line-up, the Convention offers something for everyone, and this year is no exception. Here are just a few highlights:
• Honor the lives and contributions of distinguished deceased Bar members by attending the annual Memory Hold the Door ceremony
• Participate in the President’s Welcome Reception on Thursday at the Dunes Golf & Beach Club
• Hear remarks by Chief Justice Jean Toal, in addition to the presentation of the Bar Foundation's DuRant Award, at Friday’s Plenary Luncheon
• Attend the Judicial Reception on Friday night, followed by a party at the famous House of Blues restaurant 
• Finally, is it a workout or is it a party? Find out by taking part in Zumba classes on Friday and Saturday mornings.
Registration is now open.
Sign up today to take advantage of early bird savings!

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
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

CFPB: Speak NOW or FOREVER Hold Your Peace–The Elimination of HUD/TIL 

Advertising School (LEAPP)

Trust Account School (LEAPP)

Ethics School (LEAPP) 

2012 Hot Tips From the Coolest Domestic Law Practitioners

Current Topics for Construction Practitioners

Conservation Easements: What, Why and How 

Nit, Grit and Wit: Tales and Talk on Ethics, Substance Abuse and Mental Health in the Legal Profession

SCWLA–Law Practice Diversity: Leadership, Communication and Technology

How to Understand and Analyze Financial Statements for Lawyers

Using Cognitive and Behavioral Techniques in Emotionally Charged Situations

2012 Masters-in-Equity Bench/Bar

Critical Financial Errors in Divorce and QDROs
Principals, Errors and Best Practices
Charleston and Myrtle Beach (click a location to register)

Valuable resource of the week
Gain the Edge! Negotiating to Get What You Want
This comprehensive guide covers everything from general strategies and principles, including Latz’s Five Golden Rules of Negotiation, to specific tips, techniques and phrases you can use at the table. This is not ivory tower advice but easy-to-use information that can be applied right away. Filled with clear, real-life examples and the latest research, Gain the Edge! is an up-to-date guide for anyone who negotiates in business, law or life in general.

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 

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
UAGPPJA is Coming to South Carolina, Sept. 13

The Eight Types of Clients and How to Survive Seven of Them, Sept. 17

Current Issues in Homeowners Association Law in South Carolina, Sept. 18

On-demand, online CLE programs
Top 10 Reasons Why Divorce Lawyers Should Know About ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology) featuring Stephanie M. Brinkley and Natalie P. Bluestein

The Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act Decision:
 Key Perspectives for Health Care, Employment, Insurance and Medicaid


Ethics in Beginning and Ending an Attorney/Client Relationship

Ethics in Pre-Trial Investigations

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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