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September 19, 2012

September 19, 2012

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE Edition! 
September 19, 2012
E-Blast highlights upcoming activities, legal information and links to the Bar's website at

Featured seminar
SCWLA–Law Practice Diversity: Leadership, Communication and Technology
This program will focus on law practice diversity, specifically in the areas of leadership, communication and technology. A dynamic list of speakers will discuss topics including how to use technology to communicate effectively and ethically, personnel well-being in the workplace, how to create and communicate your value, and much more. Register today!

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

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

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)

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. Registration is now open.
Sign up today to take advantage of early bird savings!

Dollars and Uncommon Sense: Learning Cafés for Lawyers and CPAs
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

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
Loss Mitigation—The Essential Toolkit for Working with Distressed Property Owners, Sept. 20

Avoiding 20 Common Ethics Traps, Sept. 24

Ethics Opinions Every S.C. Attorney Should Know, Sept. 25

Thurgood Marshall’s Coming, Sept. 26

On-demand, online CLE programs
Birth Injury Litigation featuring Thomas C. Winslow

2012 Probate Bench Bar

America Invents Act

The U.S. Work Visa System featuring Allen C. Ladd and Jill C. Rothstein

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


Tax Planning for the Entrepreneur

Drafting Employment Agreements

Individual Trustees–Duties and Potential Traps

Family Feuds in Trust

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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