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October 24, 2012

October 24, 2012

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE Edition! 
October 24, 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. 
Register today and take advantage of early bird savings!

Convention sponsor spotlight

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Facebook for your chance to win great prizes! The CLE Division has introduced Free Publication Thursday and Free Seminar Friday. Simply like and share each post for your chance to win a copy of the featured publication or admittance to the featured seminar. Winners will be drawn at random the following week and notified via e-mail. Spread the word by sharing each post!

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MyBar. For help getting started, watch this how-to video.

Featured seminar
Family Court Mediation Training, Conway, SC
This fully-interactive training session provides the tools necessary to be an effective, ethical, certified family mediator in court-connected and other family and probate cases in South Carolina. If you practice in family court or would like to work with families in transition, this training program is for you. Additionally, under the S.C. Supreme Court’s new Probate Court Pilot Mediation program, practitioners may qualify for appointment in probate mediation cases by being certified as either a civil or family court mediator.

More upcoming seminars
S.C. Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium

How to Succeed in a Solo Practice

28th Annual N.C./S.C. Employment and Labor Law Conference

Time Mastery for Lawyers: 
Greenville and N. Charleston (click on a location to register) 

Representing Parents in DSS Abuse and Neglect Proceedings

How to Understand and Analyze Financial Statements for Lawyers

Using Cognitive and Behavioral Techniques in Emotionally Charged Situations

The Commercial Real Estate Market is Alive and Kicking! Are You Prepared?

Bankruptcy Practice in the District of South Carolina

Dollars and Uncommon Sense: Learning Café for Lawyers and CPAs
Structuring Settlements to Maximize Your Client’s Interests, Nov. 12, Columbia

Recent publication releases
S.C. Civil Procedure, Third Edition, 2012 Supplement by Prof. James Flanagan
The 2012 supplement includes cases decided between Jan. 1, 2011, and July 1, 2012. The most important development during this period was the amendment of the discovery rules to add provisions for electronic discovery promulgated in April 2011. The purchase of the 2012 supplement includes a new CD, which contains the text of both the third edition and the 2012 supplement. If you do not already own S.C. Civil Procedure, Third Edition, click 

The Law of Workers’ Compensation Insurance in South Carolina, Sixth Edition
Since its introduction in 1992, The Law of Workers’ Compensation Insurance in South Carolina has been the most thorough and scholarly resource on this technical and complex area of law in South Carolina. With research current through Dec. 31, 2011, it contains expert analysis of every major area of workers’ compensation law and practice. Written with the practicing attorney in mind, The Law of Workers’ Compensation Insurance in South Carolina, Sixth Edition is comprehensive, meticulously researched, practical and affordable.

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 

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.

On-demand, online CLE programs
2012 Masters-in-Equity Bench/Bar

10 Tips on Rainmaking in the 21st Century
 featuring Kenneth E. Berger

CFPB: Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Peace: The Elimination of HUD/TIL
 presented by Palmetto Land Title

2012 Hot Tips From the Coolest Domestic Law Practitioners

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

2012 Americans With Disabilities Act Update

Special Needs in Trusts

Ethics in Claims and Settlements

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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