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September 14, 2011

September 14, 2011

Welcome to the South Carolina Bar's E-Blast, CLE-Edition! 
September 14, 2011
E-Blast highlights upcoming activities, legal information and links to the Bar's website at 
www.scbar.org.
The South Carolina Bar is dedicated to advancing justice, professionalism and understanding of the law.

Featured seminar
An Extraordinary Response to Extraordinary Times: Electronic Media, Personal Information and the Law Today
This seminar has been specifically designed to inform Bar members about the challenges and opportunities surrounding identity theft, data, privacy and the uses and role of electronic media. Presenters will address how various laws work together in an environment that changes daily and will concentrate on the practical application of these laws for attorneys and their staff, and how they should advise their clients.

More upcoming seminars

Time Mastery for Lawyers: Over 100 Ways to Maximize Your Productivity and Satisfaction (Columbia)

Time Mastery for Lawyers: Over 100 Ways to Maximize Your Productivity and Satisfaction (Rock Hill)

Representing Veterans Before the Department of Veterans Affairs

South Carolina Elder Law and Medicaid Boot Camp

Four great conference opportunities
Exploring the Business Side of Law Firms
There's still time to
register for “
Exploring the Business Side of Law Firms" on Friday, Sept. 23, at the Columbia Marriott. Lawyers today are faced with many challenging issues, from cloud computing and court appointments to the recent rule changes on trust accounts. How can you effectively market in a down economy? Can you save time and money by switching to a paperless office? Find the answers to these and other questions from top national and local speakers, as well as exhibitors from the legal software and products world, including Tabs3, Clio and Rocket Matter. Don’t miss this unique opportunity! This seminar qualifies for 6.0 MCLE credit hours, including 1.0 hour of ethics.

SCWLA Conference – Women Lawyers and Leadership: Status and Success in a Changed Profession, Columbia
This outstanding program will celebrate women who have made a difference in the legal profession. The event will feature Professor Anita Hill, activists and authors Gloria Feldt and Gloria Steinem and motivational speaker Deb Sofield, highlighting their accomplishments and the evolving roles of women in the workplace. Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime gathering of influential women that is sure to generate much discussion! 

Family Law Intensive, Asheville
This year’s program has been extended to a period of three days. Experienced attorneys and financial experts will discuss preparing certain types of agreements, reading and understanding tax returns and other financial statements, examining and cross-examining expert financial witnesses, getting the information you need for/from expert witnesses and how to store information in today’s “paperless” world.

N.C./S.C. Labor and Employment Law Conference, Charleston
This year's N.C./S.C. Labor and Employment Law Program will be held in Charleston and will feature a variety of riveting topics and great speakers. This advanced level program highlights numerous topics, including “Insight From the Federal Bench” moderated by the Hon. Shiva Hodges, and a fascinating panel of in-house corporate attorneys who will discuss “The Trends We See and Those We Want to See.” As always, there will be excellent substantive updates from the Supreme Court, the Fourth Circuit and the North and South Carolina updates, as well as an Ethics Update to satisfy your annual CLE requirements. 

On-demand, online CLE programs 
Hot Topics in South Carolina Medical Malpractice

Judgment Collection in South Carolina: A View From All Sides

Sharpening Your Tools: A Practical Guide to Business Law Issues for Improved Client Services

Getting Answers for Making Tech Choices in the Set Up of a New Law Firm
Faculty: William E. Booth III, Booth Law Firm, LLC; David P. Stasaitis


ADA Amendments Act: An Overview of What Attorneys Should Know
Faculty: J. Hagood Tighe, Fisher & Phillips, LLP; Karen L. Luchka, Fisher & Phillips, LLP

Confused Seas: Representing Injured Maritime Workers
Faculty: S. Scott Bluestein, Bluestein Law Firm

A full listing of more than 150 Seminars Direct Online can be found at www.scbar.org/seminarsdirectIf you have any difficulty registering for these Distance Learning seminars, please e-mail Support@InReachCE.com or call (877) 880-1335.

New DVD series release
Going Solo - A Practical Guide to Hanging Out Your Shingle 
Thinking about going solo? If you are looking for trusted advice about starting your own firm, this DVD series is for you! Each of the four DVDs features tips and guidelines from lawyers who have been in your shoes. From marketing and technology to financing and fees, this DVD series has all the information you need to successfully start your own firm. If you are thinking about hanging out your shingle, order today.

Publications
New releases


So You Have a Judgment, Now What?
 by Rose D. Manos 





The S.C. Consumer Protection Code, 2011 Cumulative Supplement
 by Kathleen G. Smith



Recent releases
S.C. Evidence Handbook Annotated, Seventh Edition by Justin S. Kahn

S.C. Rules of Procedure Annotated 2011
 by Justin S. Kahn

S.C. Rules of Procedure Annotated 2011 and S.C. Evidence Handbook Annotated, Seventh Edition Combo

S.C. Contempt Law, Second Edition
 by Timothy L. Brown

S.C. Criminal Offenses and Penalties Combo (Pocket and All Offenses on CD) by Douglas S. Strickler

S.C. Criminal Offenses and Penalties 2011 

Coming soon
The Alimony Calculator 2011, Version 1.x by Thomas Traxler 

(A 2011 upgrade will be available for existing users at a discounted price.) 



Lawyers as Employers: A Guide to S.C. Employment Law for Small Firms and Solo Practitioners edited by William L. Duda, Benjamin P. Glass and Michael M. Shetterly

The Fourth Amendment: A Step-by-Step Guide to Search and Seizure Jurisprudence in South Carolina by Melanie M. Yenovkian

Teleseminars
Franchise Law: What You Need to Know Before Your Client Buys

Directors of Private Companies: Duties, Conflicts and Liability

For a complete listing of upcoming teleseminars, visit 
www.scbar.org/teleseminars. If you have any difficulty registering for these teleseminars, please e-mail service@webcredenza.com or call 1-800-694-9747.

To be added or deleted from the E-Blast mailing list, please contact Donna Oelhafen in Membership Services at
 
doelhafen@scbar.org or (803) 799-6653, ext. 171.

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