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The South Carolina Bar and the South Carolina Association of Ethics Counsel are pleased to present the Eighth Annual Everything You Need to Know about Ethics seminar! No matter what your primary area of practice is, this is a program that you will find relevant, fresh, and most of all, practical!  Register today!

This seminar is an (intermediate to advanced) level program.

8:50 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks
Desa A. Ballard
Ballard & Watson, Attorneys at Law

9:00 a.m. Sentry Select Insurance Company v. Maybank Law Firm
The Latest in Legal Malpractice

William “Bill” O. Higgins
Graybill, Lansche & Vinzani, LLC

9:45 a.m. Dear Associate: How to leave your current practice without a lawsuit
Desa Ballard
Ballard & Watson, Attorneys at Law            

10:30 a.m. Mid-morning break

10:45 a.m. All the Things I Wish I’d Told You but Forgot
Harvey M. Watson III
Ballard & Watson, Attorneys at Law

11:30 a.m. Annual Ethics Roundup (including EAO)
Stephanie N. Weissenstein                                              
McDonnell & Associates

12:15 p.m. Lunch (on your own)

1:30 p.m. Diversity in the Legal Profession: Watching Out for Your Blind Spots
Adair F. Boroughs
Charleston Legal Access

2:15 p.m. Update for Lawyers on Cybersecurity
Dr. Gregory B. Adams
USC School of Law

3:15 p.m. Afternoon Break

3:30 p.m. Risky Conduct That May Affect Your Legal Career
J. Steedley Bogan
Bogan Law Firm
William C. Campbell
Office of Disciplinary Counsel
John S. Nichols
Office of Disciplinary Counsel
Jill C. Rothstein
Greenville County Sheriff's Office
Barbara M. Seymour
Clawson & Staubes, LLC

4:15 p.m. We Survived, So can you.
Brian Dumas
Brian Dumas, Attorney LLC
Frank McMaster
Tompkins & McMaster, LLP           

5:15 p.m. Adjourn

Need to cancel or transfer your registration? Simply notify us in writing no later than 24 hours prior to the published start time of the seminar at registrar@scbar.org. You will be eligible to receive a full refund, be transferred to the live webcast or archived online version of the same seminar (if available), or to a live seminar of equal or lesser value - all with no cancellation or transfer fee.  Refunds will not be issued for cancellations made within 24 hours of a seminar start time, but all other options listed above are available with no transfer fee.

  • Columbia
    In-Person Seminar
    Bar Conference Center
    1501 Park Street , Columbia, SC 29201