The SC Bar CLE Division is proud to present the 2016 South Carolina Family Court Bench Bar seminar. This year’s program features tips on tying up loose ends before trial by Judge Vicki Snelgrove, insights on Domestic Abuse Orders under the new CDV legislation by Representative Tommy Pope and insights on life insurance since the enactment of SC Code Section 62-2-506 by Professor Alan Medlin. Also, find out what you need to know about drug testing, DSS Permanency Planning hearings and GALS. In addition, this year’s program features practical case law updates and a thought-provoking hour, “Cope or Quit – A Strategy that has Never Worked” by SC Bar Wellness Committee Chair, Mike Ethridge. 

Course Planner, Judge Anne Gue Jones, has gathered a distinguished faculty, cutting edge topics and practical insights for this annual seminar that is required attendance for South Carolina’s Family Court Bench. 

If you’re looking for comprehensive family law instruction delivered by some of the state’s top domestic practice attorneys, professors and judges, as well as a unique opportunity to network with your colleagues and the entire Family Court Bench, this is the annual seminar for you! 


If you have a disability, please call ahead to let us know how we may accommodate your needs.

All registrations must be pre-paid. Cancellation & Refund Policy: Refunds, less $25 administrative fee, will be made for cancellations received in writing to the CLE Registrar at registrar@scbar.org by 5 p.m., one week prior to the seminar. Cancellations will not be accepted within one week of seminar date. One-time transfers to seminars of like value or to the live web cast of the seminar (if available) will be accepted for a $25 administrative fee in lieu of cancellations within one week of seminar. Requests to transfer to the live web cast must be received by 1 p.m. the day prior to the program. Designated substitutes may take the place of registrants unable to attend.



This program qualifies for 6.0 MCLE credit hours, including up to 1.0 LEPR credit hour and 1.0 SA/MH credit hour. 

This seminar is an intermediate to advanced level program.