About the Seminar - Recorded 08/20/2020
Pursuant to SCACR Rule 408(a)(3), attorneys in their first MCLE reporting year after admission are required, unless they fall within one or more of the exemptions outlined in Rule 408 (a)(3)(A)-(D), to complete one of the SC Bar CLE “Essentials Series” courses.
 
The series is comprised of courses that will cover major South Carolina practice areas, as well as law office management. Each course is led by experienced South Carolina practitioners whose goal is to provide you with practical advice on how to handle cases in designated areas. The courses are process oriented, not substantive law oriented, and are specifically designed to provide you with step-by-step guidance and the opportunity to interact with the faculty.
 
Seminar Agenda 
Welcome and Overview 

Joseph D. Clark - Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. 
Choice of Entity: Corporation or LLC 
Robert P. Bethea, Jr. - Adams and Reese LLP 
William M. Umbach - Adams & Reese, LLP 
Ethics Hypotheticals / Role Plays 
William O. Higgins - Graybill, Lansche & Vinzani, LLC 
LLC Formation 
Robert P. Bethea, Jr. - Adams and Reese LLP 
William M. Umbach - Adams & Reese, LLP 
Ethics Hypotheticals / Role Plays 
William O. Higgins - Graybill, Lansche & Vinzani 
Buy-Sell Agreements 
Robert P. Bethea, Jr. - Adams and Reese LLP 
William M. Umbach - Adams & Reese, LLP 
Corporate Formation 
Thomas A. Brumgardt - Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP 
Securities 
Joseph D. Clark - Haysworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. 
Buying/Selling a Business: Asset and Stock Purchase Agreements 
Melissa Cassell - Morton & Gettys 
Contract Review and Drafting 
L. Foster Girard - Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. 
Employment Agreements and Confidentiality Agreements 
Christina L. Rogers - Nexsen Pruet, LLC

Mandatory MCLE Credit Hours
This seminar qualifies for 6.5 MCLE credit hours, including up to 1.0 LEPR credit hour.
 
This seminar is a Basic level program.
  
Note: When submitting your compliance reports to the SC Commission on CLE and Specialization, if you completed this in 2020, please use this course code: 206606ADOE