12.01.2016 Midlands Holiday Luncheon & 1.5 Hour Ethics CLE
SCWLA Midlands Dec. 1 Holiday Luncheon & 1.5 Hour Ethics CLE
The Palmetto Club, 1231 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC
Buffet & Registration Begin at Noon
CLE 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Annual Ethics Update & New Rules Update
with special guest speaker
Deputy Disciplinary Counsel to the Supreme Court of South Carolina
Ethics and Discipline Update - We will have our annual review of trends and statistics in the world of lawyer discipline and ethics. Ms. Seymour will review significant Supreme Court decisions in disciplinary cases from 2016. She will also address recent rule changes and Ethics Advisory Opinions.
Discrimination and the Practice of Law - Ms. Seymour will address the new ABA Model Rule 8.4(g) prohibiting harassment and discrimination in the context of the history of gender discrimination in the legal profession. She will review the evolution of the new rule and discuss the implications of adopting it in South Carolina.
*AS A SPECIAL HOLIDAY GIFT TO MEMBERS, THE DECEMBER LUNCHEON WILL BE ONLY $5 FOR SCWLA MEMBERS*
*PRIOR TO THE CLE, WE WILL ALSO HAVE A FEW HOLIDAY SURPRISES*
*PLEASE BRING EITHER FOOD ITEMS FOR DONATION TO HARVEST HOPE FOOD BANK OR SCHOOL SUPPLIES TO HELP SPREAD THE HOLIDAY CHEER TO OTHERS*
RSVP to Executivedirector@scwla.org by noon on Wednesday, November 30. Please note that cancellations made after that time are subject to invoicing per the policy of the Palmetto Club. Lunch is $5 for SCWLA members and military employees, and $20 for nonmembers. Checks should be made payable to SCWLA. The CLE is included for SCWLA members as a membership benefit with the purchase of lunch.