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06.21.19 Midlands Expungement Luncheon & 2-Hour Free CLE

RSVP for Midlands June CLE Luncheon

THE SCWLA MIDLANDS REGION
CORDIALLY INVITES ITS MEMBERS TO THE

FRIDAY, JUNE 21
LUNCHEON & 2-HOUR FREE CLE
*


"South Carolina Expungements:  Clean Slates & Second Chances"
Course No. 195130
with
Bridget Brown of South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center

The Palmetto Club, 1231 Sumter Street, Columbia, SC
Buffet & Registration Begin at Noon
CLE Presentation 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.


*Provide Community Service at a Fall Clinic as Part of this Special Statewide Project and receive 2 CLE CREDIT HOURS FREE!

As a thank you for participating in this special event, 
lunch will be discounted for both members and non-members:
Only $5 for the first 50 to RSVP, 
and $15 for anyone signing up thereafter, so RSVP soon!

ALL WHO PARTICIPATE IN THE FALL CLINIC WILL RECEIVE FREE CLE CREDIT
If you have a schedule conflict and are unable to attend a fall clinic in your region, we ask that you accept 1 expungement case to complete under the supervision of a Legal Services office near you.

CLICK HERE TO RSVP

          Old criminal records can prevent a person from obtaining employment, housing, professional licenses, and financial assistance, and the impact is felt by not only these individuals, but also their families.  South Carolina law provides for the expungement of dismissed charges and certain eligible convictions, but often people need help navigating this legal process.

          Our June luncheon will present a unique opportunity for SCWLA members to give back to their communities in 2019 and receive (CLE) credit for their efforts.  As part of its focus on community outreach, SCWLA has partnered with the South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center to provide nuts-and-bolts training on how to prepare a petition for an expungement. 

          SCWLA President Amie Clifford has arranged for Bridget Brown of Appleseed to provide the training in all SCWLA regions.  Prior experience is not necessary and your training will also be a chance to network with other attorneys and see how your practical skills can be used to make positive changes in the lives of real people.  Not only will the persons obtaining an expungement benefit, but so will their families and communities.  

          An Expungement Clinic will be held in the fall in each region to target individuals in need of assistance.  We are asking all of those attending the June training to participate in a fall clinic to make this community project a success in all SCWLA regions!

         RSVP by Noon on Wednesday, June 19.  Cancellations made after that time are subject to invoicing, per the policy of the Palmetto Club.  You may cancel by using the same link above.  If you cannot attend and are unable to timely cancel, you may offer your reservation to a guest.  Checks should be made payable to SCWLA.  

 

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

Sponsor - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.