2022 South Carolina Solicitors’ Annual Conference
September 18 @ 3:00 pm - September 21 @ 12:00 pm
Training at this year’s Conference will cover the Operation Varsity Blues prosecutions, drug-induced homicide investigations and prosecutions, prosecuting crimes involving gangs, dogfighting and animal abuse, the Miranda rule, victims’ rights and advocacy, drug courts, human trafficking, resiliency, case law review, and ethics and professionalism. There will be separate programming for diversion staff and victim advocates. This year, there will also be programming for IT/technology staff of the Circuit Solicitors’ Offices. Training will be offered that will appeal to all members of the Solicitors’ Offices. The Conference, in its entirety, will provide at least the minimum number of continuing education hours needed by those staff members whose certification requires such (lawyers, Bar-certified paralegals, victim advocates, and investigators). Specifically, the Conference will contain at least:
- 14 hours of continuing legal education (CLE) credits, to include at least 2 hours of ethics and 1 hour of mental health/substance abuse;
- 12 hours of CVST credits; and
- 2 hours (annual legal update) of SCCJA credits.
In addition to some of our state’s wonderful speakers, this year’s Conference will feature the following out-of-state speakers:
- Eric Rosen, former Assistant U.S. Attorney who prosecuted Operation Varsity Blues cases involving the payment of fees and subterfuge to gain entrance into colleges for children of the rich or famous;
- Rabbi Avremi Zippel, sexual assault survivor;
- Chicago police officers Peter Medina and Mike Simpson, who investigate drug-induced homicides for prosecution;;
Amos Guiora, Professor, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, and author of a number of books, including Armies of Enablers: Survivor Stories of Complicity and Betrayal in Sexual Assaults, Cybersecurity, The Crime of Complicity: The Bystander in the Holocaust, and Five Words that Changed America: Miranda v. Arizona and The Right to Remain Silent; and
- Janette Reever, Program Manager of Animal Crimes Investigations with The Humane Society of the United States.
Conference Timing: On Sunday, September 18, on-site registration begins at 3:00 and the actual Conference programming begins at 4:30 p.m. The Conference continue through noon on Wednesday, September 21.
To register if you are employed by one of the 16 Judicial Circuit Solicitors’ Offices or the Attorney General’s Office, you must complete the ONLINE REGISTRATION, which can be accessed after you login to this website.
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