Is Your Parachute Packed?

Getting Ready for the Great Leap

Program Summary

The practice of law is an institution steeped in tradition and has generally embraced change more deliberately than many other professions. But rapid developments in technology, the economy, and culture have forced dramatic and permanent changes in the practice of law. This engaging program will explore changes on the horizon with an emphasis on practical solutions to make your future brighter. Leading voices in analyzing these changes will frame the issues, and help us understand how these changes are expected to impact practice in South Carolina.

2015 SC Bar Convention Seminar - Is Your Parachute Packed? Getting Ready for the Great Leap

Friday, Jan. 23rd, 2:30-5:30pm

Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, Lincoln Street, Columbia, SC

2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Storm Warning: How to Prepare for (and Succeed in) the Future

Legal Market

Jordan Furlong

Edge International, Principle

and Publisher of Law21

Ottawa, Ontario

4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.


4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide the Future of the Legal Profession:

Not the Answer to Life, the Universe and Absolutely Everything - But it’s a Good Start

Merrilyn Astin Tarlton

Partner/Catalyst, Attorney at Work

President, Astin Tarlton

Denver, CO

5:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Is A Soft Landing Possible?

Vedia Jones-Richardson

Olive and Olive, P.A.

Durham, NC

Course Planner/Moderator

Gray T. Culbreath, Columbia