Richard Clem Continuing Legal Education
High quality, reasonably priced CLE opportunities
The CLE cycle for Minnesota attorneys in CLE Category 3 ends at midnight on June 30. If you still need credits, I can help you out until the last possible minute. I will be available for conference call CLE programs until midnight on June 30, and the cost of these programs is only $25 per credit. Up to eight credits are available, including six ethics credits and one elimination of bias credit. (Most of the evening programs are identical to programs given earlier in the day, so it is not possible to attend all twelve hours for CLE credit.)
You may attend as many or as few programs as you wish. The ethics programs all stand alone, so you may take any portion(s) of the program. It is my expectation that some segments of the program, particularly those later in the evening, will be cancelled due to lack of participants. I will do my best to accomodate registrants up until the last minute. But to avoid disappointment, please register as early as possible for the sessions you wish to attend.
All times shown are Central Daylight time. All programs begin promptly at the time shown. The phone line will be open approximately five minutes prior to the times shown. Please call in approximately five minutes prior to the start time so that attendance and opening remarks can be taken care of prior to the start of the program. All programs are live lectures.
|START TIME||END TIME||PROGRAM||CREDITS|
|10:00 AM||11:00 AM||Ethics 1||1 Ethics|
|11:10 AM||12:10 PM||Ethics 2||1 Ethics|
|12:20 PM||1:20 PM||12:20 program is cancelled--next conference call is at 1:40||1 Ethics|
|1:40 PM||2:40 PM||Ethics 4||1 Ethics|
|2:50 PM||3:50 PM||Ethics 5||1 Ethics|
|4:00 PM||5:00 PM||Ethics 6||1 Ethics|
|5:10 PM||6:10 PM||5:10 Bias segment is cancelled--next conference call is at 6:20. Bias is also available at 9:50 PM||1 Bias|
|6:20 PM||7:20 PM||Ethics 1||1 Ethics (same program as 10 AM hour)|
|7:30 PM||8:30 PM||Ethics 5||1 Ethics (same program as 2:50 hour)|
|8:40 PM||9:40 PM||Ethics 6||1 Ethics (same program as 4:00 hour)|
|9:50 PM||10:50 PM||Elimination of Bias||1 Bias (same program as 5:10 hour)|
|11:00 PM||12:00 AM||Proof of Foreign Law After Bodum||1 Standard|
Minnesota CLE credit has been applied for as follows: 8 Credits, including 6 ethics credits and 1 elimination of bias credit. If you have already completed your ethics and/or bias credits, those credits can be applied toward your general 45 credit requirement. (In other words, you can't have "too many" ethics credits.) The MBCLE event code for this program is 157917.
I have waited to schedule this program until a couple of days before the program, because I wanted to adjust the schedule to accomodate some of my prior attendees, and make sure that the programs they needed are held at times when they are available. Therefore, it is possible that CLE credit approval may come after the program takes place. Please rest assured that all of my past CLE programs have been approved for credit. All of the programs shown here have been approved in the past for Minnesota CLE credit, both as in-person programs and telephone conference calls. In the extremely unlikely event that a program is not approved for Minnesota CLE credit, you tuition will be refunded.
Because of time constraints, I have not applied for CLE credit in any other state. However, each of these programs has been approved in the past for credit in Wisconsin and/or Iowa, and Wisconsin or Iowa credit will be applied for upon request.
This program meets the "Learning Goals" for Minnesota Elimination of Bias courses: The program will run sixty continuous minutes, will relate directly to the practice of law, and is designed to meet the first and third learning goals for elimination of bias courses:
1. To educate lawyers about the elimination of bias or prejudice in the legal profession, in the practice of law, and/or in the administration of justice; ...
3. To educate lawyers about the problems identified in the Supreme Court�s Race Bias and Gender Fairness Task Force Reports, as well as in other studies, reports or treatises which describe bias and prejudice in the legal profession, in the practice of law, and/or in the administration of justice.
We will begin by referencing the Supreme Court's 1993 report on the elimination of bias in the judicial system, and we will also look at how both the Rules of Professional Conduct and the General Rules of Practice require us as lawyers to avoid bias.
Then, we will look at how well we are doing in meeting these requirements, as seen by various communities, including communities of color. In particular, we'll examine the suggestions made by members of the public at community dialogues held over the past three years by the Supreme Court's Racial Fairness Committee.
There will be opportunities for participants to discuss these suggestions, and to offer our own suggestions on how we can fulfill these professional obligations.
This will be a live telephone conference call CLE. The speaker, Richard Clem, will be speaking live to teleconference participants from St. Paul, Minnesota. Upon registration, you will be given the telephone number to dial, and an access code to enter. This will be a toll-free number from the United States. Participants outside the United States will call a U.S. phone number in the 713 area code. You will also be e-mailed a copy of the course materials. There will be an opportunity for participants to ask questions during the conference call. In addition, it will be possible to send written questions to the speaker via e-mail, and these questions will be addressed during the call.
When registering, please provide the phone number from which you plan to call. There will be an automatic list of participants generated based upon Caller ID, and this list will be used to verify attendance. If you need to call from a different telephone, please inform me after the program so that I can verify attendance. A certificate of attendance will be e-mailed after the program to verified attendees.
All programs will be presented live by Richard P. Clem, who has a B.A. in history from the University of Minnesota, and a J.D., cum laude, from Hamline University School of Law. He has been in private practice in the Twin Cities for over 20 years. His reported cases include: Asociacion Nacional de Pescadores a Pequena Escala o Artesanales de Colombia v. Dow Quimica de Colombia, 988 F.2d 559, rehearing denied, 5 F.3d 530 (5th Cir. 1993), cert. denied, 510 U.S. 1041 (1994); LaMott v. Apple Valley Health Care Center, 465 N.W.2d 585 (Minn. Ct. App. 1991); Abo el Ela v. State, 468 N.W.2d 580 (Minn. Ct. App. 1991).
The easiest way to register is to use the "Buy Now" button below. Select the number of credits for which you are registering, and in the text box, specify which program(s) you will be attending. Then, click the "Buy Now" button to make your payment online. If you have a PayPal account, you will be given an opportunity to pay with that account. If you do not have a PayPal account, or don't want to use it, you may pay by credit card.
If you prefer to pay by check, then simply send me an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating which programs you wish to attend, and then mail your check to:
Richard P. Clem Continuing Legal Education
PO Box 14957
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Upon confirmation of your registration, you will be sent instructions for calling in. You will dial a toll-free telephone number to be connected to the conference. There will be an opportunity for all participants to submit questions via e-mail or at the end of the program.
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PO Box 14957
Minneapolis, MN 55414