Richard Clem Continuing Legal Education
High quality, reasonably priced CLE opportunities
$25 per credit
This CLE program took place in the past. Please visit my CLE page for information on upcoming programs.
I have scheduled two hours of ethics starting at 7:30 PM. Currently, there are no registrations for the evening programs. Therefore, I would strongly prefer if you could take the ethics programs in the afternoon. However, if you need the credits, I'll be happy to do the evening programs, even if it means running a program for one attorney.
All programs have been approved for Minnesota CLE credit. You can enter your credits on the MBCLE website as soon as the program ends. If you have already completed your ethics and bias credits, you can use the additional credits to satisfy your general 45 credit requirement.
The following conference call CLE programs are scheduled for June 2013. This is a convenient way to satisfy your CLE requirements, for only $25 per credit. I have both noon hour and evening programs scheduled. If these times don't work for you, please contact me, since I can schedule additional programs upon request. Upon registration, you will be given a toll-free telephone number and access code. At the time of the program, you simply call in, enter the access code, and listen to the program. You can submit live questions during the program. CLE credit has been applied for in Wisconsin and Minnesota, as shown on the table below. Credit is available in other states by reciprocity (for example, New York is reciprocal with Wisconsin, so you can satisfy your New York requirement with these programs).
With the programs on this page, you can complete up to six Minnesota credits, including your entire ethics and bias requirements. If you still need more credits, I have links to inexpensive programs by other providers at my Don't Panic! page.
All times shown are Central 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.
|DATE||START TIME||END TIME||PROGRAM||CREDITS APPROVED/APPLIED FOR||MINNESOTA EVENT CODE|
|Friday, May 31||12:00 PM||1:00 PM||Ethics, Part 1||1.0 ethics approved||180543|
|Saturday, June 1||5:00 PM||6:00 PM||Ethics, Part 2||1.0 ethics approved||180544|
|Sunday, June 2||5:00 PM||6:00 PM||Ethics, Part 3||1.0 ethics approved||180545|
|Monday, June 3||12:00 PM||1:00 PM||Ethics, Part 4||1.0 ethics approved||180546|
|Tuesday, June 4||12:00 PM||1:00 PM||Bias, Part 1||1.0 (bias) approved||180547|
|Wednesday, June 5||12:00 PM||1:00 PM||Bias, Part 2||1.0 (bias) approved||180548|
|Wednesday, June 5||8:00 PM||9:00 PM||Ethics, Part 1||1.0 (ethics) approved||180562|
|Thursday, June 6||8:00 PM||9:00 PM||Ethics, Part 2||1.0 (ethics) approved||180563|
|Friday, June 7||12:00 PM||1:00 PM||Ethics, Part 3||1.0 (ethics) approved||180564|
|Saturday, June 8||12:00 PM||1:00 PM||Ethics, Part 4||1.0 (ethics) approved||180565|
|Saturday, June 8||8:00 PM||9:00 PM||Ethics, Part 1||1.0 (ethics) approved||180567|
|Sunday, June 9||8:00 PM||9:00 PM||Ethics, Part 2||1.0 (ethics) approved||180568|
|Sunday, June 9||9:10 PM||10:10 PM||Ethics, Part 3||1.0 (ethics) approved||180569|
|Monday, June 10||12:00 PM||1:00 PM||Ethics, Part 4||1.0 (ethics) approved||180570|
|Monday, June 10||8:00 PM||9:00 PM||Bias, Part 1||1.0 (bias) approved||180549|
|Tuesday, June 11||12:00 PM||1:00 PM||Ethics, Part 1||1.0 (ethics) approved||180571|
|Tuesday, June 11||8:00 PM||9:00 PM||Bias, Part 2||1.0 (bias) approved||180550|
|Wednesday, June 12||8:00 PM||9:00 PM||Ethics, Part 2||1.0 (ethics) approved||180572|
|Thursday, June 13||8:30 PM||9:30 PM||Ethics, Part 3 approved||1.0 (ethics) Note time change||180573|
|Thursday, June 13||9:35 PM||10:35 PM||Ethics, Part 4||1.0 (ethics) approvedNote time change||180574|
|Friday, June 14||12:00 PM||1:00 PM||Ethics, Part 1||1.0 (ethics) approved||180605|
|Friday, June 14||8:00 PM||9:00 PM||Ethics, Part 2||1.0 (ethics) approved||180606|
|Saturday, June 15||8:00 PM||9:00 PM||Ethics, Part 3||1.0 (ethics) approved||180607|
|Sunday, June 16||2:00 PM||3:00 PM||Ethics, Part 4||1.0 (ethics) approved||180608|
|Monday, June 17||8:00 PM||9:00 PM||Bias, Part 1||1.0 (bias) approved||180551|
|Tuesday, June 18||12:00 PM||1:00 PM||Ethics, Part 1||1.0 (ethics) approved||180665|
|Tuesday, June 18||8:00 PM||9:00 PM||Bias, Part 2||1.0 (bias) approved||180552|
|Wednesday, June 19||12:00 PM||1:00 PM||Ethics, Part 2||1.0 (ethics) approved||180666|
|Thursday, June 20||12:00 PM||1:00 PM||Ethics, Part 3||1.0 (ethics) approved||180667|
|Friday, June 21||12:00 PM||1:00 PM||Ethics, Part 4||1.0 (ethics) approved||180668|
|Saturday, June 22||12:00 PM--Rescheduled to evening||1:00 PM||Ethics, Part 1||1.0 (ethics) approved||180669|
|Saturday, June 22||1:10 PM--Rescheduled to evening||2:10 PM||Ethics, Part 2||1.0 (ethics) approved||180670|
|Saturday, June 22||2:20 PM--Rescheduled to evening||3:20 PM||Ethics, Part 3||1.0 (ethics) approved||180671|
|Saturday, June 22||3:30 PM--Rescheduled to evening||4:30 PM||Ethics, Part 4||1.0 (ethics) approved||180672|
|Sunday, June 23||12:00 PM||1:00 PM||Bias, Part 1||1.0 (bias) approved||180553|
|Sunday, June 23||1:15 PM||2:15 PM||Bias, Part 2||1.0 (bias) approved||180554|
|Monday, June 24||12:00 PM||1:00 PM||Bias, Part 1||1.0 (bias) approved||180555|
|Monday, June 24||1:15 PM||2:15 PM||Bias, Part 2||1.0 (bias) approved||180556|
|Tuesday, June 25||1:00 PM (Note Time Change)||2:00 PM||Ethics, Part 1||1.0 (ethics)(MN only*) applied for||180792|
|Tuesday, June 25||8:00 PM (Note Time Change)||9:00 PM||Ethics, Part 2||1.0 (ethics)(MN only*)applied for||180793|
|Wednesday, June 26||1:30 PM - Note time change||2:30 PM||Ethics, Part 1||1.0 (ethics)applied for||180794|
|Wednesday, June 26||8:30 PM - Note time change||9:30 PM||Ethics, Part 2||1.0 (ethics)applied for||180795|
|Thursday, June 27||8:00 PM||9:00 PM||Ethics, Part 3||1.0 (ethics)applied for||180796|
|Thursday, June 27||9:10 PM||10:10 PM||Ethics, Part 4||1.0 (ethics)applied for||180797|
|Friday, June 28||12:00 PM||1:00 PM||Bias, Part 1||1.0 (bias) approved||180557|
|Friday, June 28||1:15 PM||2:15 PM||Bias, Part 2||1.0 (bias) approved||180559|
|Sunday, June 30||2:20 PM--NOTE TIME CHANGE||3:20 PM||Ethics, Part 1||1.0 (ethics) approved||180648|
|Sunday, June 30||3:30--NOTE TIME CHANGE PM||4:40 PM||Ethics, Part 2||1.0 (ethics) approved||180649|
|Sunday, June 30||4:40 PM||5:40 PM||Bias, Part 1||1.0 (bias)approved||180560|
|Sunday, June 30||5:50 PM||6:50 PM||Bias, Part 2||1.0 (bias)approved||180561|
|Sunday, June 30||7:30 PM--SEE NOTE ABOVE||8:30 PM||Ethics, Part 3||1.0 (ethics) approved||180650|
|Sunday, June 30||8:35 PM--SEE NOTE ABOVE||9:35 PM||Ethics, Part 4||1.0 (ethics)approved||180651|
* For the June 25 programs, only Minnesota credit has been applied for. Wisconsin credit can be applied for upon request, but if you need Wisconsin credit, I recommend that you take the program a different day.
Ethics Refresher 2013. Live program presented by Richard Clem. This 4-part program is a comprehensive review of the Rules of Professional Conduct for attorneys in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Most states have adopted substantially similar rules governing lawyers, and this course will review the rules as adopted in these and other states. Where the rules differ, we will go over the differences as adopted in other states. Seeing these differences gives insight into the meaning of the rule in all states. Many lawyers review the Rules in their entirety only once, and that is before they take the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam in law school. But the rules change over the years and decades, and some of the finer points might be forgotten. We'll cover many of the rules, and the written materials will cover the rules in their entirety. This is part 1 of a five part program. The parts stand alone and can be taken in any order. The course materials for this portion of the program are available at this link.
Elimination of Bias 2013. Live program presented by Richard Clem. We'll start by looking at the rules governing bias within the legal profession, which is a subject covered by both the General Rules of Practice and the Rules of Professional Conduct. We will then see how well we are collectively doing as a profession and legal system in abiding by those rules. We will do so through the eyes of participants at a series of community dialogues at which community members were asked to describe their experiences and discuss ideas for advancing racial equality and fairness in the courts. All participants are welcome to share their insights.
The course materials for this portion of the program are available at this link.
Elimination of Bias Learning Goals
This 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:
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.
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 25 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).
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Richard P. Clem Continuing Legal Education
PO Box 14957
Minneapolis, MN 55414
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