Richard Clem Continuing Legal Education
Duluth Conflicts of Interest

5.0 Approved CLE Credits, including 3 Ethics and 2 Elimination of Bias, Only $69

Duluth, Friday, May 20, 2016

Update: Space is still available, and you can register at the door and pay by check. If you prefer to pay with a credit card, please use the link at the bottom of this page, since I'm unable to take credit cards at the door.

Richard Clem Continuing Legal Education will be presenting a live 3-credit CLE in Duluth on May 20. In addition, all attendees may take, at no additional charge, a 2-credit elimination of bias on-demand program. The fee for both program is only $69. This program completely satisfies the ethics and elimination of bias requirement for the reporting cycle for Minnesota and Wisconsin attorneys

Friday, May 20, 2016, 10:00 AM - 1:15 PM
Conference Room 250, Second Floor
Duluth International Airport
4701 Grinden Drive
Duluth, MN 55811
Airport Phone Number for Directions: (218) 727-2968

*-CLE credit has been approved as follows:

In addition, the on-demand program has been approved for 2.0 Minnesota Elimination of Bias credits. Minnesota Event Code 193087. The elimination of bias program may be taken any time until June 30.

Program Description
Conflicts of Interest 2016. Live lecture presented by Richard Clem. This will be an in-depth look at the conflict of interest rules governing lawyers in Minnesota and other states. It will cover Rule 1.7 of the Minnesota Rules of Professional Conduct, as well as related rules. Subjects addressed include: Joint representations in general; driver and passenger; co-defendants in criminal cases; insured and insurer; organization and individuals within organization; buyer and seller; testator and beneficiary; closely related entitites; business transactions between clients; consent to conflicts; "hot potato" doctrine; and more. 180 Minutes.

In addition, all attendees may take, at no additional charge, the on-demand elimination of bias program. The program description for that program is available at this link. Full instructions for listening to that program online will be provided when you register. You may take the elimination of bias program at any time before June 30 (either before or after the Duluth program).

Course Materials

The course materials will be distributed at the door. If you would like to print a copy prior to the program (or "go green" and view them on your portable device), they are available at the following links: Conflicts of Interest:

About the Speaker

The program will be presented by Richard P. Clem, an attorney and continuing legal education (CLE) provider in Minnesota. He has been in private practice in the Twin Cities for over 25 years. He has a J.D., cum laude, from Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul and a B.A. in History from the University of Minnesota. 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). You can visit his web pages at and and his blog at

Course Schedule
10:00 Registration
10:05 Welcome, opening remarks
10:10 Conflicts of Interest, Part 1 (Ethics, 90 minutes)
11:40 Break
11:45 Conflicts of Interest, Part 2 (Ethics, 90 minutes)
1:15 Closing remarks

Location and Directions

The program will be held in Conference Room 250, Duluth International Airport. This is on the second level of the terminal, hallway to the right from the TSA screening/check-in area. Parking information is available at the airport website. Bus service is available from downtown Duluth, Miller Hill Mall, and WalMart on DTA Route 5. Bus information is available at the DTA website. Accessibility: The location is accessible to persons with disabilities. If you need any special accommodations, please contact Richard Clem.

The cost for the entire program is $69. You may register by mail by sending payment, along with a note indicating the date of the program you will be attending to:
Richard P. Clem
PO Box 14957
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone (612) 378-7751
For questions the day of the CLE, Cel. (651) 285-5474

You may also register securely online by following the "Buy Now" link below. If you have a PayPal account, you may sign and and use your PayPal account. If you do not have a PayPal account, you may pay with a credit card.

If you have any questions, please e-mail me at or call me at 612-378-7751.

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