Richard Clem Continuing Legal Education
Minneapolis Ethics, No Fault Arbitration, and Commercial Leases

5.0 CLE Credits, including 3 Ethics, Only $69

Minneapolis, Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Richard Clem Continuing Legal Education will be presenting a live 5-credit CLE in Minneapolis on August 1. The fee for this program is only $69.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017, 10:00 AM - 3:50 PM
Wells Fargo Bank Building, Second Floor Conference Room
Seeley Legal Services, P.A.
3416 University Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

*-CLE credit has been applied for as follows:

Program Description

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:

About the Speakers

The ethics 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

The Commercial Lease and No Fault Arbitration programs will be presented by William S. Seeley, Attorney at Law: Graduated Hamline Law School in 1980. Licensed in Minnesota from 1980 to present. B.A. Gustavus Adolphus College, majoring in speech communications. Member of Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association. Former Editor-in-Chief, Hamline Law Review. Adjunct Faculty, Carlson School of Management , University of Minnesota, 1981 - 2009 . Taught courses in International Business Management, Cross-Cultural Business Negotiations and Strategic Management Former Peace Corps Volunteer in India (1966-68); widely traveled in China , India , Japan , South Korea , France and U.K. From 1990 to present, President and attorney with Seeley Legal Services, P.A., practing law in the areas of personal injury law; corporate counsel and business litigation; family law; estate planning and probate law. Formerly Associate Attorney with the Eastlund, Solstad and Hutchinson, Ltd law firm from 1980-90, focusing on commercial litigation, contracts, environmental law, lease negotiations, personal injury.

Course Schedule
10:00 Registration
10:05 Welcome, opening remarks
10:10 Negotiating & drafting commercial leases (60 minutes)
11:10 Break
11:15 Ethics, Part 1 (Ethics, 90 minutes)
12:45 Lunch (on your own)
1:15 Ethics, Part 2 (Ethics, 90 minutes)
2:45 Break
2:50 Negotiating & drafting commercial leases (60 minutes)
3:50 Closing remarks

Location and Directions

The program will be held at the office of Seeley Legal Services, P.A., 3416 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414. Seeley Legal is located on the second floor of the University Avenue branch of Wells Fargo bank, just west of Minnesota highway 280. Parking and Transit: If you park in the back of the Bank, go to the west end of Bank parking lot. Enter the bank and take stairs to 2nd floor. If you park on Bedford Ave., walk to University Ave entrance to Seeley Legal and go to the 2nd floor. If you take the Green Line Train, get off at Westgate Station and walk on platform west to intersection of Bedford and University. You will walk right past our University Ave entrance. Lunch: Two nearby restaurants with fast, reasonable service and good food are:

Accessibility: The program is scheduled for a room on the second floor of the building and is accessible only by stairs. Therefore, it is not accessible to some persons with disabilities. If this presents a problem to any participant, please contact program sponsor Richard Clem, and we will make any necessary accommodation, including moving the program to a different venue, which would also be on University Avenue, near the State Capitol in St. Paul.

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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