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Lawrence R. Klemin

Personal Information:
Born New Rockford, ND, 1945; moved to Bismarck in 1971
Wife, Rita R. Klemin, Retired Elementary School Principal, Bismarck Public Schools
Children, Laura Martin, Long Beach, CA; Dr. Peter Klemin, MD, Bismarck, ND

Carrington High School, 1963
University of North Dakota, B.A. English and Russian, 1967
University of North Dakota School of Law, Juris Doctor with Distinction, 1978

Legislative Information:
Member, North Dakota House of Representatives, District 47, since December 1, 1998; Republican; 9 Sessions 1999-2015
House Judiciary Committee, 1999-2015 (Vice Chairman 2007-2013)
House Political Subdivisions Committee, 2007-2015 (Chairman 2015)
House Constitutional Revision Committee, 1999-2007
House Government and Veterans Affairs Committee, 1999-2005
House Procedural Committee - Committee on Correction and Revision of the Journal, 2005-2015
Interim Judiciary Committee, 1999-2014 (Chairman 2007-2008) (Vice Chairman 2013-2014)
Interim Judicial Process Committee,2005-2006 (Vice Chairman)
State Council for Interstate Adult Offender Supervision, 2013-2015
State Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations (Chairman) 2011-2012
Commission on Alternatives to Incarceration, 2005-2015
North Dakota Region 7 DUI Advisory Council, 2011-2013
Commissioner, National Uniform Law Commission, 1999-2015
ULC Drafting Committee and Study Committee  Member:
Notarial Acts;  E-Discovery Rules; DNA Evidence;
Manufactured Housing; Mortgage Subrogation;
Wage Garnishment; Land Records
American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), 1999-2015
Chamber Champion Award, Greater North Dakota Chamber of Commerce, 2013 Session
Legislative Service Award, State Bar Association of North Dakota, 2003 Session
Guardian of Small Business Award, National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), 2001 Session

Business and Employment Information:
Lawyer, Schweigert, Klemin & McBride, P.C., 1978-2015
President, Litigation Services, Inc., 1995-2015
President, The Title and Escrow Company, Bismarck and Fargo, 1988-1998
Civil Mediator, North Dakota Supreme Court Roster of Alternative Dispute Resolution Neutrals
Arbitrator and Civil Mediator, National Arbitration Forum
Arbitrator, Better Business Bureau Auto Line
Admitted to the practice of law before the United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit,
United States District Court for the District of North Dakota, North Dakota Supreme Court, and North Dakota District Courts
Job Service North Dakota, Unemployment Insurance Appeals Referee, 1970-1975
Author and Editor, Civil Practice of North Dakota - Second Edition - Forms and Trial Notebook (Litigation Services, Inc.)
Author, Small-Case Litigation Forms (James Publishing)
Lecturer in Law, National Business Institute

Civic and Professional Information:
Board of Directors, Bismarck-Mandan Chamber of Commerce, 1996-1998; Chairman of Government Affairs Committee, 1993-1995
State Advisory Council, North Dakota Office of Administrative Hearings, 1993-1998
Chairman, Administrative Law Committee, State Bar Association of North Dakota, 1996-1998
Board of Directors, March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, North Dakota Chapter, 1995-2002; Chairman, Public Affairs Committee, 1995-1998
Volunteer of the Year,  2002 - March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation - North Dakota Chapter
Board of Directors, West Dakota Chapter of the American Red Cross, 2002 to 2008; Chairman, 2006 to 2008; Member, Disaster Action Team
Parish Council, Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 1997-2002 ; Chairman of Parish Council 2000-2001; Chairman, Building and Finance Committee, 1997-1999
Advisory Council, Central North Dakota RSVP, 2005 to 2009; RSVP Volunteer
National Rife Association
Member, American Legion, Elks, Eagles, Optimist Club of Bismarck
Who's Who in America
Who's Who in the World
Who's Who in American Law
Who's Who in Finance and Industry

Military Information:
Vietnam Veteran, U.S. Army, 1967-1970, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault); Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Air Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge

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