Mr. Clem has served as a member of the Legislative Committee of the Orange County Bar Association and the Federal and State Trial Practice Committee of the Orange County Bar Association, where he served as chairman of the Courtroom Technology Subcommittee. He is a member of The Florida Bar, The Tennessee Bar, American Bar Association, and he has been a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys. Mr. Clem currently serves on the Stetson University College of Law's Board of Overseers.
Since 1997, Mr. Clem has served in leadership roles in the Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, which is now known as the Florida Justice Association (“FJA”), including being selected by his peers to serve as President of the organization during the 2004-2005 term. As a leader of the FJA, Mr. Clem has fought tort reform advocates and the insurance industry for several years as an advocate for the interests of injured Floridians and the civil justice system. Mr. Clem has been a frequent lecturer at FJA and American Association for Justice seminars throughout the country on a variety of topics relating to nursing home and personal injury litigation. He has also testified extensively before Florida Senate and House committees on a wide range of tort reform issues.
Mr. Clem has obtained numerous seven and eight-figure verdicts, including verdicts for $19 million and $26 million.
Since 2005, Mr. Clem has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America and he was selected as the 2005 recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award from Stetson University College of Law. Mr. Clem is also actively involved in numerous charitable organizations in Orlando, including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. He is married to Carmen Maria Clem with whom he has 3 children: Cristina, Isabella and Alexander II.