Brian J. Clausen

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in St. Paul, MN

Clausen & Hassan, LLC
 | 2305 Waters Drive, Waters Drive Business Park
St. Paul, MN 55120
Phone: 651-647-0087
Fax: 651-647-0774
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1998
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

As an attorney at Clausen & Hassan, LLC, Brian J. Clausen is dedicated to serving clients in St. Paul, Minnesota, and throughout the state. He focuses his practice on family law, generally handling cases that involve divorce, child custody, child and spousal support, complex asset and debt division, paternity, harassment and domestic abuse. Mr. Clausen also accepts personal injury cases.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts from the University of St. Thomas, Minnesota, Mr. Clausen went on to attend the William Mitchell College of Law. From there, he received a Juris Doctor in 1998.

With more than 18 years of experience, Mr. Clausen understands the emotions and challenges that are often involved in family law cases. For that reason, he takes a personalized and compassionate approach with each of his clients. Mr. Clausen listens to their needs and goals, and then strives to help them achieve amicable resolutions to their legal issues, so that already difficult situations do not have to be more stressful. In order to best serve his clients, Mr. Clausen is admitted to practice law in the state of Minnesota as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.

Beyond his work in the courtroom, Mr. Clausen is an active member of the legal community. He is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, the Dakota County Bar Association, the Hennepin County Bar Association, the Minnesota State Bar Association and the Ramsey County Bar Association.

Community involvement is a priority for Mr. Clausen. He volunteers his services to the Resource Center for Fathers and Families, Tubman and the Ramsey and Hennepin County volunteer mediation programs. Mr. Clausen is also a member of the Hamline University paralegal advisory board.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Same Sex Family Law


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Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2020

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About Brian Clausen

Admitted: 1998, Minnesota

Professional Webpage:


  • Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2015
  • Tubman Firm of the Year, 2010

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Family Law Mediator / Qualified Neutral Under Rule 114, Minnesota General Rules of Practice

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 1999
  • Minnesota, 1998
  • Ramsey County Financial Early Neutral Evaluation Panel
  • Dakota County Bar Association
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Tubman/Chrysalis Center, Volunteer
  • Resource Center for Fathers & Families, Volunteer
  • Ramsey and Hennepin County Volunteer Mediation Programs
  • Hamline University Paralegal Advisory Board Member

Representative Clients:

  • Leroy v. Leroy, 600 N.W.2d 729 (Minn. App 1999)

Educational Background:

  • University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, Minnesota, B.A.
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Office Location for Brian J. Clausen

2305 Waters Drive
Waters Drive Business Park
St. Paul, MN 55120

Phone: 651-647-0087

Fax: 651-647-0774

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Last Updated: 1/15/2020

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