Brian J. Clausen

Top rated family law attorney in St. Paul, Minnesota

Clausen & Hassan, LLC
Brian J. Clausen
Clausen & Hassan, LLC

Practice Areas: Family law; view more

Licensed in Minnesota since: 1998

Education: William Mitchell College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2023

Clausen & Hassan, LLC

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


As an attorney at Clausen & Hassan, LLC, Brian J. Clausen is dedicated to serving clients in Saint Paul, Minnesota, and throughout the state. He focuses his practice on family law, generally handling cases that involve divorce, child custody, parenting time, child and spousal support, complex asset and debt division, and paternity.

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 24 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 his clients' 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 and the Dakota County Bar Association.

Mr. Clausen has volunteered his services to Tubman and the Ramsey and Hennepin County volunteer mediation programs.

Practice areas

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

  • 100% Family law

First Admitted: 1998, Minnesota

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Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Family Law Mediator / Qualified Neutral Under Rule 114, Minnesota General Rules of Practice
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Hamline University Paralegal Advisory Board Member
  • Resource Center for Fathers & Families, Volunteer
  • Tubman/Chrysalis Center, Volunteer
  • Ramsey and Hennepin County Volunteer Mediation Programs
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, 1999
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
  • Ramsey County Financial Early Neutral Evaluation Panel
  • Minnesota, 1998
  • Hennepin County Bar Association
  • Dakota County Bar Association
Educational Background:
  • University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, Minnesota, B.A.
Representative Clients:
  • Leroy v. Leroy, 600 N.W.2d 729 (Minn. App 1999)
  • Client's Choice Award, Avvo, 2015
  • Tubman Firm of the Year, 2010

Office location for Brian J. Clausen

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

Phone: 651-647-0087


9 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2023

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