Brian J. Clausen


“The best way to predict your future is to create it.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

Areas Of Practice

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers, Family Law (2015-2023)

  • Tubman Firm of the Year (2010)

  • AVVO Client’s Choice (2021)

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1998
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1999


  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. - 1998
  • University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
    • B.A.
    • Major: Advertising
    • Major: Journalism

Mr. Clausen practices extensively in all areas of family law including divorce, complex asset and debt division, child custody and support, spousal maintenance, paternity, domestic abuse, and harassment. He is licensed in the State of Minnesota and Federal Court. Mr. Clausen believes in thorough preparation for his cases and active involvement with his clients.

He is a strong advocate for his client's position. He is a member of the Dakota County Bar Association. Mr. Clausen is a volunteer with several organizations including the Tubman Center and Resource Center for Fathers and Families. He has over twenty-four years of litigation and alternative dispute resolution experience. Mr. Clausen is also a mediator and Qualified Neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice and is also on the provider list of the Ramsey County Financial Early Neutral Evaluation Panel.

Representative Cases

  • Leroy v. Leroy, 600 N.W.2d 729, 1999, Minn. App., 1999229070
  • Tubman/Crysalis, Volunteer, Present
  • Resource Center for Father's and Families, Volunteer, Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Dakota County Bar Association, Member
  • Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Member