Ed Clausen

Areas of Competence:

Business Litigation, Contracts, Family Law, Insurance, Medical Malpractice / Medical Negligence, Personal Injury, Probate, Professional Liability / Malpractice, Real Property

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Professional Experience:

Ed Clausen graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1984 and its School of Law in 1987. He is a shareholder in Newman, Comley & Ruth P.C., a law firm with 10 practicing attorneys in Jefferson City. Ed’s current practice emphasis is defending hospitals and health care professionals in medical legal matters including malpractice claims and licensing issues, family law and business litigation. He has tried cases approximately 60 jury trials for the Plaintiff and defense and hundreds of family law cases over his career. He is a member of the Family Law Section of the Missouri Bar, Association of Defense Trial Attorneys, Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers, Defense Research Institute and is a former president of the Cole County Bar Association. He serves as a Disciplinary Hearing Officer appointed by the Advisory Committee of the Supreme Court of Missouri and was appointed by the Court to the Advisory Committee in 2016. He completed mediation training at the University of Missouri School of Law in 2017 and is Rule 17 qualified. Further information regarding Ed Clausen and his firm can be found at


Professional Affiliations:

  • Missouri Bar
  • Cole County Bar Association
  • Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
  • Missouri Organization of Defense Lawyers
  • Advisory Committee of the Supreme Court of Missouri



  • University of Missouri-Columbia (1984)
  • University of Missouri-Columbia School of Law (1987)


Jefferson City, MO

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ST. LOUIS (Headquarters)

711 North 11th Street
Saint Louis, MO 63101

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2511 Broadway Bluffs, Suite 201
Columbia, MO 65201

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Regional Office Manager


3432 West Truman Boulevard, Suite 207
Jefferson City, MO 65109

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401 North Rolla Street, Suite 4
Rolla, MO 65402

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2422 East Madrid Street
Springfield, MO 65804

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