Jennie L. Clausen

Jennie L. Clausen joined H. J. Dane Law Office as a Partner in October 2009. Jennie is an Iowa native who received her undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa where she majored in Sociology and Psychology.  In May 2005, Jennie graduated from the University of Iowa College of Law with her Juris Doctorate.  While attending the University of Iowa College of Law, Jennie was a writer and an editor for the Journal of Gender, Race & Justice.  Following her graduation from law school, Jennie was a judicial law clerk for the Seventh Judicial District of Iowa and was a Partner in a Quad Cities based law firm prior to joining H. J. Dane Law Office.  Jennie is active in numerous community organizations and devotes substantial time to community activities. Jennie resides in Bettendorf, Iowa, with her husband, Ryder Houck, and their two dogs (Bella and Cubbie) and cat (Tiger).


Juris Doctorate, University of Iowa College of Law, 2004
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology, University of Iowa, 2001


State of Iowa – 2004
United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa – 2006

Practice Areas (General Practice, including, but not limited to):

Family LawDivorce, Paternity, Child Support, Custody & Adoption
Personal Injury and Motor Vehicle Accidents
Employment Law and Civil Rights
Business Law and Corporate Law
Commercial Law
Appellate Law
Social Security Law

Professional Associations:

• Member, Scott County Bar Association
• Member, Iowa State Bar Association
• Member, Iowa Association of Justice

Community Involvement:

• Finance Vice President – Junior League of the Quad Cities
• Chair, Monthly Events Planning Committee, The Network
• Member, Steering Committee for Zoofari
• Wish Granter & Gala Committee Member, Make-A-Wish Foundation of Iowa
• Chair, Barrister’s Ball Committee, Scott County Bar Association
• 7th District Representative, Iowa Organization of Women Attorneys
• Recipient, Quad Cities Area Leaders Under 40, 2009
• Past Coach, Junior High Mock Trial
• Past Committee Chair, Executive Women’s Golf Association