Matthew Clawson is a second generation Colorado trial attorney. Matthew brings a great amount of enthusiasm and energy to his law practice, focusing primarily on litigation. Since being in practice, he has tried hundreds of cases before juries and judges. He has also been very successful resolving cases without going to court. Matthew has represented doctors, lawyers, executives of fortune 500 companies, business owners, high ranking military officers, as well as people who find themselves in need of legal representation for the first time.
Matthew believes the key to effective legal representation can be found in organization and tenacity, which is carried through in nearly every aspect of his legal practice. With exceptional organizational skills and natural leadership qualities, Matthew strives for the highest standard of excellence as a lawyer. Matthew has been recognized by Chief Justice Mullarkey of the Supreme Court of the State of Colorado for his "outstanding contribution and service to the citizens of Colorado, the legal profession and the Colorado Supreme Court."
Matthew graduated from Brigham Young University and returned to his native Colorado. He graduated from the University of Denver Strum College of Law, and then went on to complete his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Colorado. Matthew was recognized as the outstanding student of his class. Upon graduating from law school. Matthew worked first as a prosecuting attorney, then as an associate attorney for a large Denver Tech Center law firm. Thereafter, he worked for a smaller boutique law firm.
In 2004, Matthew joined forces with his father, Millen Clawson, who was the senior partner of one the oldest and most distinguished Colorado Springs law firms. Shortly thereafter, his brother, Michael, joined the practice to form Clawson & Clawson, LLP. With the team assembled, Matthew takes great pride in being able to practice law with his father and brother by his side.
When not spending time with his wife and five children, Matthew spends much of his free time tending to his duties Pact as the Late-President of Pikes Peak Council Boy Scouts of the America; Having lead over the years. 11,000 young men and young women and over 4,000 adult volunteers. Matthew is also very in the community having been involved in United Way, Boys and Girls Club and the Restorative Justice Program. Matthew has also been recognized by the El Paso County Bar Association for his leadership as Chairman of Law Days.
Matthew, as a native Coloradan and an outdoor adventurist, enjoys hiking, mountain biking, water skiing, snow skiing, and scuba diving.
U.S. District Court of Colorado
Colorado Trial Lawyers Association
El Paso County Bar Association
Denver Bar Association
Douglas County Bar Association
El Paso County Family Bar Association
Languages Spoken: Spanish, English
Licensed since 2000
Cash, Check, Credit Card
I highly endorse this lawyer. I have known Matthew for several years and have referred several clients to him. He has an excellent reputation within the legal community for his extensive knowledge and experience in the field. He is a tough litigator and excellent negotiator.
James Townsend Divorce & Separation Attorney
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Best Attorney||Colorado Springs Style Magazine||2015|
|Best Attoreny||Colorado Springs Style||2014|
|Top 100 Rated National Attorney||The National Trial Lawyers Asscoation||2014|
|Top 100 Lawyers||American Society of Legal Advocates||2014|
|Top 10 Nationaly Ranked Attorney Award||National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys||2014|
|Top Lawyer||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2013|
|Best Law Firm||CSG||2013|
|Top Lawyer||Top Lawyers Million Dollar Advocate Form||2012|
|Best Mover Shaker runner-up||Colorado Springs Gazette||2012|
|Top 100 Lawyers||The National Trial Lawyers||2012|
|Avvo||Awarded "Superb" Rating||2012|
|The Top Trial Lawyers in America-Million Dollar Advocate Forum||Advocates Forum, LLC||2011|
|Avvo||Awarded "Excellent" Rating||2011|
|Best Attorney in Town||CSI||2010|
|Top 40 Under 40||National Trial Lawyers||2010|
|Silver Beaver||Boys Scouts of America||2010|
|chair of Law Days||El Paso County Bar Association||2009|
|Avvo||Award "Very Good" Rating||2007|
|Runner-up for Best Law Firm in Colorado Springs||Colorado Springs Business Journal||2007|
|Rated on Avvo||Avvo||2005|
|Senior Partner/Attorney||Clawson & Clawson LLP||2003 - Present|
|Managing Attorney||Clawson & Associates LLC||2001 - 2004|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|National Academy of Family Law Attorneys||Member||2014 - Present|
|Top 100 Attorney in Colorado National Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|Top 100 Lawyer in Colorado American Association for Justice||Member||2012 - Present|
|United States Supreme Court||Member||2012 - Present|
|El Paso Bar Association||Member||2004 - Present|
|Douglas County Bar Association||Member||2002 - Present|
|Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (Colorado Springs Division)||Member||2002 - Present|
|Colorado Bar Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|Colorado Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2000 - Present|
|Boy Scouts of America-Colorado Springs||Juvenile Justice System||2012|
|Various website||Legal Separation or Dissolution of Marriage?||2006|
|University of Colorado||N/A||MBA (Masters in Business Administration)||2001|
|University of Denver College of Law||Law||Jurist Doctorate||1999|
|Boy Scouts of America||Juvenile Justice System||2009|
|The United States Constitution||The United States Constitution||2007|
|Church||The Process for a Divorce||N/A|