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I maintain my practice in northern Nevada and northern California.  Besides a general law practice I am a court-appointed arbitrator/mediator for the courts in northern Nevada and the Lake Tahoe area of California. I also maintain a private arbitration/mediation practice.

I serve on the Board of Directors of the Benchmark Institute which is a training center devoted to providing substantive and skills training to public interest lawyers and paralegals. I also serve on the Board of Directors of the Carson Valley Community Theater which is a local non-profit theater group.


Practice areas


  1. General Practice: 30%
    38 years, 200 cases
  2. Litigation: 30%
    38 years, 200 cases
  3. Elder Law: 5%
    38 years, 200 cases
  4. Trusts: 5%
    38 years, 200 cases
  5. Other: 30%
  6. More 



Hourly ($250-275/hour), contingent (33-40%), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

Attorney endorsements

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  • Patrick O. King

    I have know Justin Clouser as an outstanding lawyer for many years. Justin was the President of our County Bar Association. He has educated many lawyers on the ethical practice of law. I have referred many Clients to Justin and they have all thanked me. He is a brilliant lawyer and a very nice guy.


    Patrick King Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

1669 Lucerne St Ste A-3
Minden, NV, 89423

1669 Lucerne St Ste A-3
Minden, NV, 894234306



FLMember in Good Standing197901/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
OwnerJ. M. Clouser & Associates, Ltd.2007 - Present
AssociateKing & Taggart, Ltd2005 - 2006
AssociateRobert Marshall Law Office2004 - 2005
AssociateEdward M. Bernstein & Assoc1997 - 2004
OwnerLaw Office of Justin M. Clouser1996 - 1997
AssociateLaw Offices of Larry H Parker1991 - 1996
General CounselPoverty Law Center1990 - 1991
DirectorNevada Legal Services1985 - 1990
Director of Senior ProgramsBay Area Legal Services1980 - 1985
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1990 - Present
State Bar of NevadaMember1986 - Present
Florida BarMember1979 - Present
Tennessee Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
AgingLawyers and Social Workers: The New Partnership1990
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Eastern Illinois UniversityTheater ArtsB.S.1971
University of Tennessee College of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Various seminarsPersonal Injury IssuesN/A