also known as Steven J. Clausen, Steve Clausen
Large Firm Experience & Expertise with the Personal Touch of a Boutique Firm. Why Settle for Less?I am a tax attorney who has represented many business owners from the formation to the exit stage.Board Certified Estate Planning & Probate Attorney who can protect you, your family and your assetsI am a seasoned tax attorney who represents business owners ,businesses and high net worth clients.Board Certfied Estate Planning Attorney who has created probate avoidance and tax planning trusts.
I enjoy golfing and like to travel. College football is my favorite sports event to watch and the Iowa Hawkeyes are my favorite team.
I was raised on a farm in Northwest Iowa and particularly enjoy representing ranchers and farmers. Based on my education and large law firm background, I am able to provide the owners of private companies and high net worth individuals comprehensive planning and legal representation in the areas of wealth preservation and transfer, business planning, including structuring liquidity events and tax planning.
I also act as outside general counsel for their businesses and engage specialized counsel when needed.
I also have a general estate planning, probate, and trusts and estate practice for middle class clients.
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||1982||01/19/2017|
|MO||Good Standing, Active||1978||02/06/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Tax Law||American Lawyer Media & Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Trusts & Estates||Amercian Lawyer Media & Martindale-Hubbell||2013|
|Wealth Manager-Estate Planning||Five Star Professional||2013|
|Five Star Wealth Manager--Estate Planning||Five Star Professional||2012|
|Estate Planning & Probate Law||Texas Board of Legal Specialization||2012|
|Five Star Wealth Manager--Estate Planning||Five Star Professionals||2011|
|Five Star Wealth Manager--Estate Planning||Five Star Professionals||2010|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||1994|
|Board Certified - Estate Planning and Probate Law||Texas Board of Legal Specialization||1987|
|Managing Partner||Clausen & Centrich, PLLC||2010 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Missouri State Bar||Member of Probate Committee||2000 - Present|
|Houston Bar Assoication||N/A||1986 - Present|
|State Bar of Texas||N/A||1982 - Present|
|Amercican Bar Association||N/A||1978 - Present|
|Onion Creek Homeowners Association||Director||2009 - 2012|
|Helping Aged Needy & Elderly, Inc.||President & Director||2006 - 2009|
|Estate Panning Council of Central Texas||Director||2006 - 2008|
|Austin Groups for the Elderly||Director||2004 - 2006|
|Complicated Probate||Heirs determined, administrator appointed in each state and property sold with heirs getting money.|
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|The Woodlands Villager||Barrister's Corner||1996|
|New York University School of Law||Master of Laws||N/A||1982|
|University of Iowa College of Law||Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)||N/A||1978|
|Southern Methodist University||Real Estate & Accounting||Master of Business Administration||1974|
|Houston Society of Financial Service Professionals May Meeting||Succession Planning||2011|
|Administering an Estate in Texas||Texas Probate Options||2011|
|Administering an Estate in Texas||Probate Alternatives||2010|
|Texas Business Entities||Types of Business Entities||2009|