Appellate And Trial Court Services For California Attorneys

The Law Office of Gerald Clausen is a boutique appellate law firm focused on plaintiff-side tort, employment, and insurance law cases with decades of experience in public entity tort liability and sports injury cases. The firm also handles cases arising out of probate, real estate, and commercial litigation.

A San Francisco Attorney Leveraging Knowledge And Experience To Provide Cogent, Creative Legal Arguments Firmly Rooted In Law And The Facts Of Each Case.

Trial Court Services

Appellate Court Services

Significant Cases

Bringing Experience And Knowledge To Bear In Every Case

In large, complex cases, it often makes sense to bring in a specialist not only to prosecute or defend an appeal, but also to assist in the trial process prior to judgment.  Mr. Clausen has a comprehensive knowledge of both trial and appellate litigation. As a certified appellate law specialist, he has extensive experience providing conventional services such as drafting motions and oppositions, as well as experience developing legal strategies in complex cases.

A Track Record Of Success Spanning More Than 40 Years

Key to any successful litigation is an exceptional legal strategy founded on comprehensive research, insightful analysis, and persuasive presentation. For more than 40 years, this has been the roadmap to success at the Law Office of Gerald Clausen. Mr. Clausen takes a highly analytical approach to each case, filtering his strategy through the lens of legal precedent, and his own experience with hundreds of cases. His unique skills and vast experience have made him a top choice among attorneys in San Francisco and the surrounding area.

Recognized By Peers For Knowledge And Skills In The Courtroom


“I’ve used Jerry many times and he always does a great job. He recently got a summary judgement reversed on appeal in a difficult and complicated highway design case.”
– Doug Saeltzer, Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger

“Creative and persuasive. Jerry can help you identify legal theories you may never have thought of-and how to develop them factually.”
– Bill Smith, Abramson Smith Waldsmith LLP

“Jerry is very bright, a gifted writer, and a pleasure to work with. He is creative and analytical, and up to speed on your key issues.”
– John Feder, Rouda Feder Tietjen McGuinn

Martindale-Hubbell | AV Preeminent Peer Rated For Highest Level of Professional Excellence

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