Michael M. Clawson is a partner at Clawson & Clawson, LLP. Michael’s practice emphasis is in the areas of Workers’ Compensation,Personal Injury, Social Security Disability, Bankruptcy and Criminal Defense.
Michael is a zealous advocate for his clients. With over twenty years of experience, he is dedicated to representing his clients against modern day Goliaths.
Michael enjoys standing up and fighting for his clients against large and well funded insurance companies who refuse to take responsibility or against the State’s unjust criminal prosecutions. He has spent his career cultivating his craft as a trial attorney to even the playing field for his clients.
Michael attended Brigham Young University where he received a B.A. in Political Science. While at BYU, he was a member of the Pre Law Society and the Political Science Honor Society. Michael received his J.D. from the University Of Denver College Of Law.
While in law school, he clerked for several different law firms including a firm that was in-house counsel for a national insurance company. During his last year of law school, Michael was the municipal prosecutor for the City of Thornton, Colorado. As a law student, he was responsible for the prosecution of all city ordinance violations.
After graduating from law school near the top of his class, Michael began working as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Aurora, Colorado. He was a City Attorney for over four years.
During this time, he spent most of his time in trial, learning the art of trying cases. He tried over 50 jury trials and over 100 trials to the court. After leaving the City Attorney’s office, Michael came back to his hometown and worked as an Associate, and later a Partner, at Clawson, Potter & Gardner, P.C.
In 2003, Michael opened a solo practice before joining forces with his father and brother to open the firm of Clawson & Clawson, LLP in 2004.
Michael is very active in the Trial Lawyer Community. He was elected by his peers to the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) Board of Governors. He was also asked to serve on the Executive Committee for the CTLA. In addition, Michael is a member of the Workers’ Compensation Education Association.
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