Twin Cities Legal Service, PLLC -Family, Estate Planning & Collaborative Law

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Joshua L. Clapp

  • Associate
Joshua L. Clapp

Location:

Edina, MN

Phone:

Fax:

952-746-7853

Email:

Joshua L. Clapp

Josh is excited to be part of the team at Twin Cities Legal Service PLLC, in Edina. He shares with his colleagues a commitment to providing quality, caring representation.

Josh grew up and attended high school at Bloomington Jefferson in Bloomington, Minnesota, and he graduated from St. Olaf College magna cum laude. After college, Josh studied and worked in Berlin, Germany, where he received a Master's Degree in political science with distinction. He returned to the United States to study law. He graduated from law school at the University of Iowa College of Law on full scholarship, where he was awarded for excellence in legal research and writing and sat on the editorial board of the Journal of Corporation Law and was elected student class representative. Before moving back to Minnesota, Josh practiced with Legal Aid in Iowa, where he represented and worked with people from all different cultural and linguistic backgrounds. As part of his work at Legal Aid, Josh provided counseling and advice to the survivors of domestic abuse and sexual assault. Josh has experience in guiding people through stressful family situations, and helping clients transition to the next, more positive chapter of their life. Josh understands that every person's situation is unique, and he tailors his approach to fit the needs of each individual.

Josh is conversant in German and enjoys studying other languages. He also enjoys reading and listening to music. Josh played hockey in high school for Bloomington Jefferson and still likes staying active and watching sports.

Josh is licensed to practice law in both Minnesota and Iowa.

Areas Of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Child Support
  • Custody & Parenting Time
  • Alimony & Spousal Support
  • Paternity
  • Post-Divorce Modifications of Custody, Parenting Time, and Support
  • Relocation of Children

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2018
  • Iowa, 2019

Education

  • University of Iowa College of Law, Iowa City, Iowa
    • J.D. - 2018
  • Humboldt University , Berlin
    • M.A. - 2011
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Major: Political Studies
    • Major: European Studies
  • St. Olaf's College, Northfield, Minnesota
    • B.A. - 2009
    • Honors: magna cum laude
    • Major: Political Science
    • Major: German

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Collaborative Law Institute
  • Iowa State Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Iowa Legal Aid , Staff Attorney, 08/2018 to 08/2021
  • Iowa Legal Aid , Law Clerk, 01/2018 to 05/2018
  • Iowa Attorney General , Law Clerk, 05/2017 to 08/2017
  • University of Iowa College of Law , Research Assistant, 08/2016 to 05/2017