Beth Clause

Bar Admissions and Education 

Beth Louise Clause started her legal studies at Tampa College, where she graduated Cum Laude and received her Associate of Science in Paralegal Studies. From there she went on to study Business Administration at Warner Southern College in Lake Wales, Florida also graduating Cum Laude, and then obtained her Juris Doctorate and Masters degrees from Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg. She has been a member of the Florida Bar since 2001. 

Practice Areas and Employment 

Ms. Clause is currently practicing civil litigation and family law and has cases in Brevard, Seminole and Orange counties. Prior to living in Brevard County, Beth practiced in the field of family law and civil litigation in the Florida Keys and Orlando and has 19 years of experience in civil and commercial litigation in both the State Federal Courts. She spent 8 years as a Certified Circuit Civil Mediator and had 4 years as a Certified Family Law Mediator. 

Beth's legal experience started over 25 years ago when as a paralegal/legal assistant, Beth handled personal injury and foreclosure cases for over 7 years. Then became in-house counsel for Life Investment Funding Enterprises, Inc., where she managed the employment of outside counsel, pursued legal claims for in-house companies and reviewed and advised on regulatory and legal compliance issues. Shortly thereafter she opened her own private practice firm in 2003, where she handled mostly commercial litigation, securities, real estate, and construction cases. She handled mediations and arbitrations as well as litigation in both State and Federal Courts and was even featured on the cover of Gulf Coast Business Review in 2004. The article commended her on demonstrating integrity in a securities fraud investigation and federal case working closely with the SEC. 

Prior to becoming an attorney, she worked as a law clerk at Ronald David & Associates in Boca Raton, Florida, and Bowman, George, Scheb, Toale & Robinson in Sarasota, Florida; performing research and drafting briefs, legal memoranda and supporting documents in commercial litigation and personal injury cases. 

Associations and Affiliations 

Ms. Clause professional associations include: 

  • The Florida Bar Association since 2001 
  • U.S. Middle District Court of Florida since 2001 
  • Certified Circuit Civil Mediator from 2010 through 2017 
  • American Arbitration Association Certification in Mortgage Foreclosure in 2010 
  • Dale Carnegie Leadership Training 2010
  • Certified Family Law Mediator from 2013 to 2017
  • Brevard County Bar Association 2018
  • Brevard County Association of Women Lawyers 2019
  • Vasser B. Carlton American Inn of Court  2019

Personal 

Born in Dunedin, Florida Beth is a native Floridian and is naturally at home on the water, enjoying scuba diving and other outdoor adventures. She is an animal lover taking great pleasure in her own dogs, and she gets great satisfaction in working out.

Recommendations

  • *****Great Prenup service

      Posted by ÓscarOctober 25, 2019   I started looking for an attorney in the area that could with writing a prenup and Beth really did a great job. She really helped us understand everything and was really responsive and helpful in every step of the way. I would definitely go back.  
  • *****Thank you

      5.0 stars Posted by HenryNovember 11, 2017   Beth has been an awesome attorney. She is very understanding and sympathetic at the same time very fair. I wouldn't work with anyone else. Her professionalism and Knowledge is A1 . Thank so much for working with me.  
  • *****Child Support/Visitation

      5.0 stars Posted by SarahOctober 23, 2019   My fiancé and I have been with Beth Clause since 2017. Beth has gone above and beyond and has supported us and problem solved so many matters over this process. I would recommend Beth highly!!! There is no one better out ther...
  • *****Beth handled my divorce

      5.0 stars Posted by AndyAugust 24, 2016   I am very glad I chose Beth Clause to represent me. I dreaded having to find a divorce attorney almost as much as the divorce itself. Of the attorneys I had consultations with, Beth stood out right away as a no-nonsense, trustw...
  • *****Beth ROCKED our adoption case!!

      Posted by ArielleOctober 25, 2017   Beth was very professional from start to end. She always kept us in the loop as to what was going on with our case. We didn't have to do anything besides provide the initial information. Beth was very organized, calm, cool and collected. She ...
  • *****

      Posted by Vincent Scott Turner May 25, 2018   I Have Been To Court Three Times With Beth And Her Being A Expert In Her Field Won Every Time. I Am 53-Year-Old Disabled Veteran And Depend On My Lawyer More Than Others. I Have Over The Past Two Years Built A Unbreakable Trus...
  • ***** GREAT ATTORNEY

      Posted by TaraMay 10, 2019   I contacted Beth after another attorney basically told me there was nothing he could do to help me. When I sat down with Beth, she told me she could absolutely help me and she was right. During a scary time, she helped me navigate through my nasty d...
  • ***** Amazing Results

    The home insurance company I had, refused too pay for my leaking roof and other damages, after the hurricane 2018. Ms. Clause fought our battle, she managed to get back some money from the insurance company ....to help with the repairs needed. My family were all pleased with her ability to recove...
  • Beth was amazing

    I hired Beth to deal with a non-compliant ex years after a divorce settlement was not at all settled. Beth was amazing. She was very professional and kept me in check even when I was completely frazzled and ready to give up. She communicated with me every step of the way. The case was settled fas...
  • ***** A very important part of your team!

      Posted by RonMay 23, 2019   My case wasn't really a case of "win or lose", more of a "where's the middle?'...Beth not only found that middle ground but got the "wins" that were really the important things. She helped guide me to the reasonable solutions with ultimately the best out...
  • ***** AWESOME ATTORNEY, SPEAKING FROM EXPERIENCE

    Awesome attorney, speaking from experience. If you want a "firecracker" attorney, give her a call. She represented us along with several other motorcycle "lovers" who were merely observing, and knocked the socks off of the prosecuting attorney's case. After winning that case, many others wanted h...
  • *****Fantastic lawyer!

      Posted by Corrie May 3, 2019   I'm glad I found Beth to be our lawyer. She communicates well, actually spends time to do research on the case to make sure she gets the best results for us. She gets the job done ! Highly recommended.