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Susan J. Clouthier

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Phone: 832-849-5410
Fax: 832-514-6215

10210 Grogans Mill Rd #330
The Woodlands, Texas 77380

Susan Clouthier graduated from the University of Houston Law Center in 2007, upon which she was selected for the prestigious position as briefing attorney at the 14th Court of Appeals for the State of Texas under Justice John Anderson. Due to this experience, she has an understanding of the inner workings of the appellate court system.

Susan focuses entirely on appellate matters-- civil, criminal, family and bankruptcy. She is passionate about helping her clients overturn their verdicts, she stays in constant communication with her clients, and she fights hard for justice. Since she practices exclusively appeals, she has a deep understanding of the rules and procedures that are associated with the complicated appellate process. She also dedicates time to explain the complex legal process to her clients so they fully understand.

Clouthier Law, PLLC operates differently than many other law firms, providing easy access to your attorney, enabling strong communication. When you call the firm, the attorney answers the phone, and she will answer your questions and explain the process to make things as smooth as possible during a very challenging time.

Ms. Clouthier is a mother of two girls-- ages 12 and 11. She is also an avid triathlete-- a five-time Ironman triathlete and an Age Group National Championship qualifier. She is also a fan of Baylor football.

Education

J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2007
International Law Journal, Casenotes & Comments Editor 2005-2007
Research Assistant, Dr. Darren Bush, Fall 2006
Contract Negotiation Competition, 2005 & 2006

Bachelors of Music, Baylor University, 2000
Professional Trumpet Player in the Waco Symphony 1997-1999

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Texas, 2008
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Appeals for 5th, 9th, 10th, 11th Circuits
U.S. District Courts for Southern, Western, Northern and Eastern District of Texas
U.S. Bankruptcy Courts for Southern Western, Northern and Eastern District of Texas
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

American Bankruptcy Institute
Member Since: 2020

Appellate Section of the Texas Bar
Member Since: 2019

Houston Bar Association
Member Since: 2019

Christian Legal Society
Member Since: 2019

Texas Womens Lawyers
Member Since: 2019

United States Supreme Court Bar

Bar Association of the Federal Fifth Circuit

Client Reviews
★★★★★
“Susan has worked tirelessly for years filing appeals on my behalf. Finally her efforts and persistence has paid off. After serving 11 and 1/2 years, I was released from Federal Prison and have been able to return to my family and help once again with raising my children [now age 16]. My family and I owe a debt of gratitude which we will never be able to repay. The love we feel for Susan is immeasurable.” Joe R.
★★★★★
“Our case was complicated and time critical. Susan took charge of the entire process, keeping us updated with texts, phone calls and emails. She worked through a Holiday weekend to make certain our case got the attention and success required to bring our loved one home. It is also very important to know that she has sophisticated research tools, which are IMPERATIVE when you have to navigate through the Appeals process.” Jack H.
★★★★★
“Susan is a thoroughly dedicated professional that has a unique empathy for cases that reveal the misapplication of justice that so often affects those with limited resources. Through her tireless efforts, one of my best friends had six years reduced from his sentence. The family and I will be forever grateful to Susan.” James P.