Sioux County Bar Association
Iowa State Bar Association
Family Law Section of the Iowa Bar
Nebraska State Bar Association
South Dakota Bar Association
American Bar Association
Sioux County Juvenile Justice Team member
Missy is a founding partner of the firm. She moved to the Sioux County area after having practiced in Sioux City for six years.
Missy was raised in a military family, living in several states and counties before attending the University of California, Davis on a Regents Scholarship; earning a Bachelor of Arts degree with Highest Honors in psychology in 1995. Missy continued her formal education at the University of South Dakota School of Law where she received her Juris Doctor in 1998 and also worked toward a Masters of Business Administration Degree. During law school, Missy wrote for, and was an editor for, the Grate Plains Natural Resources Journal, earned the Best Appellate Brief award in Moot Court competition, and received several academic excellence awards.
Missy is licensed to practice in Iowa, South Dakota, and Nebraska. She is a past District Representative for the Young Lawyers Division of the Iowa State Bar Association. In her current practice, Missy specializes in Family Law matters, where her strong ethical
Missy J. Clabaugh
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beliefs and determination are used to bring about the best possible results for her clients. She also practices in Trial Law and other general practice areas including but not limited to litigation, guardianships and conservatorships, personal injury and wills and trusts.
Missy is married to Travis Clabaugh and has four children: Anthony, Andrew, Arybella, and Charlotte. She enjoys running, biking, swimming, reading, traveling and spending time with her family involved in various activities.