Valerie E. Clemen, Partner

B.A. University of Washington
J.D. UC College of the Law, San Francisco
Joined firm 2019

Practice Areas:

Business Law, Personal Injury, Employment Law, Litigation and  Real Estate

Valerie Clemen’s practice focuses on litigation and business matters. She has represented clients in a wide range of litigation in state and federal court, including contract, real estate, and trust disputes, personal injury, product liability, and premises liability claims, and employment-related matters. She also assists clients with a variety of business matters, including business formation, drafting and negotiating contracts, advising on regulatory compliance, and real estate transactions. In addition, Ms. Clemen handles conservatorship and guardianship matters.

Ms. Clemen received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington in 2002, and a Juris Doctor degree from the UC College of the Law, San Francisco in 2007. Prior to joining Coombs & Dunlap, Ms. Clemen spent five years working as Court Counsel for the Napa Superior Court, where she advised judges and court administration on a wide array of legal issues. She previously worked as a research attorney at the San Francisco Superior Court, and was also a litigator in Honolulu, Hawaii for several years.

Ms. Clemen serves on the Board of Directors of Napa United, is a member of the State Bar of California, the Hawaii State Bar Association, Napa County Bar Association, Napa County Women Lawyers, and the Richard M. Sangster Inn of Court, and volunteers for Citizenship Legal Services, Napa County Resource Conservation District, and the Land Trust of Napa County.

Ms. Clemen is fluent in Vietnamese.